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Murray, Mary (née Brownlee) (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 28 Sep 2021
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Passed away peacefully at the Woodstock Hospital on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the age of 97. She is reunited in heaven with her beloved husband Glen Murray and daughter Patricia Masters. Loving mother of Bonnie Cohoe, Peggy Hickling (Ross), Betty Worthy (Norm) and Bill Murray (Linda). She will be sadly missed by her 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents James and Mary (nee McDonald) Brownlee and sisters Catherine Phillips and Margaret Murray. Mary grew up on a farm in Vaughan Township and was the youngest of 3 girls. After graduating as a Registered Nurse from Toronto General Hospital, she nursed for VON for 2 years. After Glen came home from the war she married him and raised 5 children on a dairy farm in New Lowell, west of Barrie. After retirement, they moved to Gowganda in Northern Ontario and operated a trap line for 10 years. Following Glen's death, Mary moved to Woodstock and volunteered at the Baptist church and in the community. A memorial visitation will be held at the Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock (519-537-3611), on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Phil Cole. (EVERYONE MUST register to attend the visitation and service at www.smithleroy.com on Mary's page click on the blue RSVP button, or call during business hours. For those unable to attend, there will be a link on Mary's website page to view the service via livestream. Masks are mandatory. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory be made to VON Sakura House. Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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28 Sep 2021
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September 24, 2021
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Murray, Mary (née Brownlee) (Died)