Mary Lilian Short

1931-2016

Mary passed away peacefully at 4:30am on June 1st, 2016 at Moog and Friends Hospice. She is survived by her daughters, Kathryn (Derek), Deborah and Karen; grandchildren, Breanna, Jessie, Arianna, Courtney, Poppy and Harry; great granddaughter, Stella; brother, John; niece, Jayne (Bern) and nephew, Marc (Cathy). She was predeceased by her husband Vince (2015).

Mary was born August 14, 1931 in Crawley, England. She trained as a registered nurse at Redhill, England and a midwife at Cuckfield and Brighton, England. Mary came to Canada in 1958, moving to BC in 1962. She married Vince in 1963 and they lived in Vancouver, Ladner, Whitehorse, Germany, Kingston, Oliver and Penticton. Mary was an active member of the Lions Clubs International in Penticton & Oliver, BC.

Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. A special thanks to Moog & Friends Hospice, Penticton Regional Hospital as well as Dr. Clark, Dr. Ruddiman and Dr. Allen for their kindness and help.

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