Muriel Eileen (Allen) MacKenzie passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at age 95. Muriel was born in Halifax NS on January 19, 1917, the only child of the late Lemuel Allen of PEI and Eileen (McCready) Allen of Halifax. Muriel and her father survived the Halifax Explosion of December 6, 1917, but her mother who was badly injured died the following year. Muriel and her father returned to his boyhood home on Boughton Island, PEI in 1923 to help his aging father on the family farm. In 1937, Muriel married Wendell MacKenzie, son of the late John & Bertha MacKenzie of Cardigan North PEI. They were blessed with three children, Allen (predeceased), Eileen and Aura Lee. Wendell joined the RCAF in 1941 and gained the rank of Sergeant in 1943. He was drowned while on active duty on October 13, 1944. Muriel and children moved to Cardigan the following year. Muriel moved to Chilliwack to be with her father who went to be with the Lord in 1984.
Muriel is survived by daughters Eileen & Aura Lee; 11 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and her loving church family at Faith Baptist Church.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 4 at 2:00 pm from Faith Baptist Church, 9340 Windsor St. Chilliwack.
Online condolences can be left at www.Woodlawn-MtCheam.ca