Mrs. Marguerite Lichtenstein passed away peacefully at Pioneer Ridge Home for the Aged on Aug. 19, 1997 after a lengthy illness.
Born Nov. 3, 1922 in Moose Jaw, Sask., she grew up in Fort Frances and married Richard Lichtenstein on June 1, 1946. Following this, they moved to Atikokan, where she was active in the Eastern Star and the Atikokan Curling Club. They later moved to Emo and lived there until retirement in 1978.
During her stay in Emo, she enjoyed volunteering for "Meals on Wheels," and worked for the Emo Curling Club. Upon retirement, they moved to Winnipeg and lived there until her husband’s illness in 1989, following which they moved to Thunder Bay to be close to family.
Marguerite is survived by son, Calvin, and wife, Monica; daughter, Leslie Piechota and husband, Richard; and grandchildren, Michael, David, and Jenna Piechota.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard, in 1989; brother, Robert Andrews; and sister, June Selin.
She will be greatly missed by her family.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997 at 11 a.m. in the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street, Thunder Bay, Ont., with Rev. Gwen Nicol-MacDonald of Westminster United Church officiating.
Should friends so desire, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Northern Cancer Research Foundation.