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Marie Tonin
In Memory of
Tonin (Macoretta)
1941 - 2021
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Community Volunteer

Marie was awarded the Ontario Bicentennial Medal on December 09,1984 for service to the community.

She was student council president at Welland High School. Later, as a worker or on the executive, Marie was invovled with several gruops - Catholic Woman's League, Welland Little Theatre, Arthritis Society, Holy Name PTA, Right-To-Life, Welland United Way, Mental Health Association, Welland Port Colborne Concert Association, Niagara Region Housing Program, etc .

Marie was recognized several times for her contributions to the community.

Muscular Dystrophy did not prevent her from serving the community!

Posted by Joseph Tonin
Monday May 24, 2021 at 7:07 pm
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