27 Main St. County Road 8
P.O. Box 142
Elgin, ON K0G 1E0
Phone: 613 359-5555
Fax: 613 359-6329
Margaret Chant

Margaret Elizabeth Chant (Murphy)

Friday, February 2nd, 1934 - Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Peacefully surrounded by her family at the Broadview Nursing Centre, Smiths Falls on Thursday January 30, 2020. Margaret Murphy, formerly of Portland, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Stuart Chant. Loving mother of Linda Greenley of Cloyne and Richard (Beth) Chant of Oshawa. Predeceased by sons, Les and David Chant. Dear sister of Mary (the late Ernest) Allen, Rita (Ralph) Purcell, Daniel (Mara) Murphy, Charlie (Colleen) Murphy, Kathy (Vincent) Hamilton and Patricia (Gary) Whitmore. Predeceased by sisters; Sheila Oates and Maureen Kehoe as well as brothers; Jerry, Clifford, Donald, Jack, Frank, Austin and Joseph Murphy. Fondly remembered by 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by granddaughter, Monica Chant. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in Our Chapel on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Interment Harlem Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday February 2nd, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday February 2nd, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Scotland Funeral Home
    27 County Rd. 8
    ELGIN, ON K0G 1E0
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  • Service

    Monday February 3rd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Monday February 3rd, 2020 1:00pm
    Scotland Funeral Home Chapel
    27 County Rd. 8
    ELGIN, ON K0G 1E0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father Rod McNeil
  • Interment

    Harlem Cemetery
    Harlem Road, R.R. # 2
    ELGIN, ON K0G 1E0
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Posted at 10:46am
Linda and family,
So sorry to hear about your Mom.
Thoughts are with all of you.
Barb and Bert

Patricia McElroy

Posted at 11:14pm
My sincere sympathies are with Richard, Linda and extended families during this time of sorrow. I hope that the memories of your beloved Mother/Grandmother brings you peace, strength and comfort.
Love Patricia McElroy

Todd Visser

Posted at 09:46am
My deepest condolences Linda, Richard and Families. Mrs. Chant was a great lady. Sincerely,

Todd Visser

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Posted at 09:15am
Natalie, sending you and your family deepest sympathy and our heartfelt prayers for peace and comfort in this difficult time.
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