MARGARET McCORKINDALE

MARGARET McCORKINDALE

MARGARET “MIX”

McCORKINDALE

Margaret “Mix” McCorkindale passed away on August 21, 2013 in her 100th year. Margaret was born at Red Willow Alberta on July 28th, 1914. She always said she started the First World War. Her parents were Martha and James Baird and she was the 6th of eight children. “Mix” a nickname given her by her mother which followed her all her life, married Gerald “Corky” McCorkindale in Wainwright Alberta on September 25, 1936. Mix spent the “war years” in Vancouver while Gerald was overseas for four years with the 4th Division – Signals RCCS. One child, a daughter, Jo-Anne was born in 1946 in Stettler, Alberta. Mix and Corky moved to Burnaby B.C. in 1956 after being hailed out on the farm at Red Willow, Alberta. They then moved to Pouce Coupe, B.C. in the early 70’s and were the proprietors of the Hillcrest Motel and Pouce Coupe laundromat. They moved back to the coast to Agassiz, B.C. for 17 years before returning to Pouce Coupe to be near the grandchildren in 1989. She resided in her own home until her passing. Mix was predeceased by her husband, Gerald in 1998, her parents and all her siblings. She leaves to mourn her daughter, Jo-Anne (Don) McDonald, grandchildren, Rae-Ann (Kevin), Neil (Deirdre) and great grand children Hannah and Amelia, her sister-in-law, Jean Young, brother-in-law, Ray Sales, plus many nieces and nephews.


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