Margaret Ann CARLIN

Margaret Carlin

November 21, 1911 – January 17, 2012

Margaret was born in Dubuc, Saskatchewan and grew up on a farm. During her teen years she helped out by cooking for the harvesting crew and did other chores for which she received calves as payment. On completing high school she sold her small herd of cattle to pay for her nursing studies.

She graduated in Nursing from the Royal Columbian Hospital in 1933. She then studied obstetrics in Chicago before moving to Prineville, Oregon where she met her husband Henry and nursed and managed a Doctor’s office there for about 23 years. They then moved to Campbell River, where for a while, they owned and operated the Pine Grove Store and later the Canoe Store in Duncan for a few years. On returning to Campbell River she resumed nursing and managed a medical clinic until retirement. Margaret was an avid traveler and took many trips and cruises. She enjoyed knitting and donated many of her creations to charity.

She also volunteered at and donated baked goods for the Yucalta Lodge until she was 90.

Margaret celebrated her 100th birthday this past November. She was predeceased by her husband Henry, her sister Florence Thulin and her brother Arnold Cameron. She is survived by her sister-in-law Harriet Cameron and many loving nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and great-great nephews and nieces. Her family wishes to thank Dr. Douglas and the wonderful staff at Evergreen Seniors Home for their kind care.

There will be no service and in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Elk Falls Crematorium

Island Funeral Services


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