Mary Elizabeth (Jay) Rouw
Mary Elizabeth (Jay) Rouw, passed away suddenly on March 8, 2023. She was cherished and will be missed by her beloved husband Henry, of 50 years, her daughter Sarah (Peter) and adored grandchild, Georgia, and sons Jacob (Nicholle) and Benjamin (Vanessa).
Mary is survived by sisters Patricia Cable and Dianne (Alan) Anderson, sister-in-law Lyn Jay (Wes), brother-in-law Bill (Marica) Rouw and Jake (Marie-Rose) Rouw and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother John (Patricia) Jay, her twin brother Bill, and brother-in-law Floyd Cable.
Born on Jan. 24, 1952, to Dr. H.J.D. Jay and Alma (MacFarlane), Mary grew up outside of Forest, Ontario. She and Henry settled in Blyth, in 1981, where they renovated an old farmhouse on the 8th Line of Morris Township to raise their children. Rock N’ Rouw Ranch quickly became a destination for family and friends – and their children’s friends.
Mary was an avid reader. She loved to cook, preserve and bake. Above all else, family was her greatest love.
Cremation has taken place. A private family interment and celebration of life will take place in the spring. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Wingham and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Condolences may be left at riversidefuneralhome.ca.