Obituary of Marjorie Denton
Denton, Marjorie Marie Florence (Lilly)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our loving Mother, Grandmother & Great-grandmother Marjorie Denton on May 11th, 2021 at the age of 93. Marjorie was the loving wife of the late Robert K. Denton and the cherished daughter of the late Eli and Ida (Priddle) Lilly.
Marjorie was born in St. John's, NL August 11, 1927 and will be deeply missed by her son Ronald (Elaine) Denton of Baxter’s Corner, daughter Deborah (Ian) Benjamin of Millidgeville, grandchildren Greg (Michelle) Denton, Tracy (Shawn) Duffy, Jason (Stacey) Denton, Sean Benjamin & Trevor (Lisa) Benjamin along with her 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Leslie Denton & grandson Justin Denton along with her sisters Gwen, Nina, Jean, Evelyn, Hilda, and brother Reginald.
Marjorie grew up in St. John’s NL where she met Robert where he was stationed during the war. She came to call Saint John home after marrying the love of her life Robert. Marjorie was devoted to her family, offering a supportive ear and always a warm cup of tea, she loved spending time with everyone. She was an active member of Waterloo Baptist Church and then the Cornerstone Baptist Church. She spent many memorable years working beside her sister Evelyn at the Rothesay Avenue Dairy queen, where the two shared many laughs. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visitation on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Guests are asked to enter the building through the courtyard entrance, where staff will greet and assist you with COVID-19 protocol. Please be mindful of social distancing while you wait to pay your respects to the family. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM in Brenan’s Chapel. Interment to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. For those not able to attend the funeral, the service will be livestreamed.
Donations made in memory of Marjorie may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online remembrances and condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.
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