Apr 24, 1923 – Mar 7, 2018
Mary was born to Patrick and Bridget (O’Brien) McGuiness, April 24, 1923 in County Fermanagh, Ireland the fourth of eight children.
She is predeceased by her husband Richard and son Andrew.
She is survived by her brother Eugene and sister Margaret, her children Mary, Teresa, Christopher, Paul, Anne, Margaret, and Joan; 15 grandchildren, Lisa, Mark, Andy, Justin, Chris, Summer, Michael, Josie, Julia, Adam, Ben, Moraya, Sierra, Joshua, Sarah; 5 great grandchildren Sarah-Marie, David, Justin, Charlotte and Ethan.
Mary trained at Guy’s Hospital, a large teaching hospital in London, England where she assumed a supervisory role. Mary travelled to Canada in 1952 where she nursed in practically every province as well as New York. She met her husband Richard in London Ontario and had eight children and fifteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren the joy of her life.
Mary travelled extensively through her missionary work and holidays including Alaska, Cuba, Ireland, Singapore, Israel, Guatemala, Africa, Korea, Fiji and Argentina.
She loved the Lord Jesus with all her heart and through her prayer groups and ministries met many people. She enjoyed large family dinners, laughter and music. She was know to perform Irish Dances on St Patrick’s Day at Matsqui-Sumas-Abbotsford Hospital where she nursed until retirement at age 65 years.
Mary enjoyed gardening and loved her roses. She kept active mentally and physically right to her almost 95 years. Mary loved the ocean.
Those wishing to honor Mary, are invited to her celebration of life held at New Life Church, 35270 Delair Road, Abbotsford BC on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 am.
Please RSVP 778-838-0271 email@example.com