Marilyn MacPhee

MacPhee, Marilyn Anne (nee Gorman)

It is with broken hearts the family of Marilyn sadly announces her passing on Dec. 1, 2019.   Marilyn, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and aunt passed away peacefully at home in Upper Rawdon, NS at the age of 63.

Born, in Gormanville, NS on July 5, 1956.  Marilyn was the youngest daughter of the late Lincoln and Angeline (White) Gorman.  Marilyn, an energetic avid lover of sports, was a cheerleader (queen of cartwheels), at Hants North High, where she enjoyed volleyball, basketball and the Glee Club.  As a Rawdon softball player, she received many trophies. Marilyn proudly attended her sons’ many ball and hockey games.  She spent many years compassionately researching and documenting family history. Marilyn’s love of music was displayed by her graceful dancing and beautiful singing.  She also was noted for her Limbo expertise.   In the past few years, a lifelong goal, Marilyn became an accomplished guitarist which she shared lovingly at gatherings with her many friends and family.

Marilyn will be forever remembered by her husband and best friend Ross, their children, Jeremy (Jodi-Anne) MacPhee. Rawdon Gold Mines; Aaron MacPhee, Upper Rawdon; precious granddaughter, Laci Angeline Marie, and by her brothers and sisters, Elaine Tucker, Truro; Ronnie (Julia), North Noel Rd.; Brenda Barkhouse, Pigot Lake; Eleanor (Phillip) MacDonald, Gormanville, and several brothers and sisters-in-law.  Marilyn will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends and was predeceased by her brother Vance (Rose), Winnipeg. Special thanks for the support from Marilyn’s family and friends. 

Cremation has taken place with visitation Saturday, December 7th from 2 – 4 pm and a celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held on Sunday, December 8th, at 2p.m both in the J.Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354 Kennetcook.  Reception to Follow in the Upper Rawdon Fire Hall.

Donations may be made in memory of Marilyn to the Canadian Cancer Society at, 5826 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook, ph 1-902-362-2440 or please visit our web site at