February 21, 1930 – January 24, 2013
Mary Helen Aileen was born in Admiral Sask. She grew up on the family farm north of Scotsguard, and attended Austinville School, which was a one room country school. One year of her schooling was spent in Erin Ont. living with her Grandma Short while her Uncle’s Jack and George were away fighting in WW2. She married Jim Martin in Scotsguard, November 8, 1951. The family moved from Shaunavon Sask to Williams Lake BC in 1960 and then to the lower mainland in 1966. She is predeceased by her husband Jim, 3 brothers, Douglas, Marvin and Allen, and 1 grandson, Danny.
She was a proud mother of 3 girls and 3 boys, Mary, Donald, Karen (Gary), Jeff(Lynne), Randy(Marlis) and Nancy(Greg). She is survived by many grandchildren and many great grandchildren, also 4 brothers, Lee(Lynn), Ken(Charles),Vern, Keith(Pat) and 1 sister, Linda.
A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, 11765 – 224th St, Maple Ridge.
Rest in peace Mom, Grandma, Great grandma, sister, aunt and friend.
Expressions of sympathy can be made below.