Miramichi #44 has lost a Charter Member, Sis. Marion Benn

1928 - 2015

Sister Marion Margaret Benn 87 of Halifax passed away at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre on May 9, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Dora and James Anderson. She joined Prince Andrew Chapter #40 in June 1999 and was Sentinel for many years and was a Charter Member of Miramichi Chapter #44. She moved to Nova Scotia in 2011.
Sis. Margaret was very active in the Anglican Church, serving as Lay Reader for many years. She loved sports and taught exercises in the Miramichi area and more recently at the Berkley in Halifax. She was very proud of her “Maritimer of the week” award she received for her dedication to teaching others “the love of exercise”. She loved cats.
She is survived by her son Richard (Debbie); daughter Linda; grandchildren Michelle and Tanya and great-grandchildren: Leslie. Benn and Jane. She was predeceased by her husband William Benn, her parents and sister Burnetta Hazelwood.
There was no visitation as per her wishes. A Memorial Service was held on May 14 at St Andrews’s Anglican Church Newcastle.

“Beyond the sunset our loved one
Finds happiness and rest
And there is comfort in the thought
That a loving God knows best.”