Obituary of Marilyn Marie Antoinette Archer
November 24, 1945 – Zenon Park, Saskatchewan
October 7, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta
Marilyn Archer beloved wife of Denis Archer of Calgary, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022 at the age of 76 years.
Marilyn was born in Zenon Park. She married Denis on March 27, 1967 in Zenon Park and moved to Edmonton, where their sons were born. Marilyn worked as an admitting clerk at Edmonton General Hospital. They later moved to Calgary in 1975 where they began their own business, “Archers, The Countertop People.”, which they owned and operated until 1989. Marilyn then began working in wholesale until her retirement. Marilyn will be remembered for her love of gardening and tending to her flowers. She enjoyed many family trips to Mexico as well as other vacations. Marilyn hosted many family gatherings in her home, especially on Christmas Eve, serving her famous Ragout and Tourtière.
Family was the most important thing in her life, and she was the glue that kept them all together. She was a very small lady with a huge heart and a strong personality.
Besides her loving husband Denis, Marilyn is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Guy and Cori, Kim and Jaime; four grandchildren, Hayley, Jessica, David and Sarah and their mother Barb; eight brothers, Denis Moyen, George Moyen, Rene Moyen, Victor Moyen, Bert (Louise) Moyen, Omer Moyen, Eugene (Lorraine) Moyen, Wilfred Moyen. Marilyn is also survived by her uncle Andre Sirois, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Marilyn was predeceased by her parents Lucien and Laurette (nee Courteau) Moyen, sisters-in-law Thelma Moyen and Stella Moyen.
A Celebration of Life open house will be held at Rundle Community Centre (2409 50 Street NE, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch and beverages will be served.
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In living memory of Marilyn Archer, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403-248-8585.