Mrs. Marjorie Marion POIGNANT

Mrs. Marjorie Marion POIGNANT

Mrs. Marjorie Marion Poignant, late of Abbotsford, BC, passed away on January 25, 2008, peacefully at the age of 93 years at Menno Home.

She is survived by her twin daughters, Lana (John) Verdonk and Linda (Irwin) De Jong; grandchildren, Diane Verdonk, Janet (Jeff) Bryan, John Verdonk, Mark Verdonk, James De Jong, Patti (Mike) Tellefsen, Scott De Jong and Rhonda (Bartt) Booz and great-grandchildren, Alex Bryan, Cassandra De Jong, Joshua De Jong, Gabriel Booz, Andrew Verdonk, Ethan Booz and Micah Booz. She was predeceased by parents, John and Margaret Lindsay (Kent) Moore, husband Nils (Nels) Poignant, son Leonard Poignant at birth, and all her siblings, Tom Moore, Daisy Kelleher and Laura Bird.

Marjorie was a member of Matsqui Lutheran Church where she was taught Sunday school. She was an avid curler where she was the Skip and she won many prizes at bonspiels. She knitted, crocheted and sewed a lot of dresses and did beautiful smocking. She also attended Ridgedale Women’s institute and loved ballroom dancing with dad.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00 am from Henderson’s Fraser Valley Funeral Home at 34537 Marshall Rd with Pastor Charlie Lenz officiating. Burial will be held at Hazelwood Cemetery prior to the service.

Donations may be made to Menno Home or Stone Croft Ministries (Christian Women’s Club).

The family would like to thank Dr. Allan Moore for many years of excellent care and also to the staff on W2 at Menno Home for their kindness and great care.

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Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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