GODWIN, Marianne (Akselsen) Godwin - March 2, 1956-November 13, 2022
It is with great sadness that we announce Marianne Godwin passed away peacefully with family close by on November 13, 2022.
Loving mother to Kristin and Eric, caring sister to Arnold, adoring grandmother to fur babies Linda and Stella, favourite relative to so many in Norway, and amazing friend to all.
Marianne was predeceased by her parents Georg and Kristine Akselsen.
Marianne was a bright light in this world, filled with optimism, happiness, kindness and compassion for others.
She openly shared her outlook on the most important things in life (don’t stress on the little things, be yourself, be fearless and don’t worry about others opinions, life is too short so cherish it all even on difficult days, a big smile is infectious, money doesn’t buy happiness, and so many more).
She gained true wisdom early on that most aren't lucky enough to achieve over a lifetime. She will be remembered for her love of travel and adventure, she created so many special memories for her family and friends.
Her generosity was immense, always giving her love to others, we can’t imagine anyone having a bigger heart than Marianne.
Cremation has taken place.
The family extends our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful care she was given at St. Michaels Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and especially Oak Ridges Hospice.
As per Marianne’s wishes there will be a Celebration of Life held at a later date. Family will circulate details shortly.
If you would like to make a donation in Marianne’s name to the Oak Ridges Hospice https://www.oakridgeshospice.com/donatetoorh or Brain Cancer Canada https://braincancercanada.ca/donate/ it would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME .
Til vi møtes igjen mamma. Vi elske deg. Takk for alt.
Your family, always with love.