Sad News of Marjorie Boggs, a Long Time Resident on Clearview Avenue

Post requested by Joyce and Charles, because there may be a number of residents who may like to attend the memorial service next Saturday at St. Matthew’s Church on Glebe Ave.


BOGGS, Marjorie Evelyn Lilian (Armstrong)
June 15, 1935 – January 10, 2015
Predeceased by her loving parents, George and Etta Armstrong, brothers Walter (WWII), Bob, Jack (Bernie Patterson), and sisters June (Edwards, Elwood Edwards), Laura (Larry Belter), Lois (Joe Court), and Irene (Bud Fraser). Survived by daughter Katherine Janet Elizabeth Boggs (Gustaaf Wehnes and grandson Hendrikus Garreth Desmond) and son John Desmond Sutherland Boggs (Claire Gordon) and her sisters Dot (Jack Beattie), Grace (Cam Wilson) and Phyllis (Claire Thrasher); and her many valued nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Marj was a Registered Nurse, a 1956 graduate of the Regina General Hospital School of Nursing. She spent the latter part of her working life as an Administration Assistant for the Ottawa Board of Education. She was known for her love of Canada, family, music and people. A founding member of the piano group “Marjiore” (named in her honour), she was also a member of various choral groups, the latest being the Women’s and Girl’s Choir of St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Ottawa. A Celebration of Marj’s Life will be held at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Ottawa, on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Friends and loved ones are invited to share stories, and enjoy a musical celebration of her life. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Marj’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa-Hull. May she rest in peace.