Known for her brownies, butter tarts, competitive spirit and kindness (yes, you can have both), Mary Margaret Maureen Morgan (Nash) died February 11, 2022 in Milton District Hospital.
Little Mo (born December 19, 1933), daughter of Big Mo, father Maurice Nash, and mother Donat Nash (McGovern), was one of six siblings (3 brothers – Philip, Henry, Michael and 2 sisters – Jean and Marlene).
Married to Bill for 33 years, they had 2 kids Tracy (Bob) and Blake (Diane), 4 grandchildren (Hali, Drew, Sadie and Daisy) and 2 great grandkids (Alice and Lucy). She never did get her red-headed baby although her grandson gave her a red beard to gaze upon.
Maureen married W.R. (Bill) Morgan October 17, 1959. Sadly, his funeral would be 33 years later to the day. Together they lived in Ottawa, California, London (ON), setting roots in Milton in the 1970s. They found the Milton Tennis Club and lifelong friends. Badminton and bridge clubs too.
Maureen was an athlete all her life until severing her Achilles tendon one ladies morning while babysitting her grandson Drew. Managing to somehow drive them both back to her house she later ended up in a cast and never ventured onto a court or course again. She was an amazing badminton and tennis player. She may not have mastered golf. Putting was an issue.
She loved to feed family and friends always making enough food to keep others fed for an entire week. She never wanted the leftovers. “You’ll have to take this home with you” was always heard. Never having a taste for sweets she knew everyone’s favourite pie. She might have a sliver. In her late 80s she developed a sweet tooth which surprised everyone often putting “yummy ice-cream or yummy cookies” on her grocery lists.
She left this world when no one was looking having decided if she couldn’t leave the hospital as she went in, she wasn’t going home. Way to go Mo. Sundays will never be the same.
Many thanks to the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff at MDH. Your jobs are never easy but this pandemic has exhausted you. Still you care. Shout out to Maureen’s champion, Dr Horvat for fighting the fights.
Donations to your favourite charities are welcome. There are so many that touched her life. Suggestions include: Canadian Cancer Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Muscular Dystrophy Canada and CNIB Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada.
Maureen didn’t want a funeral.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Maureen
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at J. Scott Early Funeral Home