Mary was born in Hanna and lived on a farm at Rose Lynn until 1956 when she and her husband Jack, and three small children moved to Victoria, B.C. Even though she was crippled from polio she was very strong and was not afraid of hard work. They had a dairy in Victoria, and she always had a big garden that she preserved for winter enjoyment.
Mary was predeceased by her parents: Albert and Olive; her husband Jack; and brothers: George and Joe.
She is survived by her three children: Sid, Violet, and Ted; granddaughter Melissa and great grandson Logan; her sister Olive; brothers: Bill and Sid; and many nieces and nephews.