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 Marjorie Ermina <I>Banks</I> Hallman

Marjorie Ermina Banks Hallman

Waterville, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 15 Apr 2007 (aged 85)
Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Marjorie Ermina Hallman
Date de naissance : 16 mai 1921
Date de décès : 15 avril 2007
PICTOU - Marjorie Ermina Hallman, 85, passed away peacefully at the Maritime Oddfellows Home, Pictou, on April 15th, 2007. Born Marjorie Ermina Banks in Waterville, Nova Scotia, on May 16, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Henry Pineo Banks and Gyneth Ezelle Chute. She graduated from Kings County Academy, and later attended Acadia University. She married the love of her life, Ward Shantz Hallman on August 15, 1945, and after several years in Kitchener, Ontario, they returned to live in Nova Scotia in the Annapolis Valley. They moved to Pictou County in 1960, settling in Pictou in 1971. She was involved in local, provincial and federal levels of the Home and School Association and served as president of the Nova Scotia Home and School for two years and was a member of the Board of Canadian Home and School and Parent-Teacher Association for eight years. She was a member of the "Committee of Nine" responsible for Atlantic Ashrams and was vice president of the New Glasgow Council of Women. In 1968 she produced and moderated a community radio program centering on trends and problems in education. She returned to Teacher's College and graduated on the Dean's List in 1971, subsequently teaching English in New Glasgow for 12 years. She was also a member of the Publicity Committee of the United Church Camp Association and served as vice president. She bred and showed Cocker Spaniels for a number of years and later avidly took up doll making. She was a tremendous cook and seamstress, and enjoyed entertaining and travelling. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Marjorie was predeceased by her loving husband, Ward S. Hallman, as well as her two brothers, John and Gordon Banks of Waterville, NS. She is survived by her children, Brian Hallman, Lower Burlington; Rev. Doug Hallman, Hamilton, Ontario; Cheryl (Hallman) Waal, Port Charlotte, Florida; Shelley Hallman, Amherst; foster daughter, Margie Albright, Trenton, Ontario; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Monday from Pictou United Church, with Rev. Mary-Beth Moriarity officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Pictou Library, Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia, BOK 1H0; or to the Recreation Department of Maritime Oddfellows Home, Box 850, Pictou, Nova Scotia, BOK 1H0.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 131653168
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie Ermina Banks Hallman (16 May 1921–15 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131653168, citing Seaview Cemetery, Pictou, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Jody MacKeil (contributor 47631621) .