Marie KERSLAKE

KERSLAKE, Marie

April 28, 1927 – April 12, 2016

Marie died peacefully at her home, St Leonards, U.K. Marie who was a caring wife, mother and grandmother is survived by her loving children Stephen, Paul, Annette and Donna, their spouses, nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, two brothers, and sister. Predeceased by her devoted husband Stan on February 21, 2016. In 1966 Stan and Marie journeyed to Canada with their children, where Marie embarked on a new career path from nursing to become a childcare teacher. In 1971 she opened Green Timbers Daycare, later becoming the owner/operator of the Star of the Sea Pre School. Marie was passionate about quality childcare and was an advocate for young children. Marie took on the role as Education Chairperson for the Star of the Sea Catholic School. Marie was highly respected over the 40 years of service that she had dedicated to childcare. In 2011 Marie and Stan returned to England and in true fashion, lived their life to the fullest. They were married for almost 67 years, and will always be remembered as the loving couple that was forever meant to be together. They will be dearly missed. A requiem mass will be held for Marie on 24 May, 2016 at 10 am, at St. Mary Magdalene R C Church, Bexhill, U.K. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to cancer fund.


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