Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on February 10, 2018, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of William “Bill”. Loving mother of Paul (Roberta Grosland), Chris (Yumiko Huang) and Anne (Cade Thomson). Doting grandmother to Megan (Carlos) Ribeiro, Adrienne (Kevin Innes), Patrick and Ava Lovell. Great grandmother to Devin Ribeiro. Loving Aunt to Brad, Jeff and Terry Anthony.
Mary cherished her family and friends more than anything else. She also was passionate about education: she graduated from Victoria College, University of Toronto and then went on to teach high school, elementary school, adult education and even continued this passion in retirement by being a Docent at the Royal Ontario Museum.
The family would like to thank Heidi from Nurse Next Door for her care in mom’s last year and Dr. Harpal Singh and his staff for all of the superb care they have provided my mom over the last several years.
Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 12 p.m. until the start of the Celebration of Life Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. Cremation has taken place. For those who wish, donations in memory of Mary to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.