Obituary of Margaret MacKirdy
<h1>Margaret MacKirdy</h1> 1914 - 2008 After a long and full life, Margaret died at The Village of Winston Park, Kitchener, on Saturday, September 6, 2008, in her 94th year. She was born on September 8, 1914 in Broadview, SK. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Kenneth A. MacKirdy in 1968. She was the eldest child of Frances and George Richardson. Margaret is survived by sisters Kathleen Richardson and Dorothy Fuller. She was predeceased by brothers Clem and Douglas (infancy). Loving mother of Margaret MacKirdy (Jeff MacMillan) of Toronto, Kathie Norris (Mickey Norris) of Waterloo and Brian MacKirdy of Kitchener. She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Kenny, Sarah, Melissa, Rebecca, Alana and Danny Norris and Owen MacKirdy Traves. Margaret was an active member of Parkminster United Church in Waterloo. She taught school in Toronto for a number of years, raised her family then supply taught with the Waterloo Region District School Board until her retirement. Upon her retirement, she attended Wilfred Laurier University to obtain her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren by taking a very active role in their lives. She recently resided at The Village of Winston Park. Friends are invited to share their memories of Margaret with her family at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo on Tuesday from 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service to celebrate her life and faith will be held Parkminster United Church on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 2 pm. Following the service, there will be a reception at the church. Interment will follow later in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Condolences for the family and donations to Parkminster United Church or The Village of Winston Park Charitable Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be made through the funeral home, www.erbgood.com or 519.745.8445. In living memory of Margaret, a donation to Trees for Learning will be made by the funeral home.