Peacefully and after a long period of declining health, Mary passed away at Eagle Park Lodge, Qualicum Beach, BC on June 10, 2011. Born October 7, 1936 in Preston, England she was aged 74 years. Predeceased by her son Andrew Russell, she is survived by her loving husband Bert and her devoted son Stewart (Anna) and grandchildren Zoe Olivia and Hadyn James, as well as grandchildren Andrew James and Jessica in Nova Scotia. Mary’s charm, trademark smile and laughter will be sadly missed.
No service will be held as per Mary’s request.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Mary’s name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Donations Dept, 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V2 or the BC Lung Association, 2675 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 2K2.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.