Marjorie Elizabeth Austin
1934 - 2024
Marjorie Elizabeth Austin
Burial Information
Burial Date
Thursday May 16, 2024
Burial Time
1:00pm
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill NS
Requested Charity
Charity of choice
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*** UPDATED SERVICE INFORMATION ***

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Marjorie Elizabeth Austin, age 89, of Halifax, formerly of Springhill. Marjorie passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Lewis Munro and Dorothy Elizabeth (Ridgeway) Austin.

Marjorie was educated in the Springhill School system growing up. After highschool she studied to be a secretary at the St. Charles School in Amherst. From there she went on to work at T Eaton company in Moncton. She then went on to study nursing and graduated from the Victoria General School of Nursing as a registered nurse and worked at the Victoria General for all of her nursing career.

Marjorie loved to travel to different locations around the world. She attended and was a long time member of the All Saints Cathedral in Halifax.

She was a kind, loving and caring individual. Always willing to help anyone and everyone in need. She was always the first to lend a helping hand and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.

She will be sadly missed by sister, Helen Austin, of Halifax; brother, Donald Edward (Sandra) Austin of Westville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers Gerald "Bud" and Joseph.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS (902-597-2361). In keeping with Marjorie's wishes, a graveside service will be held in the Hillside Cemetery on Thursday May 16th at 1:00pm.

Those wishing to make a donation in Marjorie's memory may do so to a charity of choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

Marjorie Elizabeth Austin