Marie Frazee

Obituary of Marie Eileen Frazee

FRAZEE MARIE EILEEN Passed away peacefully on September 21, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Rowland C. Frazee(2007). Devoted mother of Stephen Frazee and Catherine Frazee (Patricia Seeley). Loving grandmother of Laura and Patrick Frazee. Fondly remembered by her sister Kaye Ransom. Predeceased by her brothers Earl, Harold and Alfred Tait and her sisters Phyllis Scott, Anita Logie and Louise Laidlaw Long. Also predeceased by her sister…in-law Barbara Thornton. Survived by a large extended family of nieces and nephews. Marie Frazee was a consummate hostess who enjoyed planning social events with great enthusiasm and attention to detail. Menus were meticulously scrutinized and dinner guests carefully seated in order to ensure that every event was a resounding success. She organized hundreds of events as wife of the Chairmain of the Royal bank of Canada and was actively involved in the Canadian Women’s Golf Association serving as President in 1985. Marie will be remembered for her impeccable sense of style, not only in the fine art of hospitality, but in fashion and culinary arts, floral arrangements and interior design. She filled her homes with art and music, and brought to family and social life a deep appreciation of beauty and form. Elegant, gracious and strong, Marie Frazee a formidable woman, a loyal friend and a mother who loved her family utterly and without reserve. The family extends hearfelt thanks to a team of devoted caregivers who enabled Marie to live the final months of her life with her dignity and humanity intact. The family will receive friends at a Memorial Reception with refreshments, at the MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY VISITATION CENTRE, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto (east gate entrance north of St. Clair Ave. E., 416-485-5572) on Sunday September 29, 2013 between 2:00 and 5:00 P.M. Cremation. Private family arrangements with interment in St. Stephen, NB. Memorial donations may be made to the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care. Online information at
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