THOMPSON (LOVELACE), Mary Ellen age 97 of Elmsdale formerly of Enfield and Sydney passed away at home surrounded by family on June 9, 2019.
Born in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Jessie (Cameron) Lovelace. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mary was trained as a nurse in the City of Sydney Hospital. She worked in Ottawa and Sydney as a nurse and worked for over 20 years in the Enfield Post Office. She was treasurer, Sunday School teacher and superintendent for the United Church in Enfield as well as a member of the Ladies Aid in Enfield.
She will be sadly missed by son, Chip (Yvonne) Thompson, St. Thomas, ON; daughter Jean (Reg Hurshman) Thompson, Elmsdale; daughter in law, Shirley Thompson; grandchildren, Todd, Shelley (Anselmo), Sarah (Joe), Mary Catherine (Allan Jr.); great grandchildren, Emily, Noah, Ben, Hunter, Liam and Carlie. She was also Oma to Matthew, Genevieve, Lexi, Noah and Lily.
She was predeceased by husband, Wallace; son, Brian; brothers, James, Fred, Donald (Rusty) and Gordon; sisters, D. Bertha (infancy), Dorothy and Jean.
Cremation has taken place, no funeral by request. A private family committal service will be held at a later date.
Thank you to Dr. H.S. Montgomerie, Palliative Care Nurses, VON Home Care, Charlene Gallant, (Mum’s “Bay girl”) and the staff of Ettinger’s Home Hardware.