Maureen Beryl Leslie (nee McGhan)

December 27, 2019 16 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Maureen on December 26, 2019 at the age of 69.  She was born in May of 1950, to Lester and Gwen McGhan in Edmonton, Alberta.

Maureen is survived by her husband and best friend of 41 years, Dave and her daughters Dayna McGeachy and Jaaki (Steve) Chatry.  Mimi leaves behind her Grandchildren Kaela and Colin Chatry and Alyson, Evan and Daniel McGeachy and many in-laws and nieces and nephews.

Maureen was predeceased by her parents Lester and Gwen McGhan, her sister Donna Patriquin and her brother D’Arcy McGhan.

Maureen and Dave lived both here and in Mexico.  She was known for her love of having friends and family always around her no matter where she was.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of sending flowers, please make a memorial donation directly to their charity of choice or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

  1. A beautiful soul and bright light gone far too soon. Our hearts and prayers are with the family as they mourn their insurmountable loss.

    With love ,
    The Matthews family

  2. Dave my sincere condolences to you and your family. May your memories of Maureen bring you some comfort. My prayers are with you all

  3. So sorry of the passing of your Mom

  4. Dear Dave and family
    We are very saddened to hear of the sudden passing of your wife, mom and Mimi.
    Maureen was a very special person who always made everyone welcome.
    I remember the 1st night we met at Casa Blanca in December of 2012. We were so fortunate to be your next door neighbour for 4 years. So many fun nights and great parties.
    Remember the moments of your most beautiful days.
    Len and Christine Stuart Walls

  5. It is so hard to believe that Maureen is gone. She was too young. A year ago today we were sailing with you in Mexico.
    Maureen, you have left behind many fans of you and your philanthropic deeds. So many friends and family have expressed their sadness and the loss they feel. You made a difference!

  6. Mis condolencias a la familia, Maureen, las Divas vamos a extrañar tu hermosa sonrisa, tu buen humor siempre y lo cariñosa que fuiste todos estos años que nos diste la oportunidad de conocerte, descansa en paz. Te vamos a extrañar ❤️

  7. Maureen was a bright light in so many people’s lives. She will be sorely missed but always fondly remembered.

  8. Our deepest sympathies to all of Maureen’s family for the loss of this very special lady.The legacy she has left behind is endearing to all who had the pleasure to meet her and she will indeed be missed by all. Hugs to you all and may time heal your broken hearts.

  9. So shocked and saddened by the loss of my sweet and bubbly cousin. She loved to laugh and was always doing something for somebody. My heart and prayers go out to all of you.

  10. Maureen was a bright light at the lake. She will be missed.
    Our condolences and prayers. Russell and Diane Letkeman

    • Please contact me Sue Snyder Wiley. I have been trying for a long time to contact you. We live in Idaho. Would love to hear from you. All is well here. Take care.

    • I am trying to find you. This is Sue Snyder Wiley. Please contact me at:
      I live in Idaho. 208-550-0064
      We would love to talk with you. We pray all is well.
      Love, Sue and Jack Wiley

  11. There are not enough words to say how special Maureen was. Sitting around the fire with her and Dave at the lake were some of our favorite memories as well as all the fun in Mexico we had. Walking the dogs at the lake, you were always waving back with a smile. She always made you feel welcome and special. We will miss you Maureen! ♥️

  12. Dear Dave and family ,

    Our deepest consolences on the passing of Maureen. We enjoyed reconnecting with you both at Grub Med. Maureen was such a beautiful , bright light.

  13. Words seem so inadequate to express the sadness we feel with Maureen`s passing. Some people come into our lives and leave their marks on our hearts and we are never the same again. What a Blessing you were to us all, Maureen. We pray for Blessings of Comfort, Love and Peace for you all.

  14. Dave and I are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Maureen. She was a wonderful person and friend. Hugs and love to you and your family

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