Marie Ashbury

Marie Ashbury

Marie Georgina Ashbury, of RR2 Walkerton, passed away peacefully at SBGHC – Durham Hospital, on Monday, August 29, 2022, in her 95th year.

Born on November 24, 1927 to the late Eric and Mabel (nee Lahn) Karlson. Marie was a founding member of the Association for Mentally Challenged Children, in Walkerton. She spent many years visiting and encouraging families. She was a long time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Walkerton.  Many will remember Marie from her years working alongside her beloved late husband Morris, at their business Morry's Trailer Sales. Marie was a very kind lady, and will be missed by many.

Dearly missed by son Charles Ashbury (Sharon Broughton) of Mildmay and their children Michael and Charles, daughter Kristine (Andrew) Corolis of St. Catharines and their children Lindsay, Brittany and William, and son Eric Ashbury of Walkerton and his children Jana and Nicholas, as well as several great grandchildren. Predeceased by husband Morris, daughter Nancy Ashbury, brother Jack Karlson, and sisters Aileen (Bill) Blowes of Waterloo, and Marjorie Heimpel of Stratford.

A Private Funeral Service will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday, September 2, 2022, at 11 am. Rev. Pamela McNeil officiating. For those who wish to join the funeral service, it will be live streamed directly on the obituary page on our website, and through the Mighton Funeral Home YouTube Channel at:  The live stream will start approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the service - at that time, please look for the live video post on the obituary page on our website or the Funeral Home YouTube Channel to join the service.  For people unable to join at the time of the service, the live stream video will remain posted and available for viewing afterwards.

Private family interment service in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Trinity Lutheran Church – Walkerton, or to Walkerton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. 

VIDEO:  Live Stream of Funeral Service - Friday, September 2, 2022 - 11 am


Public Condolences

Eric and Family,
Please accept our deepest sympathies in the passing of your Mom.
Barb and Paul Sinclair

— Barb and Paul Sinclair
September 23, 2022

Charles and Eric and family,
I am so sorry for loss.
Your Mom was leader and helped make lives better.
Bud Halpin

— Bud Halpin
September 22, 2022

With sympathy to the Ashbury family on the passing of Marie. She was always a pleasant lady and will be missed. Our thoughts are with you

— Gary and Aline Yost
September 7, 2022

Our sincere condolences to Eric & Charlie & their families. She has had a good long life & now May she Rest In Peace.

— Ron & Dahl Clarridge
September 5, 2022

To Charlie and Sharon so sorry to here of your mothers passing

— Brian and Brenda Bross
September 4, 2022

Very sorry to hear of your Mum. Please accept our condolences to all of the family.

— Kelly Mullen
September 3, 2022

Kristen and Andrew, thinking of you today. We hope treasured memories of your mom provide comfort in the days and months ahead.

— Barb & Doug Condren
September 2, 2022

Condolences to Charles, Eric and the rest of the Ashbury family . My thoughts and prayers are with you.

— Len Metcalfe
September 2, 2022

Sending our condolences to Eric ,Charlie and family Alf Poechman Marilyn Bennett

— Marilyn Bennett
September 2, 2022

Sorry to hear this Charlie and Sharon and family. Our thoughts are with you as you celebrate the life of one so dear to you. I imagine she would have some stories to tell!!

— Kate Whale and Wayne Gayman
September 1, 2022

Eric & Charlie & Ashbury family. Saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing. May all the memories get you through this difficult time.

— Joe & Marj BATTE
September 1, 2022

Charlie Sharon & family
Sorry to hear about your moms passing.
Our deepest condolences.
Steve & Marilyn Rubick

— S & M Rubick
September 1, 2022

Our thoughts are with the Ashbury Family at this very difficult time. May your Memories keep you strong.

— Carol and Norbert Spitzig
September 1, 2022

Sorry Eric & Family for the passing of your Mother.
You will have many memories of her.Cherish them.
Fred & Darlene Schiestel

— Fred & Darlene Schiestel
September 1, 2022

Charlie, My condolences on the loss of your Mom. I remember as a wee tyke that she was always the Mom to offer Freshie on hot summer days. Her accomplishments were many. Enjoy the memories.

— Maribeth Vath Dixon
September 1, 2022

My condolences to Charlie and Eric and your families. Fond memories of tea with your Mother and Morry when visiting on behalf of Jayco and StarCraft..

— Brian Doig
September 1, 2022

My sympathy is extended to the family.
Sincerely from Ruth Hobley..

— Ruth Hobley
September 1, 2022

Thinking of you and your family Eric at this time.Sending our condolences to all .

— Don and Judy Clark
September 1, 2022

Sincere condolences on Marie's passing. Both here a Morry were a part of growing up as Dad and Mom helped them in the early years of trailers. We have lost a lot of great memory makers in the last few years. Greg

— Greg Lamb
August 31, 2022

I was so sorry to hear of Marie's passing. She was a lovely lady and will always be remembered for her thoughtfulness and kindness to others. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time.

— Kathy McBride
August 31, 2022

Our deepest condolences. We are so sorry for your loss.

— Kevin Lahn
August 31, 2022

My condolences to the Ashbury family, loosing a parent is most troubling loosing two so close together is just unfair. Just know they are together again.

Douglas Hart

— Douglas Hart
August 31, 2022

My sincere condolences to you Charlie and your family in the passing of your mother. Sincerely Peter Carter

— Peter Carter
August 31, 2022

I am so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My deepest condolences to all of the family. Please know you are in my thoughts. Karen

— Karen Robson(Hutton)
August 31, 2022

Our sincere condolences go out to all the Ashbury children. Your Mom was truly a very special lady and a towering example of the last great generation.

— Dennis Vath
August 31, 2022

On behalf of our Winkler family, please accept our deepest sympathies on the passing of Marie. Morry and Marie were dear friends with my parents, and up until recently my Mother looked forward to her phone calls and conversations with Marie. Take strength that she is once again united with Morris in Heaven.

— Jamie Winkler
August 31, 2022

Eric and Ashbury family. Sincerely saddened for the loss of your Mother. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

— Grace Ann & Todd Clarke
August 31, 2022

Kristen and Andrew , Linda and I send our condolences to you and your family on the loss of your dear mother. She was a great Oliphant neighbour and I remember her as an adventurous wife, mother and grandmother. R.I.P. Marie.
You are in our thoughts and prayers
Mike and Linda

— Mike and Linda Budd
August 30, 2022

Bev and Dorothy Frook, send our sympathy and prayers to all of you at this time of your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, Marie's death. Marie was wonderful to know, we shall miss her at Trinity. Many Blessings and hugs as you cherish all your memories for she was special. May God's peace be with you.

— Dorothy Frook
August 30, 2022