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Evelyn Marie MacQuarrie

Evelyn Marie MacQuarrie

February 22, 2022

Evelyn Marie MacQuarrie

MacQUARRIE, Evelyn Marie (née Atchison) – A long-time resident of Mount Forest, passed away at Strathcona Long Term Care on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at the age of 97. She was predeceased by her husband, of over 48 years, Donald Douglas MacQuarrie (1995); their three children: William (1976), Neil (1956) and Margaret (1989); grandson Johnathan (2016) and great-granddaughter Evelyn Grace (2019); her five brothers: Harold, Lawrence, Jack, Mervyn and Robert Atchison; and their parents William Stern Atchison and Margaret Ann (née Lawrence); and her beloved in-laws. 

Evelyn is survived by her children and their spouses: Donna (Glen) Krueger, Annabelle (Mike) Kelly, Norman (Veronika) MacQuarrie and daughter-in-law Dora (née Burtch); sister-in-law Anna Marie Atchison, nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, as well as many nieces and nephews. Evelyn will be missed by her many friends, in and around Mount Forest and deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her family. 

The family would like to thank Strathcona Long Term Care for the excellent care and attention that Evelyn received during her time there. 

A private graveside service will be held at Mount Forest Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in Evelyn’s memory are asked to consider a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. 


Annabelle and family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Bill & Yvonne Stewart

— Yvonne Stewart, March 11, 2022

My sympathies to the MacQuarrie family. I have many happy memories of spending time at their farm, playing with Marg, and I know Evelyn was a good friend and neighbour to the Pinder family, particularly Beulah, for many years.

— Lori Solomon, March 3, 2022

Our condolences to the MacQuarrie family. What a legacy Evelyn left behind in her family. Thinking of you at this time.

— Brett and Caitlin Reeves, March 1, 2022

Dear Annabelle
Our sincere sympathies to you and your family on the recent passing of your mom. Hold your memories dear to your heart!
Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Donna Alton

— Donna Alton, March 1, 2022

Our deepest condolences to all of the MacQuarrie family. Evelyn was such a wonderful woman. Rest In Peace sweet lady, love you. XO

— John and Julie Benns, February 27, 2022

To MacQuarrie Family So sorry to hear of Auntie Evelyn's passing. She was a great lady, with a big heart. I'm sure their is a big family reunion happening in heaven now. With Grandpa, & Grandma Atchison, Uncle Harold, Lawrence=My Dad, Auntie Evelyn, Uncle Jack, Uncle Mervyn, & Uncle Bob. I can almost hear them laughing together.
Sincerely, Debbie Atchison=Tannahill & Family

— DEBBIE TANNAHILL, February 27, 2022

Annabelle and family - My sincere condolence on the passing of your mom. Thinking of you.

— Peggy Reist, February 25, 2022

Donna, Annabelle and the MacQuarrie family - our deepest condolences on the death of your mother. She was a great lady. She and Earl's ex-mother in law, Buehlah Carlberg were great friends for many years. Anytime we saw Buehlah she always asked about your Mother. Our prayers are with you.
Earl & Marie (Love) Randall

— Marie & Earl Randall, February 25, 2022

We're thinking of the MacQuarrie families at this sad time. Remember the good times!

— Jim and Kathy Armstrong, February 25, 2022

Our sincere thoughts of sympathy to the MacQuarrie families.
Remembering Evelyn as great friendly person, who loved to dance
& spend time with the residence persons at Royal Terraces & many
other nursing homes.

— Kaye Coutts/ Mike Rundle, February 25, 2022

Norm and Veronika and family. I am saddened to hear of the passing of this sweet lady. Condolences to all.

— Kim Tansley, February 25, 2022

— Ken and Maureen Iles, February 25, 2022

To all the MacQuarrie family so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you

— Karen Rave, February 24, 2022

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all 🦋🕊💕

— David & Shawna Grein, February 24, 2022

Our condolences on the passing of a very special lady. What a wonderful life she has had, and a very special family as part of it.

— Marlene McNally, February 24, 2022

My condolences to the MacQuarrie family. I remember Evelyn fondly from when i was young and attended Letter Breen Church. She would also stop into the Eurig house for a visit with my grandmother(Mabel) when she was on her way into Mount Forest.
Keep all your memories close. A great lady.

— Beth Eurig, February 24, 2022

We were sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

— Bob and Donna McFarlane, February 24, 2022

To all the MacQuarrie family.
We extend our sympathy and prayers to everyone. What a wonderful Mother Grandmother Great Grandmother and friend. May she rest in peace.
Sincerely John and Phyllis

— John and Phyllis Flanagan, February 24, 2022

Sincere sympathy to the MacQuarrie Family. Evelyn was a very faithful and active member of Letterbreen United Church. We will remember Evelyn with fondness. A privilege to have known her. Continued thoughts and prayers to the family. Rev. Russell & Marilyn Rogers

— Russell & Marilyn Rogers, February 24, 2022

Heartfelt condolences to all the MacQuarrie family. Evelyn sang with the Holstein Belles for a few years. Her smile and enjoyment of others shone brightly! A dear lady! We had fun!

— Brenda Calder, February 24, 2022

Deepest sympathy on Evelyn's passing. My dad Bob Flewelling very much enjoyed her company when she resided at Birmingham. They shared lots of fun times. She will be remembered fondly.

— Kelley Eves, February 24, 2022

A great lady has passed to her heavenly reward. I fondly remember a kind, friendly and generous neighbour just across the road.

— Bob Foskett, February 24, 2022

Dear Annabelle and family. My sincerely condolences on the passing of your dear mother and grandmother. While I didn’t really know your mother I knew a bit about her from your & my many trips to Hanover and back. I know that she was a hard worker that loved her husband and family dearly. Your mom suffered great loss over the years but somehow managed to persevere. I know she loved to dance. Well rest assured she is now dancing in the heavens as she so justly deserves! Sincerely Faye and Joe Meulensteen

— Faye Meulensteen, February 24, 2022

Our condolences to the entire family. May your memories comfort you.

— Joan and Lloyd Aitken, February 24, 2022

Evelyn is remembered with much fondness as a dedicated member of Letter Breen United Church, a proud resident of Normanby Township and a caring neighbour. When we reflect upon the roles she had: wife, (including spouse of the Grey County Warden), mother, UCW and WU member, she contributed in so many ways. Know that you are held in our hearts and prayers and that she will not be forgotten. George and (Rev.) Bonnie Holliday

— Bonnie Holliday, February 24, 2022

Please accept my sincere sympathy on your Mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

— Brenda Harris, February 23, 2022

My deepest sympathy to the entire MacQuarrie family . You are in my thoughts and prayers

— Karen K Switzer, February 23, 2022

Our Sincere sympathy to all of Evelyn's family. All of her family loved her and so did many folks in our community. Special sympathy to Donna and Wendy. You will treasure your happy memories of this special lady, always on for a chat when we would meet her. We only have one mother and miss the even though they have lived a long life. Now she is in Heaven with her loved one. Sincerely, Bob and Mary McIntee

— Bob & Mary McIntee, February 23, 2022

Dear Donna and the McQuarrie /Krueger family.Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. May your dear Mother rest in peace.

— Barry and Sharon O’Sullivan, February 23, 2022

Veronika & family. You & your family have my sincere sympathy in the passing of your dear Mom. Enjoyed having a few chats when she was at Birmingham when I worked there. Cherish the wonderful memories who no one can take away.

— Linda Sinclair, February 23, 2022

Annabelle and family, please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. She was a lovely lady that I got to know a little when she was mom's table partner at Strathcona. Keep your memories close!

— Joan Woods, February 23, 2022

My sincere condolences to the MacQuarrie families.

— Barb Noonan, February 23, 2022

My sincere condolences to the McQuarrie family at this difficult time. Evelyn was a community leader in my youth and she will be
dearly missed and remembered by all for her generous nature.

— isobel Oakley, February 23, 2022

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294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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