Obituary: Margaret R. Sceifers

July 17, 1939 – February 23, 2021

Margaret R. Sceifers, 81, of Mitchell, died at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born July 17, 1939, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of Stanley Durant and Edith (Levigne) Durant. She attended school in St. John, Canada. She married William Sceifers in Newport, Rhode Island on January 10, 1964, and he preceded her in death on November 3, 2015. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Kimberley A. West, and her husband, Mark Alan, of Shoals and Elizabeth McCorquindale, of Canada; one son, William Sheldon Sceifers, and wife Nicole, of Fayetteville, NC; three granddaughters, Erica Divine and husband Alex, of Loogootee, Bailey and Sydnee Sceifers, both of Fayetteville, NC; one grandson, Matthew Alan West, of Shoals; four great-grandchildren, Chloe Divine, Stella Divine, Elouise Divine, and Blake West; four sisters, Theresa Smith, Donna Van Leeuwan, Betty Bosco, and Jean Donaldson and two brothers, Donald, and John Durant.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Audrey Lennox and Dianne Orr; two brothers, Fred and David Durant.

Margaret’s wishes were to be cremated. A private service will be held at a later date at Green Hill Cemetery.

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