Margaret Engel

Obituary of Margaret Engel


Passed away peacefully at the age of 89, at North York General Hospital after a brief illness, on Sunday June 3, 2018, with family by her side.  Beloved wife of the late Robert Engel (2006). Loving mother of John (Emily) and Jeff (Julie). Cherished grandmother of James and Liam. 


Margaret was an early childhood educator, and worked extensively with special needs children.  She worked at Centennial Infant and Child Centre,   Humber College and the Province of Ontario at the Ministry of Community and Social Services.  She was instrumental in creating policies relating to early childhood education for the Province.


Margaret and Bob were founding members of Forest Grove United Church, and long-time residents of Bayview Village.  In recent years, Margaret resided at Shepherd Terrace and Shepherd Lodge.  The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the loving care provided over the years, both by staff and personal caregivers.  Thanks also to the team at the Critical Care Unit and NYGH for their excellent care in her final days.


 Visitation will be held at Forest Grove United Church, 43 Forest Grove Drive, North York,  on Friday June 22nd from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow immediately after service. Private family Interment. Donations may be made to Shepherd Lodge, ( Condolences at