Margery McNear

Obituary of Margery McNear

McNear: Margery (née Stevenson) -

l92l -2023 went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on April 1l, 2023. She was the faithful and loving wife of John McNear ( 2004) for over 60 years. Her sons The Rev. Canon J. Terry McNear (Betsey) and Wayne McNear (Beverly) will miss her, but are celebrating the wonderful mother she was, and her life well lived. Marge had 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and one great, great granddaughter. She kept in touch with them all with her Christmas and birthday gifts.

Marge was a forever member of Trinity Anglican Church, Blenheim; teaching Sunday school, leading girls groups; singing in the choir; a member of the ACW; and participated in the cherry pie bakes. She led a bible study group in her home for 40 years. She was a friend to so many and she will be missed by all including her niece Marion Shepherd. Marge worked at Canadian Tire in Blenheim for many years. She was a celebrated lawn bowler with the Ridgetown Club; and she knit teddy bears and pneumonia vests for Canadian Food for Children - CK. She enjoyed playing cards at St. Paul's Erieau and the Morpeth Heritage Club.

Marge was anxious at the end to be with Jesus. Her life was lived for Him and was guided by His word.

Her family thank Dr. Tom Perkin and the staff at Blenheim Community Village for their care of her for the past 7 years and to the many friends who visited her.

In keeping with Marge's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held on April 25, 2023 at Trinity Anglican Church, 59 Ellen St, Blenheim, Ontario at 11:00 a.m.

Anyone wishing to make a donation in her memory please do so to Trinity Anglican Church-Blenheim.

"We'll done, good and faithful servant".

Online condolences may be left at


McKinlay Funeral Home

141 Park Street, Blenheim




Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Trinity Church
59 Ellen Street
Blenheim, Ontario, Canada
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