Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Marion Margaret Lillico

Female 1906 - 1961  (54 years)


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  • Name Marion Margaret Lillico 
    Born 27 Jun 1906  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Marion Margaret McRuer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-339767 
    Died 21 Jan 1961  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 23 Jan 1961  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I339767  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Douglas R. Lillico,   b. 19 Oct 1869, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1936, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Agnes Elizabeth Edgar,   b. 28 Apr 1871, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1927, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F19063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Alexander McRuer,   b. 18 Aug 1897, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1988, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donald William McRuer,   b. 6 Jul 1930, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1981, Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Douglas Gordon "Gordon" McRuer,   b. 8 Apr 1932, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2010, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F248216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death of Mrs. Robert A. McRuer

      One of the district's most respected residents and a devoted church and community worker, Mrs. Robert A. McRuer passed away at Willett Hospital, Paris, on Saturday in her 55th year. She had suffered a prolonged illness. The former Marin Marguerite Lillico, she was born on the 11th concession of Blenheim, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Douglas R. Lillico. She was married in 1930 and lived on the Blenheim-Dumfries Townline until overtaken by Illness. Mrs. McRuer was a valued member of Knox United Church and the Kate M. Thomson Auxiliary. She was also active in the Blenheim-Dumfries Farm Women's Club and the Townline Community Club. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Donald of Owen Sound and Gordon on the home farm; three sisters, Mrs. Andrew C. Hall (Elizabeth), RR 3, Bright; Mrs. Deans Cochrane (Isabelle), RR 2, Paris, and Mrs. Robert G. Brown (Agnes), RR 4, Galt, and five grandchildren.

      The Funeral

      Funeral service was held on Monday at the Cumming Funeral Home, Paris, with interment in Ayr Cemetery Chapel. Rev. W. J. V. Buchanan of Knox United Church officiated. The pallbearers were: Howard Brown, Bruce Cochrane, Douglas Hall, Andrew McRae, Neil McRae and William Guthrie. Flower-bearers were: Cameron Cochrane, Arthur Tew, Russell Farncombe, Calvin Reid, Robert Hall, Howard Mitchell, Hugh Hall, John Henderson and William Robblee.

      The Ayr News Jan 26 1961 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Marion Margaret Lillico Date of Birth: 27 Jun 1906 Gender: Female Birth Place: Oxford, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Douglas Lillico Mother's name: Agnes E Edgar

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      McRuer/ In Loving memory of/ William J. McRuer/ Feb. 4, 1891 - Nov. 21, 1970/ his wife/ Dora Cochrane/ July 20, 1899 - Feb. 14, 1984/ John A. Henderson/ Feb. 6, 1932 - Oct. 24, 2009/ His wife Dorothy E. McRuer/ Aug. 16, 1937 - /
      [Back/West] McRuer/ In Loving memory of/ Robert A. McRuer/ Aug. 18, 1897 - Feb. 3, 1988/ his wife/ Marion M. Lillico/ June 27, 1906 - Jan. 21, 1961/ son/ Donald William McRuer/ July 6, 1930 - Feb. 20, 1981/ at Rest

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Agnes Elisabeth Edgar Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1871 Birth Place: North Dumfries Marriage Date: 21 Jun 1900 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Thomas Edgar Mother: Elisabeth Hall Spouse: Douglas Lillias Spouse's Age: 30 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1870 Spouse Birth Place: Blenheim, Ontario Spouse Father: Robert Lillias Spouse Mother: Isabella McRae

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1906 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 1961 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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