Margaret  Bullock

Obituary of Margaret Bullock

Margaret Isobel Bullock (nee Ridley), passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 26, 2020 at the age of 95. Born on December 3, 1924 in Moose Jaw, SK, Marg was predeceased by her husband, George; mother, Elizabeth and father William, and her brothers Bill and Norman. Marg is survived by her son John (Brenda), Moose Jaw, SK; daughter Gail Harrower (Bruce) of Ste. Anne, MB.; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; special cousin Jean Straker, Winnipeg, MB., and several nieces and nephews. She enlisted in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps (CWAC) 1941 - 1946 doing clerical duties at Camp Ipperwash, ON where she made many friends with whom she continued contact with over the years. She received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the 1939-1945 War Medal for her service. Marg met her husband, George in Moose Jaw and they were married at St. Andrews United Church on June 3, 1950. They enjoyed visits with her special cousin, Jean and John Straker in Winnipeg, MB., and many times they were called “sisters” when seen together. She was a stay at home mom until March 1965 when her husband passed away. Marg worked at the Moose Jaw Credit Union, first as a stenographer and then as a loan officer. She was an active member of the Moose Jaw community, being a member and holding positions with the Moose Jaw Hockey Society, Association of Canadian Travelers (ACT), Moose Jaw & District Senior Association Board, and is a Lifetime Member of the Moose Jaw & District Senior Association. Many hours were spent enjoying her garden with roses and flowers, painting ceramics, making porcelain dolls and their outfits, and painting classes at Timothy Eaton Place. Marg loved to watch Calgary Stampede Wrestling, WWE Wrestling and all the WrestleMania, Royal Rumble and Summer Slam events. She was a Saskatchewan Roughrider season ticket holder for many years. The family would like to thank the caring staff and management at Chateau St. Michaels for their care of Marg while a resident at their facility. Special thanks to those staff members who made her days so special. Cremation has taken place. As per her wishes, a private graveside immediate family service will be held. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, they may make a donation to a charity of their choice in memory of her. In living memory of Margaret, a memorial planting will be made by Jones - Parkview Funeral Services.
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