Marion Bull


BULL: Marion Lucinda (nee Wildfong)

It is with profound sadness that Marion’s family announce her peaceful passing, in her sleep, on October 9, 2020 at the age of 85.

She leaves behind the love  of her life and best friend David, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage.  Cherished and much-loved mother to Rick Bull and his wife Jayne, Sandy Anderson and her husband Gary, Kathy Bull-Harwood and her husband Michael Shannon, and Janet McGivern and her husband Sean.

Proud grandmother to Craig Anderson & his partner Katie Bond, Corey Anderson and his wife Heather, Meagan Forget & her husband Chris, Michael Harwood and his wife Ainsley, Monica Harwood & her fiancé Brandon Paul, Nicholas Bull and his fiancé Erie Zantingh and great-grandmother to Hannah, Emma, Olivia Forget, Evelyn and Sterling Anderson.  Sister to Neil (Bun) Wildfong and his late wife Marilyn. Sister-in-law to Barbara Jones and her late husband Doug and to Isabel Wildfong. Predeceased by her brothers Keith and his late wife Gladys, Claire and Grant. Marion will also be remembered and loved by many nieces and nephews.

            Marion was born and raised on the family farm in Dashwood, Ontario and was the daughter of the late Garnet & Pearl Wildfong.  She attended High school in Exeter, and business school in London.  She met David, the love of her life, on a blind date in 1955, and they married on September 8, 1956. They lived in Wallaceburg for a short period of time before settling in Chatham, where they raised their family. Marion worked for over 30 years as Bookkeeper for Sandy Elliot Performance Centre, and then Honda House.

            Marion’s family and friends will forever remember her for her love of baseball, camping, and travelling, especially the annual family trip to Florida, a destination she continued to enjoy throughout her retirement; she was a proud Snowbird. Marion loved going out for coffee or playing cards with her friends. She was always elegantly dressed, which matched her outgoing, eloquent personality. Her kind and gentle ways will live on in her children & extended family, and in the hearts and minds of anyone who had the privilege of knowing her. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She saw the best in everyone, and she will be missed tremendously!

            In keeping with Marion’s wishes, cremation has taken place, with a private family service following at a later date. Memorial donations in honour of Marion’s life can be made to the charity of your choice, and these would be greatly appreciated by the family.

47 Comments on “Marion Bull”

  1. Dear Dave & family,
    We were so sorry to hear about Marion’s untimely death. It came as quite a shock. She was a beautiful lady and so kind to all who knew her. Please accept our sincere condolences. Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers.
    Brian & Shirley Harwood

  2. Rick, Sandy, Kathy, Janet and ALL your families
    So sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
    Sincere condolences, Tammy & Pete Moir

  3. Dave and family, we are deeply saddened to hear of your loss. You and Marion always brightened our day when you came to the store. May your many great memories help you through this difficult time.xx

  4. To the Bull Family, we are So Sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Our Family (St. Pierre) holds many Great memories with your Parents. We are thinking of your Famiky at this difficult time. Stratton and Gail Cannon

  5. Dave and Family; We always enjoyed having coffee together in Florida. Those were good times. Our prayers for the entire family.
    Fred and Marian Osmon

  6. Deepest sympathies to you Sandy and extended family. After reading the obituary I feel I got to know her, but I do know some of the family and she would be very proud of her legacy!
    May she Rest In Peace
    Pete & Sher

  7. Kathy and Shannon and whole Bull family : so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing She was a lovely lady and will be greatly missed . Just know our thoughts are with you all at this time . Paul and Ann Zimmer

  8. Dave, Rick, Sandy, Kathy and Janet, It is with great sadness we send our condolences for the unexpected passing of Marion. She has a special place in our hearts from many events and stories shared between our families over the years. She will Rest In Peace. Don and Dawn Moore

  9. Sending our most sincere condolences and prayers for your sudden loss. Thinking of you all during such a difficult time.


    Melissa and Dan Foucault and family

  10. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Marion and I worked together for 10 years and then on her retirement, she trained me to take over her position at Honda House. I always considered her my second Mom and friend.

  11. Dear Dave (Wilson)
    It was our pleasure to get to know you and Marion at Lakewood. We so enjoyed the impromptu visits and the stories you had to tell. We knew that we would miss you and Marion when we heard you were leaving the park this year. We were so sad to hear of Marion’s passing and send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Marion will be greatly missed.

  12. Dave and family. I was shocked to hear of Marion’s death. Always saw you both at Shady Pine. Our sincere condolences. May God strengthen you all. God Bless. Adrian and Ineke Goossen .

  13. My deepest condolences to you and your family, Dave. We met at Lakewood and spent some great times together. Marion was always so friendly, kind and gracious and she will be missed. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. So sorry to hear about Marion passing away. She was a great neighbour when we lived on St. Michael .
    Mike and Shelley Deneau

  15. To Dave & theBull family, It was an honour to be neighbours, to share our children and their childhood with an extra pair of grandparents…..Marion & Dave, you are the best example of a loving couple, in all you do. Such a gentle hearted lady, with a loving heart. We are sending hugs in this difficult time, and send our condolences. We got to share our times at Lakewood also, such good campers! Our memories will keep Marion in our hearts, as yours will too!

  16. Sending heartfelt condolences for the the sudden loss of such an amazing mom, wife and grandmother….keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. Dave, Rick and family!
    My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time! Marion was certainly a class act and enjoyed do business back in the Honda House days ,where I met her. She will be missed by everyone that new her!

  18. Dear Dave and family..So sorry to hear of the sudden death of Marian My thoughts and prayers are with you all She will be greatly missed.

  19. Kathy,Shannon and all of your family. Sending you our deepest condolences in the loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May all the precious memories always be with you. Hugs to all.

  20. Dear Kathy: What a beautiful tribute to your mom. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this time.

  21. Our condolences to the entire family of the sudden passing of such a great lady. She will certainly be missed by so many family and friends. Hugs to all.

  22. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss Rick! Sending prayers & my condolences to you and your family. Take care, Ann Behnke

  23. Sandy , Gary and family. We are so sorry Sandy to hear of your mom’s passing. Love Wayne and Verda

  24. Kathy , Shannon, Michael and Ainsley , Monica and Brandon and family. We are so saddened to hear of your mothers sudden passing Your Mom sure was a lovely lady. I truly enjoyed our visits and chats whenever we were at family functions. May your wonderful memories of your Mom and Nan help you through this very trying time. Our sincere sympathy to you all. Love Aunt Beth and Uncle Dave

  25. Kathy
    So sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts are with you, your Dad, and the rest of the family. She did love her Bridge.


  26. Marion was a caring and wonderful soul. She has left you with many blessings and good memories. May these thoughts help you during this difficult time. We extend out deepest sympathies. Randy, Cathy, Curtis and Taylor McCord

  27. Dave,
    I am so sorry to hear about Marion’s passing. She was a great friend and we always looked forward to chatting and having coffee. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
    Friends, Louise Plaquet

  28. Dave and family,
    We were very sad to hear about Marion. Always enjoyed having you and your beautiful wife in the restaurant and she will be missed. Our thoughts are with you all at this time.

  29. Marion was the nicest person that i ever met. She always welcomed you into her home with a big smile. With my deepest sympathies I say good-bye.
    Terry Jacques

  30. Dear Dave and Family;
    We are saddened by the sudden passing of our close friend and neighbor.
    We will always remember her wonderful smile and friendly conversations over the years.
    We will miss her.

  31. Our deepest sympathies to you Dave, and also to Rick, Sandy, Kathy, Janet, Monica, Mike and Corey.
    I hope each of you knows how special we always felt your wife, mother, and grandma was to our family.
    So many good memories.
    Rick, Andrea, Sarah and Mitchell MacFarlane

  32. Kathy and family,
    So very sorry to hear about your Mom. Please accept our sincere condolences.
    Sue and Henry Wiebenga

  33. My deepest condolences to the Bull family. Its has been many years since our paths have crossed, but I always will have found memories. Kim, daughter of David and Betty Hyatt

  34. So sorry to hear of Marion‘s passing. Sincere sympathy to the family. I am a member of the UCW at Providence united church with Marion. I enjoyed her company even though she was very quiet most of the time. Always had a smile. I chatted with her at a dinner last year and she was saying how she was making jam and canning. I commented on how hot it was outside and she said we have air-conditioning. I guess nothing could stop her.
    Rip Marion.

  35. Dave and family, I was sorry to hear that Marion has passed away. I remember fondly the exuberance of your interactions with one another that spilled over to bless others. May the God of all comfort be with you. Prayerfully, P. Marg

  36. Dave, Janet, Kathy, Sandy, Rick and all your families. Thinking of you all and sending each of you a hug. Our most sincerest condolences to you on the sudden loss of your dear sweet wife and mom who was such a wonderful lady and neighbour! She was always a kind, friendly and loving soul to us all and will be missed dearly. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers and may all of your precious memories be with you forever. Always know she is with you and in you wherever you are.
    Dave if you ever need anything Mom and Dad are only a few steps away . Hugs

  37. Kathy & family,
    Thinking of all of your during this sad time, I’m so sorry to read of the loss of your mom. Heartfelt condolences to all you, sending hugs & strength.

  38. Dave and family: So sorry to hear of Marion’s passing, we will be thinking of you and your family. Brian and Diane Miller

  39. Janet & Shawn and Bull Family.
    It was always a real pleasure to meet up with your Mom and Dad and talk about family. Your Mom and Dad were always so proud of all of you. The funniest thing happened at Tim Horton when your Dad was having coffee and he realized that my husband was from Thompson’s Orchard and he was married to a Seney girl who’s Mom was a Mc Givern. He told my husband his wife would not believe this. I am sure she had a laugh as we did. Cherish the wonderful memories if your Mom and keep them close in your heart.
    With sincere sympathy
    Sally & Lloyd Thompson ( Seney)

  40. So sorry to hear of Marion’s passing, to Dave & all the family you have our condolences, we enjoyed Sunday after church breakfast’s, Marion would always say breakfast at the Link’s this morning, always had a smile and upbeat about topic’s we might discuss that morning, she will be missed by her church family & many friends she made over the years, rest in peace Marion, with sincere sympathy Orval & Micki Beam

  41. Kathy thinking of you and your family at this time my condolences love Pauline And Doug Babcock

  42. Dearest Kathy,Shannon & ALL Family members,
    Marion emanated such a beautiful spirit & soul.
    Her ongoing legacy is family, selfless love for each of you & innate humanity for others.
    She lives on through all of you-an ongoing thankyou &tribute for her. The circle of life is so challenging.
    Celebrate the time you shared & Toast her often.
    Please know how we grieve with you over her physical absence. May you be sustained in knowing that Her loving spirit is always with you.
    Nancy & Richard Inculet

  43. Dear David (Mr. Bull) , Kathy and family.
    I just read of the passing of Marion. I am so very sorry. Marion was a wonderful lady – I thought a lot of her.
    Please accept my sincere sympathy.
    All my love,
    Cathy (Dr. Drady’s nurse)

  44. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of such a wonderful lady– your parents were so kind and loving when I lost my mom and I will never forget their kindness. My prayers and hugs are with you in this difficult time.

    Rose and John Ellis

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