Sadly, we announce the peaceful passing of our mother Margaret Moen at the Brockville
General Hospital on Monday Dec 12. 2022 with her daughter Christine by her side. Wife of the
late John Moen and loving mother to Doreen Smith (Richard) of Ottawa, Julie Nelson (Ernie) of
Colorado, David Moen of South Carolina and Christine Ciglich (Jeff) of North Augusta and the
late Stephen Moen (Lisanne). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Peter Moen
(Rhiannon), Geoff Moen, Matthew Nelson (Shelly), Madison Moen (Gage), McKenna Moen,
Michelle Allaway (Ian), Tyler Watts, Tim Watts (Olivia), Megan Ciglich ( Matt ) and 5 great
grandchildren and 2 more on the way, Seraphina, Rhett, Margaret, Sophie and Sunnie. Lovingly
remembered by several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband of 69 years John Moen, her son Stephen Moen, her parents Albert
and Florence Reed (Baxter) brothers Ken, Jack and Sam Reed and her sister Doreen Pateman
Mum was born March 11, 1935, in Wisbech England and met our Dad in 1951 when he was stationed in
England with the United States Air Force. They married 2 years later when she came across the ocean on the Queen Elizabeth. They moved around a bit in the US before moving to Canada in 1963, living in Rosemere, Quebec before finding their forever home in Brockville in 1977.
She was a woman of many talents. She was kind and generous, intelligent, creative, funny and the very definition of “feisty”. She loved to regale us with family stories of her childhood, and we loved to hear them again and again. She was a big fan of curling and murder mysteries on TV. Some of her happiest times were spent hollering at the TV in support of the Montreal Canadians, the Expos and the Toronto Blue Jays. She loved to keep her mind sharp with word puzzles. She had a gift for and a love of crafts with many examples of her cross-stitch and crochet handiwork around the home.
Mum cherished her friendships, especially her time spent with Nancy from the Smile program. They shared many laughs and would sing their favorite song “All By Myself” at the tops of their lungs!
A service with interment will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Irvine Memorial Chapel at Roselawn, 2451 County Road 15, Maitland with visitation from 10-11:30 am and a service in the chapel at 11:30 am.