Friday, September 29, 2023
September 29, 2023


Margery Isobel Sampson (nee Dempster)

December 1921 –

January 22nd, 2011

Predeceased by Harold Henry Sampson, the love of her life and by her beloved brother Jack Dempster. Born and raised in Victoria, BC Margery worked full time, running the news stand at St Joseph’s Hospital until her retirement.

Free time was spent with family on Salt Spring Island, or traveling BC and the Yukon in their truck and camper. Margery was very proud of her family connection to the Dempster Highway.

She had wisdom, wonderful wit, a great love for adventure and life and she was always ready to feed unexpected company, entertain grandchildren or sit and chat. She enjoyed many outings with the CNIB.

Margery is survived by her three children Margaret (Neil), Douglas, Phyllis (Edwin), as well as Grandchildren Troy, Tannis, Julia (Nick) Lane (Melissa),Megan, Declan and Great Grandchildren, Ashley, Jade, Kaylen and Adam (predeceased 1994).

Service is planned for Friday January 28th at McCall Brothers Viewing at 11am. The service at 12:30 will consist of the sharing of memories by family and friends.

Margery will be laid to rest by her husband’s side at Hatley Memorial. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

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