Madge Maccoll

Madge Maccoll


Longtime resident of Oyama passed away peacefully at home on June 25, 2013.

She was predeceased by

her husband of 60 years

Doug an RCAF pilot; her brothers Gerald and Bill

Tucker and her sister

Gertrude Ley; whom she

dearly loved. She is survived and lovingly remembered

by her children, Marilyn

Domokos of Victoria, Bev

Wilson(Brian) of Victoria,

Brian MacColl(Mae) of

Oyama and Nadine MacColl

of Victoria; also survived by

6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and numerous neices and nephews

and their families. Born in Rivers, Manitoba 1923, she moved to Oyama in 1936, where as a young woman, she was a talented athlete in tennis and baseball. She met

her husband and started their married life stationed at

various air force bases across Canada.

They returned to Vernon, BC in 1957, where she

thoroughly enjoyed her career working at Eaton’s

Catalogue Mail Order and Post Office.

She excelled dealing with the public and staff and

made lifelong friends and co-workers.

Returning to Oyama in 1967, they built their home and

ran a small fruit orchard. Madge was a tireless worker

and indomitable spirit and took pride in her family,

her garden and home. She loved the outdoors, watching hockey and curling and doing puzzles.

On May 25, 2013 her 90th birthday celebration was held at the Oyama Community Hall , attended by family and friends. The family extends special thanks to all those Eaton’s

collegues and local residents who attended. A family

memorial will be held in September. In lieu of flowers,

a donation could be made to the charity of your choice.

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