Theora Murray (Simpell)
Theora Fay (Simpell) Murray, 87, of Moncton, formerly of Salisbury, passed away Spencers Nursing Home on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Born in Midland ON, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family, predeceased by her parents William and Hanna (Clark) Simpell and six siblings.
Theora loved to travel in her younger years, touring Europe before she had children who then became her joy and priority. She worked for Algoma Steel, then became an Insurance Broker for Wawanesa for many years, and finally retiring as a Temporary Agency Worker. She was a member of TOPS for over 20 years where she even won a trip to Nashville.
Survived and sadly missed by her children, Liane Simpell-George (Joe), David (Stacey) Simpell, and Dawna Melanson (Brian); grandchildren, Kassaundra Simpell, Chadd Simpell, Tara Quigley, and Sean Simpell; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and siblings, Theora was predeceased by her former common-law partner of over 30 years, Vaughn Murray.
Graveside Gathering will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2 pm at Five Points Cemetery. Arrangements in care of The Salisbury Funeral Home (506-372-4800). If desired, memorials to The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.