In Loving Memory of

Marilyn De La Matter-Pauls


Obituary of Marilyn De La Matter-Pauls

De La Matter- Pauls, Marilyn Ann
It is with broken hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Marilyn De La Matter- Pauls, on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, in her 88th year. Marilyn has been reunited with her husbands Buster De La Matter (1972) and Charlie Pauls (2012), parents George and Jean Raven, brother George and sister Lota. She will be forever remembered by daughter Patricia (Daniel) Alexander, her son Robert (Nancy) De La Matter, and stepdaughter Myrna Recchia. GiGi was blessed with 6 grandchildren: Dana (Brandon), Jennifer (Scott), Kate, Kyle, Amanda (Adam), Bryanna. The light of her life were her 5 great-grandchildren (AKA - The Furious Five): Alexander, Logan, Cameron, Maiya and Owen. Dear sister of; Jeanette, Doreen, Georgina (Ken), brother-in-law Ted, and sisters-in-law Elsie and Francine. Little Ruby, her fur-baby will miss their walkabouts. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews. After retiring, happy times were spent with Charlie at their cottage at the Bay, where they became part of the "Lane Way Family". A special thank you to the nurses and staff at the St. Catharines General Hospital Surgical Unit 5A, and the Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital - 2 West for their compassionate care and support. In accordance with Marilyn's wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A celebration of Marilyn’s well lived life will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be shared on Marilyn’s tribute page found at

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Amy Neumann
3 years ago

I know it’s a late reply, I’m so sorry for your loss, Rest In Peace auntie Marilyn, a new angel and back with your sister again, My Grandma(Lota Neumann) who also passed, you will for sure be missed, with lots of love from me! Xoxox

John, Lori, Dawn, Maria
3 years ago

She will be missed on Hay Bay. Our girls loved Marilyn.

Jamie Neumann & Janet Huynh
3 years ago

We are so sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing… a lovely lady who we shared many good times with. She was great, fun company and always made us laugh. A toast to Marilyn and utmost love to your family XOXO

Sue Kennington
3 years ago

Pat, Dan and girls, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady, she was fun and always treated me like family. I know she will be missed. Love always, Sue and Pete

Francine Raven
3 years ago

My deepest sympathies Pat and Robert and family, a beautiful lady and a brand new Angel .

Diane Mclean
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss Pat . She was a beautiful lady and will be greatly missed .

Valerie Repath-Raymond
3 years ago

We have lost a wonderfully, beautiful soul. We will always remember you Auntie Marilyn. My thoughts are with Pat, Rob & their families. Gone but never forgotten. Love Valerie & Wally.


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