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Margaret Rossiter

September 23rd, 1931 - September 4th, 2022
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Margaret (Marg) Mable Rossiter, 90, of Surrey British Columbia died peacefully Sunday, September 4, 2022, at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey BC, with family members at her side.

Born in Toronto Ont., she was the daughter of the late Isaac C. and Winnifred F. “Winnie” (Butler) Monk. She was a long standing member of the Church of the Nazarene, an organization she loved and supported  being involved in music, children’s work and missions local and abroad. She shared so much of herself with the church and others. Her main focus was people and family whom she loved dearly. She enjoyed reading, knitting, gardening and music.

She is survived by her children, Kevan E Rossiter (Cindy), Sandra L Thistle (Dale) Charles D Rossiter (Patti) Daniel J Rossiter (Shari) and Elizabeth M Collins (Larry), 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Moncton First Church of the Nazarene, 21Fieldcrest Dr, Moncton NB on September 24, 2022 at 1 pm with a reception to follow. She will be laid to rest with her husband Donald D Rossiter at Birch Hill     Cemetary in Moncton NB.

Any donations received in Marg’s honour will go to Canada’s Food Grains Bank and Compassionate Resource Warehouse which you can give directly to at www.foodgrainsbank.ca or www.crwarehouse.ca at crwarehousevictoria@gmail.com

These are organizations that she supported and believed in. Condolences may be sent to asimplecremation.ca or fergusonsfuneralhome.com 


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Jean Mardus
September 21st, 2022

My deepest sympathy to Margaret's family. Margaret was my friend and mentor. So many times when I was a new Christian, and had a spiritual question, we would discuss it. Always she would set me straight and back on the path to The Lord again. She was also the best friend a person could ever have.
She is missed so much but I'm delighted that she has gone to meet Him. No more pain. Rest in peace, my friend. See you later.

Ralph & Reta Smallman
September 20th, 2022

Our sympathy to all family.
We met Margaret at Family Camp and she was a sweet gentle lady, always loved having a chat . God Bless !

Carol (Rossiter) Jackson Ivan
September 17th, 2022

Still remember the first time I met Margaret as Don walked her home from church. She gave me my first perm when I was 12 and I have so many memories of her faithfulness to her family, the beautiful family she and Don raised together and I am awed at how God has worked in all of their lives because God was so faithful in spite of the loss of their father. She travelled to where ever the family was on her own and continued to allow God to be faithful as she made her way working to provide for herself and family members, loving each new addition. Don was blessed to have her by his side as he entered into ministry and while things were not always easy, God provided. To her family, she truly did her best to be the best she could be and God has honored that. Often thought she should have written a book on how to provide food for a family when you are down to a shoe string. Anything she did, she gave her best. Our whole family was blessed from her example, her beautiful voice, and her determination to honor God. The many memories we shared and many we couldn't, reminds us to keep trusting to the end. Much love to all .

Betty & Michael Zita
September 15th, 2022

We send our condolences to Marg’s family as we know this is a great loss. My few times with Marg, and times in her home over the years were very special. I learned from her great wisdom, steadfastness, and love for her Lord. Her influence and legacy will live on in all of us. A song comes to mind as I think of her: “May All Who Come Behind Us Find Us Faithful!”

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