Margaret Urbshott

1936 - 2019

Margaret Lois Urbshott (nee Howe) - of Owen Sound, and formerly of Wiarton, at Chapman House on Monday May 13, 2019 at the age of 83 years. Loving wife and best friend to the late John “Jack” Clayton Urbshott (2014) for over 60 years. Devoted mother to Norma and her husband Mike Hellyer, of Wiarton, Clayton and his wife Keri, and Marlene, both of Owen Sound. Cherished grandmother of Michelle Hellyer, Allan Hellyer (wife Ashley), Travis Carter (wife Katrina), Derek Carter (partner Sarah Jamieson), Megan (husband Damen Schaub), and Mathew Nicholls; and great-grandmother of Xavier, Lylah, Cayden, Kalleigh, Brody and Grayson. Sister of Ted Howe (wife Sue), of Port Colborne, and Isobel Arnold (late Bill), of Owen Sound. Sister-in-law of Kaye Howe, of RR#3 Owen Sound, Bob and his wife Gladys, of Guelph, and Herb and his wife Norma, of Wiarton. She is sadly missed by her aunt, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Allan and Helen Howe (nee Slocum), and her birth mother, Edna Howe (nee Coveney); brother Hector Howe; brother-in-law, Arthur; sisters-in-law, Audrey Hepburn (late Bill), and Marge Thompson (late Austin); and by a great-granddaughter, Maisie. Margaret will always be remembered for her love of bus travel, and concerts, but especially her enthusiasm for the Owen Sound Attack. Above all else, family was Margaret’s true passion. Friends are invited to visit with family at the THOMAS C. WHITCROFT PENINSULA CHAPEL, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Thursday May 16, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where a service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be conducted on Friday at 1 o’clock. Interment in Colpoy’s Bay Cemetery. Family encourage you to donate to the GBHS Foundation, First United Church (Owen Sound), or to Chapman House. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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