Mary McCall passed away peacefully at Huronlea Home for the Aged in Brussels, Ontario on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. She was in her 95th year.
Mary was born in Morris Township on April 2, 1921 to William and Mary Ireland. She married Harold Stewart McCall in 1944 and together they farmed in Walton before retiring to Seaforth in 1979. She was predeceased by Stewart in 1984.
Mary was the loving mother of Dr. John “Jack” McCall and partner Helene Pfeiffer and Murray and Sherry McCall. She was the cherished grandmother of Shawna McCall, Jason and Sheree McCall, Marcy and John McCall MacBain, Robin and Talia McCall, Dr. Carali McCall and Daniel Hughes, and Jarred McCall and the precious “GG” of Jaedon, Kolten, Alivia, Kenna, Indre, Casey and Claribelle. Mary will also be sadly missed by Alexandra, Charles and Tara MacBain, Chris and Chelsea Murphy, Doreen McCall and Doug O’Neill.
Mary will be fondly remembered by sisters-in-law, Lois McCall and Grace McCall and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Ruth (in infancy), brother James and his wife Jeanne, sister-in-law Isobel Burke and husband Frank, and brother-in-law Arthur Ross McCall.
Mary was an active member in the Walton and Seaforth UCW and she will be sadly missed by her many friends and neighbours.
Visitation was held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Friday, May 8. A funeral service to celebrate Mary’s life was held at Northside United Church, Seaforth on Saturday, May 9. Rev. Mary Fletcher officiated.
A reception in the church hall immediately followed the service and interment took place in Brussels Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jason, Robin and Jarred McCall, John McCall MacBain, Chris Murphy, Daniel Hughes. The flower bearers were Marcy McCall MacBain, Shawna, Carali, Sheree and Kenna McCall.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Northside United Church or the Seaforth Community Hospital would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home or by visiting Mary’s online memorial at www.mcglynnfamilyfuneral home.com