Marjorie Patey Howe 1922 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Our wonderful mother and grandmother, Marjorie Patey Howe, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. She was born March 14, 1922, to George Edward and Ellen McWilliam Patey in Liverpool, England. When Marjorie was 14 years old, her mother died and she helped her father raise four younger siblings. She met our Dad, Richard K. Howe, at church in Liverpool during World War II. After the war, she immigrated to Utah and married Dad in the Salt Lake Temple, March 26, 1947, with Pres. George Albert Smith performing the ceremony. She held numerous church positions and loved serving at the Prayer Roll in the Bountiful Temple. For almost 30 years, she enjoyed being a volunteer at Lakeview Hospital. She loved being with her family. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have wonderful memories of camping, vacations, and many special times with Mom and Dad. Marjorie is survived by her children Keith (Carrolyn), Orem; Carol Romney (Douglas), Centerville; and Paul (Doreen), Gilbert, AZ. She has eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brothers Donald Patey (Laura), W. Jordan; John Patey (Laila), Richfield; and her sister Eileen Wallace (Robert), Bountiful. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and sister, Joyce. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 27, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Bountiful 24th Ward, 720 East 550 North, Bountiful. There will be a viewing prior to the funeral from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. and also on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Russon Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful. Interment in Centerville Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com. The family thanks the 24th Ward and all Mom's wonderful friends and neighbors who have loved and supported her.