Passed away peacefully at A.R. Goudie (People Care) LTC on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the age of 87 years.
Mary was born in Guelph, Ontario on January 4th, 1933. Loving mother of Ronald (Diane) and Shawn. Cherished grandmother of Michael (Ashley) and Patrick. Special great-grandmother to Carter. Dear Sister of Allan Stevenson. Predeceased by her parents John and Rose Stevenson as well as brothers, Donald and Brian Stevenson.
Although she lived locally for most of her life, as a young woman she lived for a time in Germany, California as well as Michigan.
Mary spent her working years primarily working within the grocery industry. She was the Bookkeeper for Dominion Store in Guelph, and later became a Baker for a local Zehrs store, where it was said that Mary “made the best Apple Fritters in Town”.
Mary loved to travel and visited England, Spain, Greece, Portugal, New Zealand and Argentina. She also spent many holidays in Florida, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Mexico.
In her spare time, Mary loved to paint, shop, dance and garden. Mary was most proud of her flower gardens and lawns, and tended to all independently until she moved from her home into an apartment when she turned 85!!!
Mary also drove herself around town until she turned 86 which proved her independent spirit and determination.
She will be fondly remembered by family and friends, near and far.
Cremation has taken place. A Private family gathering will be held at later date. Donations may be made to the Veteran’s WARAMPS as expressions of sympathy.
Messages and condolences may be left for the family at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visit Mary's obituary notice on Facebook.