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ECCLESHALL, Margaret (nee Reay)



(Former school secretary at Warminster, Moonstone, Harriet Todd and Hillsdale; Co-founder/instructor of Hillsdale YMCA; Past-president of Orillia Channel Cats; Synchronized swimmer; Ballroom and square dance instructor; Volunteer at William B. Wright School; Avid canoeist, kayaker and sailor; Gardener, Animal lover, Garage sale fanatic; Poker and bingo player)

Unexpectedly at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Monday, August 12, 2019; in her 90th year ("No, don't say it that way,"  she would have said, "I'm only 89.")  Margaret, of Big Cedar Estates, formerly of Orr Lake and Elmvale, will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 68 years, Tony Eccleshall.  Loving mother of Anne Dunston & husband Ray of Australia, Mark Eccleshall & wife Susan of Barrie, and Susan Eccleshall of Orr Lake.  Proud Nanny of Ryan, Shaun, Jack & Daniel.  Younger sister "Nip" of Peter Reay of the U.K.  Following cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Tuesday, August 20 at 11:00 a.m.  If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Salvation Army would be gratefully appreciated. 


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