Marion Banford

Banford, Marion (nee Safford)

Marion passed away peacefully in hospital, Smiths Falls on Monday, January 24, 2022 at the age of 93.  Beloved wife of the late Edmund ‘Ed’ Banford.  Cherished mother of Carole Cullen-Cote (Mike) of Rideau Ferry.  Sadly missed by her grandchildren Darla Stuart (Doug), Justin Cullen (Allie), Adrienne Cote (Nathan) and Jesse Cote, her great-grandchildren Taylor, Chantale, Katrina, Declan, Gavin, Arlo and great-great grandchildren Carter, Audrey, Sophia and Chloe.  Dear sister of Leon (Sue) Safford of Calgary and the late Hazel (late Cyril) Gardiner.  Marion will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Private family services will take place at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls  on Saturday, February 5, 2022 with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.  In memory of Marion, donations to Trinity United Church or the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.