PIDGEN, Marlene (Harper)


Formerly of St. Joseph Island. After a lengthy illness on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the age of 29 (81).We regret to announce that our mother has given up her valiant struggle with Parkinson’s.

Loving wife of the late J.D. Pidgen. Dear mother of Sharon Sicoli (Dirar), Marilyn Hore (Mike), Donna Berry (Bob), Linda Trozzo (Dan), and Kelly Vautour (Garth). Cherished mother of the late Jim Pidgen. Only child of the late Alice and Mel Harper. Mother-in-law also of Jim Sicoli and Pam Smith. Loving grandmother of 15 and a great-grandmother of many. A special Aunt of Debbie Peltsch (Steve) and their son Brian.


The family would like to thank the caring staff at Extendicare Maple View Nursing Home, especially Harmony Bay.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 1 pm. Mr. Gord Eady officiating. Interment at Carlyle Cemetery, Iron Bridge, Ont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Society or to the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society, in remembrance of Marlene’s great love for animals. Think of her and please make a difference in the life of a nursing home resident through visitations.

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