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Margaret Chislett

May 31, 1931 to March 12, 2022

Margaret Chislett passed away at Huronlea Home for the Aged in Brussels on Saturday March 12, 2022 at the age of 90. Born in New Zealand and formerly of Listowel ON, she traveled extensively with her family and even more so after she met her future husband Reginald, where they were both serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force at Bagotville, Quebec. After they were married, they lived in many locations across Canada and in Germany as Reg was transferred on an average of every 4 years. Throughout her life Margaret developed many skills and was always willing to learn more. She enjoyed quilting, baking, cooking, doing word search and at various points in her life she worked a number of positions including as a bookkeeper, a parole office administrator and was the coordinator for Meals on Wheels in Hastings County. Beloved wife of the late Reginald Chislett who predeceased her in 2016. Loving mother of Doug Chislett (Debra Woodske), Dodi (Grant) Morgan, Bill (Leslie) Chislett. Special grandma of James, Jessica (Mike) and great-grandma of Jimmy and Annabelle. She will be fondly remembered by all her surviving family and friends. Predeceased by her parents Renton and Dorothy (Land) Hawkins, her brother William and his wife Josephine Hawkins, and her sister Dodie and her husband Al Brown. Margaret will join them in the family crypt at the Hamilton Cemetery. Margaret’s wish was to be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382) at a later date. There will be no visitation. Any memorial donations and expressions of sympathy will be appreciated by the family and may be made to: Huronlea Home for the Aged 820 Turnberry Street Brussels, ON N0G 1H0 or The War Amps of Canada 1 Maybrook Drive Scarborough, ON M1V 5K9 Donations may be arranged by calling the Funeral Home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your donation directly to the charity of choice at the above address.


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