Obituary of Marion Catherine DeGruchy
It is with heartfelt sorrow, the family of Marion Catherine DeGruchy, wife of Ray DeGruchy, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Bobby’s Hospice.
Born in New Glasgow, NS, on February 25, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Irene (Belyea) Horton. After raising her children, Marion worked for several years in the Dry Cleaning Industry. She was well known for her baking and cooking. Marion was an avid reader, but what brought her joy was her family.
Besides her husband, Marion is survived by her twin daughters; Karen Donovan (Bob), and Katherine DeGruchy, both of Quispamsis, and her son Allan DeGruchy of Saint John, twin brothers; David Horton (Denise) and Donald Horton (Judy), both of Halifax, grandchildren; Karley and Carson Donovan, and Cameron and Brandon DeGruchy, several nieces, nephews, and cousins, as well as many wonderful friends and neighbours. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis (506-849-2119). In keeping with Marion’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11AM. For those unable to attend, a livestream of the Mass can be viewed on Marion’s obituary at www.kennebecasisfh.com. Interment to take place at Heatherdale Memorial Cemetery, New Glasgow, NS at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Bobby’s Hospice.
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