Mary Byrd

Obituary of Mary Lewis Byrd

With family by her side, Mary Lewis Byrd entered into rest at Brockville General Hospital on Wednesday May 21, 2019 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Gordon Carl (Sonny) Byrd. Treasured mother of Gloria (Art Koolwine) and Susan (Stephen Birtch). Nan to Melissa (Michael), Christopher (Kelly) and Great Nan to Kate, Cameron and Luke as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Survived by sisters Ethel Taylor and Margaret Shepherd Mary is predeceased by an infant son at birth, special friend Dennis McGarr, siblings Rose, Anthony, Phyllis, Freda, Mary, Beatrice, Nicolas and Angela. Mary would say “Don’t mourn my death, but celebrate my life as she did to the fullest until the end.” Mary’s celebration of life was at her 90th birthday in 2017, she was surrounded by her loving family and friends.


As per Mary’s wishes there will be no funeral service, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Barclay Funeral Home. In memory of Mary donations to the Charity of Choice would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be sent online at ​​.

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