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Mary Ann Chapman

Mary Ann Chapman (nee McDonald)

1908 – 2005

chapman, Mary.jpgOn Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Mary Ann Chapman (nee McDonald) aged 97 years of Tabor Home in Morden, MB went to her eternal rest.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Margaret and Stan Cove of Morden, MB and Cathie and Charlie Vanstone of Miami, MB; daughter-in-law Gaynor Mitchell of Vancouver. B.C.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and 1 brother, Bill of Qualicum Beach. B.C.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Bill (1986); sons John (1994), Bill (2000); 3 sisters Agnes, Elsie and twin Cathie; 2 brothers Donald and James McDonald.

Mary was born on February 22, 1908 in Glassgreen Cottage, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland. She came to Canada with her family in 1929 where they made their home in Roland, Mb. She moved to Morden in 1932, met Bill, married and lived in Morden since then. She raised her family of four (alone during the second world war) and was very involved in all their activities, as well as being a help mate to Bill in all his community endeavors. Mary was a long time active member in both the Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star, a Life Member of both and a member of St. Paul’s United Church.
Mary and Bill moved to Legion House I when it first opened and she spent the last four years at Tabor Home.  

A wonderful caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed.

Funeral service was held at St. Paul’s United Church, Morden on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 2:00 pm with Karen Tjaden officiating.  Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tabor Home Memorial Fund 230 9th St. South Morden, MB R6M 1Y3

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden in care of arrangements.

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