Mary Saunders

Obituary of Mary Saunders

Mary Ellen Saunders, beloved wife and partner of the late Guy Munro Saunders, Robert Evan Edwards, and Murray Thomas Rule, died peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital surrounded by her loving family on July 12, 2021. Mary is survived by her daughter Helen Louise Walsh (wife of Edward Walsh), her sons Richard Andrew Saunders and Robert Eric Saunders (husband of Marie Odette Arsenault), and her brother Paul Douglas (husband of Melba Greer). Mary is also survived by 6 loving grandchildren (Matthew and Andrew Walsh, and Jennifer, Andrew, Valerie and Jeffrey Saunders) and 6 great-grandchildren (Ava, Brianna, Avery, Layla, Maya and Kayla), as well as many nieces and nephews. Mary, daughter of the late Richard and Ethel (Towers) Douglas, was born in Smith Falls, Ontario, June 6, 1931, she moved to Athens, Ontario and attended high school there. Mary worked for many years as an RNA at the Brockville Psychiatric Hospital. She enjoyed square dancing, travelling in her RV, going to plays, country music jamborees, seeing Elvis impersonators, playing cards at the Legion, and passionately tending to her gardens. Per Mary’s wishes, no services will be held. Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the inurnment, 10-10:30AM Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2451 County Rd 15, Maitland, ON. Everyone is invited to attend a Celebration of Mary Saunders’ Life at the house she loved so much, 4601 Airport Rd., Brockville (Tincap) following the inurnment. Light refreshments will be available. To leave a condolence, visit Donations can be made to the Brockville Hospital Foundation. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of Brockville General Hospital and the management and staff of Chartwell Wedgewood Retirement Residence for their care, love and support.


10:00 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
2451 County Road 15
Maitland , Ontario, Canada
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