Marjorie Foster Tigli, 73, died Nov. 18, 2002, at her daughter’s home in Fairview.

There will be a celebration of life graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway.

She was born Marjorie Irene Foster on July 3, 1929, at Halfway, to James and Phyllis Canaday Foster. She lived there until the age of 13, when the family moved to Vancouver, Wash.

After attending Shumway Junior High in Vancouver, Marjorie moved back to Halfway and attended Northwest Nazarene Academy where she met her first husband, Bill Sullivan. They were married on Sept. 5, 1945. This marriage ended in 1955. The couple had four children.

While living at Salem, Marjorie met Mario D. Tigli. They were married on April 27, 1957, and had three children. The family had lived in the Boring/Sandy area for the last 40 years.

Marjorie enjoyed being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She also enjoyed painting, basketry, gardening, photography, arts and crafts and rock collecting. She had a very optimistic outlook on life.

She is survived by her husband Mario; her children, William Sullivan of Vernonia, Trent Sullivan of Vancouver, Wash., Gordon Sullivan of Sandy, Lona Bradley of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Mario Tigli of Sandy, Tony Tigli of Oregon City and Tia Bautista of Fairview; sisters, Betty Clark and Rae Woods; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren and one sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Hood Hospice through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 13, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor