Mary Lillian Phipps passed away on March 16, 2006 at Heritage Village at the age of 87 years. She was born in Oakville, Manitoba on January 5, 1919 to Minnie Johnson and Roland Thynne.
Mary lived with her family in various towns and cities on the prairies. She returned to Winnipeg in 1962 and after having a stroke in the fall of 2000 she moved to Chilliwack, B.C. to be with her daughter. She was a resident of Parkholm Lodge and upon its closing she moved to Heritage Village.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.
She is survived by two daughters: Hilda (Jack) Bergeron of Chilliwack, B.C.; Diana (Steve) Barry of Ottawa, Ont.; a son, Lawrence (Charlotte) of Tillsonburg, Ont.; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; one sister, Eva in Calgary, Alta.; a brother, Harold in Kerwood, Ont. and a brother, Orville in Portage la Prairie, Man.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest, in 1982; a granddaughter, Ann Phipps in 1981; brothers, Lawrence Thynne of Sarnia, Ont.; Donald of London, Ont.; and a sister, Hazel Thompson of Westbourne, Man.
She will be missed by her family. She is happy in the arms of her Heavenly Father.