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Obituary for Margaret Lawrence (Beddoe)

Beedoe-Lawrence, Margaret

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Margaret on Saturday, March 29, 2023 at the age of 66 at the Brockville General Hospital. Margaret was born in Ottawa. Predeceased by her parents Louise (nee Fitzgerald) and Charles Beddoe. Beloved wife of Sandy, and dearly loved mother to Rebecca (Lee) and son Trip (Rhiannon). She will be fondly remembered by her brothers William (Sarah) and David (Cyndi).

She attended the University of Windsor and graduated with honors with a B.A in International relations. She entered the Diplomatic Corps and served in Tunisia and positions in Ottawa. She married an American Diplomat and accompanied him to Thailand, Botswana and Turkey. Upon her husband’s retirement, they settled in Brockville, Ontario. Margaret was active in community affairs and served as a board member of the Brockville Museum

Family and friends are invited to the Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James St. E., on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. A private family funeral service and interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated by the family. Send a condolence, share a memory of Margaret or make a donation online at