Marion Margorie (Johnson) Lane
Age 89, of Mosherville, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 while holding the hand of her beloved husband, Bud at Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Marion was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 24th, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Orrin I. and Marion Margorie (Mitchell) Johnson of Woodville, Nova Scotia.
Marion married her best friend and the love of her life, Donald “Buddy” Lane, on July 14th, 1950. Building a new life with Bud in Mosherville, they started a beautiful family having three daughters, along with many family pets throughout the years.
Marion loved to garden, travel, training dogs, and enjoyed attending and competing in dog obedience and agility competitions, but most of all she cherished spending quality time with her family and close friends. Marion also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and piecing together intricate puzzles not only with Bud, but her children in the early years and her great grand children in the later years.
Marion is survived by her loving husband Bud, sharing 69 years of blissful marriage; daughter, De Anna Aston (Tim), Brooklyn, son-in-law Dan Andrews, Mosherville; grandsons, Christopher Crowell (Lynn), Mosherville, Richard Aston (Haley), Mosherville, Devin Crowell (Amy), Lakeview; granddaughters, Tatum Lane Aston (Jeff), Stephenville NL, Alyse Andrews (Marc), Nine Mile River, Kelsey Andrews (Andrew), Mount Uniacke, great grandchildren, Victoria Ryan, Samuel Ryan, Gabriel Ryan, Maxwell Ryan, Colton Crowell, Marina Crowell, Elliot Crowell, Sadie Crowell, Kaelyn Aston, Nathaniel Aston, Freya Andrews, and Finley Greencorn; also, survived by her brothers, Eric (Betty) Johnson, Windsor; Gary (Hazel) Johnson, Penticton, BC; and sister, Kathleen (Graham) Greenough, Woodville.
Beside Marion’s parents, she is predeceased by her daughters; Marina Crowell and Nadine Andrews; brothers; Atwood, Sam and Phillip; sisters, Dorothy Randelson Page, Janet Campbell and Ann Beckerleg.
A special thanks to the staff at Park Stone for the care they provided Marion in her brief stay there, and to the staff and nurses who welcomed and cared for her at Dykeland Lodge during her time there. A very heartfelt and sincerest thank-you to Lynn Shumamon who has been a true angel and god send.
Arrangements have been entrusted to East Coast Memorial Cremations & Funeral Consulting at 186 Water St. Windsor, NS B0N 2T0 902-403-9292. Thank-you Andrew George for such professional, personal and prompt care during this difficult time. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. There will be a private memorial and gathering later to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Marion Lane to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a Canine Charity of your choice.
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