Margaret Tuomi

Margaret Tuomi

Sunday, March 3rd, 1935 Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Margaret Dolores Tuomi

Margaret Tuomi (nee Atkins)

Mrs. Margaret Tuomi, age 84 years, passed ay peacefully at home with family by her side on April 9, 2019.

She grew up in Kawene and went to school on the railway school car. Married and moved to Thunder Bay with her husband and three small children. She worked at the Port Arthur General Hospital where she met many friends.

She was very social and always made everyone feel welcome and the coffee was always on. Prior to illness, she loved to play cards every evening with her friends Ruth and Verda. She loved to travel but was also happy to be home with her dog Meesha, friends and family. She was the matriarch of the family. Her painful journey with cancer has ended and she is now socializing in heaven.

She will never be forgotten and is being lovingly remembered by her son Wally, daughter Brenda, grandchildren: Tara, Matthew, Jennifer and Sharon and great grandchild Ava. Also, by her sisters and brothers, Henry (Ann), Helen (Jim), Florence, Thelma, Marie (Brian), Calvin (Debbie) and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, Jesse and Frederick Atkins, husband Einar and son David.

Special thank you to Debbie for always being there and caring for Mom. Also to Dr. Allison, Dr. Hagerty, Don Hutchinson and the palliative care team for their excellent care.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Sargent & Son Funeral Chapel, 21 N. Court Street with Rev. Randy Boyd presiding. Interment will follow the reception in Sunset Memorial Gardens. On-line condolences may be made at

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    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Sargent & Son Funeral Home & Reception Centre
    21 N. Court Street
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    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
    Rev. Randy Boyd
  • Interment

    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    3200 Oliver Road
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Donations are being accepted for: T.B.R.H.S. Foundation Northern Cancer Fund.

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Anne Martinkus

My sincere condolences to all family and friends but especially to Brenda, Debbie and Ava.
My heart goes out to you all.
But let's be thankful that God had mercy and took her with him rather than letting her suffer.
God Bless
Anne (PSW)
Comment | Posted at 12:18am via Condolence

Jennifer Pelletier

My deepest sympathies to you all for your great loss. you are all in my prayers.
Comment | Posted at 12:26pm via Condolence

Pat Butvin

My deepest sympathies to all of you in your loss of Margaret. xoxo Pat Butvin
Comment | Posted at 02:02pm via Condolence

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