Maria passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Guelph
General Hospital on Sunday, January 21,2018. She was the beloved wife of
the late Louis Embro (1999); loving mother of Mike Embro (Rose), Fina
Pellegrini(Frank) and Louis Embro (Deborah); proud grandmother of Nick
(Amie), Carly, Frank (Kenzie), Max, Kayla and Jordan; and
great-grandmother of Paisley, Aubree and Grayson. Maria is survived by her
sister Trudy Shwedyk (late Mike). Predeceased by parents Matthew and
Petronella Drenters, and siblings Tony Drenters (Tilly), Nelly Glitnak
(Peter), Joseph Drenters and John Drenters.
Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son
Funeral Home, 1099 Gordon St., Guelph, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from
2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home
chapel on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. A private family
interment will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations made to Diabetes Canada or the Heart and Stroke
Foundation would be appreciated. Donation cards are available at the
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