Barbara Marshall


MARSHALL Barbara Evelyn……...

Peacefully, at McGarrell Place, London, on Sunday, March 14, 2021, Barbara Evelyn Marshall (nee Blackwell), in her 91st year, of natural causes.

Survived by her daughter Leigh-Anne Fosdahl (Patrick) of Castro Valley, CA, and her grandchildren, Collin (Veronica), Jonathan, and Adam Fosdahl, and Hanna Raschl-McRonald. Also survived by her stepchildren Andrew (Margaret) of London, Nancy Moore (Tim) of Phuket, Thailand, Paul (Kelly) of London, and her stepgrandchildren Davidson (Laura Williams) and Abigail Marshall, Joel, Matthew (Keara), and Katie Moore, Joshua Marshall and Sarah (Adam) Lyle, and her step great grandchildren Judah and Whitney Moore, Marshall and Connor Lyle, and their baby sister on the way. Predeceased by her son, Ian Robert Francis McRonald (2014) (Heike Raschl), husbands, Donald George Marshall (2009), Ian Fergus McRonald (1962), her brother, Frank (2013) (Bernice), and her parents, Frank (1954) and Eva May (nee Holmes) (1999)

Born in London on September 13, 1930, she grew up in south London. She graduated from London Bible College and then enrolled in Victoria Hospital School of Nursing.

While in her last year, she married Ian and after graduating, moved with him to Toronto. After Ian was tragically killed in a traffic accident, she moved back to London to raise her children as a single mother. She was close friends with Jean ("Davey") Marshall from nursing school and after Jean also died, of cancer, Barb and Don married each other.

Because of the current social distancing rules there will be no funeral or visitation.  A private family interment service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.

The family wishes to thank the staff of McGarrell Place and Dr. Karen Lo for their kind and meticulous care for Barb. In lieu of flowers please consider donations in Barb's memory to the Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex, 435 Windermere Road, London, ON, N5X 2T1, or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at