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Margaret Joan Howe (Leslie)

October 2, 1933 - November 13, 2017


Margaret Joan Howe (Lindholm) passed away peacefully early Monday morning on November 13th, 2017.  Margaret was born in Nelson, B.C. October 2nd, 1933 to Peter and Dorothy Leslie (nee Hanham).  She was the oldest of their 5 children.  Her siblings are Alan, Ian (Ruth), Jo Anne and Ted (Pat).

Margaret has 4 children – Doug, Marianne (Roger), Debra and Colleen (Angus);  7 grand-children – Kevin, Cameron, Kristen, Erin, Damon, Dallon and Delaney and 1 great- grandchild – Jack.  She was also blessed with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews and cousins both in Canada and Scotland.

She worked for many years for Albert Maida at Crown Life Insurance in Nelson and at the Catholic Chancery office until she retired.

She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

In lieu of flowers or cards, the family asks that you do something kind for someone in memory of “Maggie” or make a donation in her memory to the Jubilee Manor Foundation.

The family will be forever grateful for the exceptional care she received from everyone at Jubilee.


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From: Thompson Funeral Services Ltd.

Thompson Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Joan Billett

Debbie Marianne &family my thoughts & prayers are with each of you

From: Joan Billett
Relation: Friend

Debbie Marianne &family my thoughts & prayers are with each of you

From: Patsy Ormond
Relation: friend

Always enjoyed bumping into Margaret at the mall – she was always so kind and friendly. We had a few connections over the years including some time at JM. RIP Margaret. Sending love and sympathy to her family xo

From: Arlene and Michael McMillin
Relation: friend and neighbour

Sincere sympathies to all of Margaret’s children and families. Blessings in this time of transition and adjustment.

From: Regina Day
Relation: Friend

My sincere condolences on the loss of a lovely and well loved lady. She will be missed but leaves the gift of wonderful memories.

From: Donna Ross
Relation: Friend

Please accept my condolences for the loss of your mother, she was a great woman to be admired, so happy to have known her.

From: linda zeznik
Relation: childhood neighbor and life long friend

I don’t know if a kinder, friendlier person ever lived.
She really was special as a truly, lovely person.
So loved by everyone around town.

Service Schedule

Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

In lieu of cards or flowers please do something kind for someone today in memory of “Maggie.

Preferred charity is the Jubilee Manor Foundation.



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