Passed away in her home on August 1st, 2016. She was predeceased by Gusto Bortolon, her loving partner in life. She will be missed by her daughters, Marie (Dave) Karn & Angela (Dan) Lawrence; her grandchildren, Julie (Trevor), Paul (Jenn), Kelly, Chris (Tanya), Pamela (Josh) and her great grandchildren, Paisley, Emily, Sydney, Mikayla, Preston, and Hannah, as well as her sometimes canine companion, Louis. A private family service will be held at Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 519-822-0051 or www.wallcustance.com. Donations would be appreciated to the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of Canada or to a local Women’s Shelter.
“MAY SHE FIND REST AND PEACE IN THE ARMS OF GOD.”
A tree will be planted in memory of Mary R. Schell in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm.