Marina Mary Blagdon Leights

Passed 12/06/2020

Obituary for Marina Mary Blagdon Leights

Marina Mary Blagdon Leights passed away peacefully at her home in Halifax, NS on December 6th, 2020.

Marina was born in Boxey, NL to Leo and Leah Blagdon. She was the second born of four daughters. She moved to Halifax in 1958 and in June of 1959 she married the love of her life Arthur Leights of Belleoram, NL and together they raised four children.

Marina was blessed with a wonderful sense of humor. She loved telling jokes and hearing her friends laugh. Her favorite activity was playing cards with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed going out to play crib. From 1996 until 2018 she spent every summer home in NL.

She leaves to mourn with many fond memories her loving family: Daughters Bonnie Leights (Shawn), Bernadette (Dave) Bond St. John’s NL and son Brad Leights (Tanya) Williamswood NS, as well as 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Two sisters Maisie Rose and Mildred Tobin of Boxey NL, Sister-in-law Mary Leights of Dartmouth NS, brother-in-laws Jobie (Faye) Leights of Upper Stewiacke NS, Charlie (Maryann) Leights of Timberlea NS, Onslow (Roberta) Leights of Grand Falls NL. Also, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was pre-deceased by her husband Arthur, son Barry, parents Leo and Leah Blagdon, sister Martha Strowbridge, parents-in-law Arthur and Charlotte Leights, brother-in-law John and sister-in-law Ada Dominix.

Donations may be made in her memory to St John the Evangelist Church and Cemetery Fund Boxey NL.

An interment service will take place at a later date in Boxey, NL.

Miss Me, But Let Me Go

When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me,
I hope you realize
My pain at last is free.
Miss me a little…
But not too long
And not with your head
Bowed low.
Remember the love that we
Once shared
Miss me … but let me go.
For this is a journey that we all must take
And each must go alone,
It’s all a part of a master
A step on the road to home.
When you are lonely and sick at heart
Just go to some friends you know.
Try burying your sorrows in
Some good deeds
Miss me … but let me go.

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So sorry to hear of Marina's passing - she was a wonderful person with a kind heart -may she rest in peace
- Marsha Hartnett
Deeply saddened to hear of Marina's passing... My whole family was so blessed to have known her & her family as she provided care for my brother Kevin and I while we were young. We talk now as adults and both reminisce back about how she was the greatest babysitter ever, the laughs she gave us and how she always treated us like her own... I know for a fact that my mother was there to greet her at the gates. Sending love & condolences to Bonnie, Bernadette, Bradley & family, she will be forever missed and always hold a special place in our hearts.
- Brian Pelrine
so sorry to hear my dear god mother pass away ,,,,our condolence goes out to all the family,,, keep the memories dear to the heart ,,at this time....darlene abbott penney
- darlene penney
Thinking of you all at this difficult time, aunt marina was a wonderful woman, hold all you memories close, sending lots of love your way
- Nicole cox
Mary & I are so sorry to hear of Marina's passing she was a gem. Our condolences to the family..
- Philip Grandy
So sorry to hear of Marina's passing. She was always such fun to be around .
- Barry Blagdon
Sending our love and prayers to Aunt Marina's family, we are thinking about all of you. We loved her dearly and have so many wonderful memories of her. Love Leo, Susan and Family
- Susan Rose
We are very sorry to hear of Marina's passing, our condolences go out to her family. We wish you fond memories in this time of loss.
- Gary McAvoy
So very sorry for your loss I hope many wonderful memories see you through your time of sorrow Dorcas & So very sorry for your loss ,I hope many wonderful memories see you through , Dorcas& Family Family
- Dorcas Blagdon
sorry to hear of your mom brad take care
- gary smith
Will always remember my good friend. Her laughter, our talks and her kindness. I will miss her dearly. Betty Verge
- betty verge

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