Deborah Morgulis arrived in N. Ireland with her young son Daniel, in March 1973, from Montreal Canada. They stayed, at first, with the Jamshidi family in Craigavon. She became a member of the first L.S.A of the Bahá'ís of Craigavon which was formed on 2nd April 1973.
Deborah rented a large house, Boxmore Lodge, just outside Lurgan, in Dollingstown. That house became the centre of Bahá'í activities in the area. A number of Bahá'í marriages took place there. Two Hands of the Cause, Mr. Alaee and Dr. Muhajer stayed there. Deborah stayed for many years and served the Faith with love and zeal.
She returned to Canada to a pioneering post but made several visits back to the Province with the members of her family. In 1998 she briefly returned to take part in the 25th Anniversary of the formation of the Craigavon Spiritual Assembly.
The following 'posting' that appeared on the web of a funeral home in CanadaIt will interest all the friends who knew and love Deborah. .
Deborah Winnifred Jacobs Morgulis, of Sussex, NB, passeds away peacefully at St. Joseph Hospital, Saint John. NB, on December 17, 2000 in her 77th year.
Formerly of Montreal, Quebec, she was the daughter of the late S.W. Jacobs, K.C, M.P. and the late Amy S. Jacobs. She was the beloved wife of the late Isidore Alexander Morgulis of Odessa, Russia. Beloved mother of Sam and his wife Mary Anne Hardy of Ottawa, Ontario; Alex of Toronto; Richard of Toronto; Eugenia Stone of England; Daniel of Michigan City, (Chicago,USA) and his wife Sal. Survived by 2 sisters, Ann Rosengarten and her husband George of Montreal, Eleanor Warner and her husband Norman of England, 2 grandchildren, Amy and Aaron, 3 nieces, and 1 nephew, Deborah was predeceased by her brother Michael S. Jacobs .
Deborah was a member of the Bahá'í Faith and a member of the IODE, Prince Edward Island.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, NB. A Memorial Service will be held from Wallace Memorial Chapel on Saturday, December 23, 2000 at 4pm. A time to visit with the family will follow.
A private family interment has taken place at Evergreen Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations made to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family.
Deborah will be sadly missed by family and friends.
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