Passed away peacefully at Trillium Court Seniors Community, on Friday, December 30, 2022 at the age of 104, after a year of declining health. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Sanborn (1985) for 40 years. Cherished mother of John (Karen) of Kincardine and Margaret (Gail) of Chatsworth. Much loved grandmother of Tim Sanborn (Nycole), and Karlee Holroyd (Brent) and great-grandma to Jillian, Jessie Mary, Maryn, Macy, and Edyn. Dear sister-in-law of Jean Hill (Billy) of Scotland. Fondly remembered by her nephews Paul, and Stephen Sanborn and John, and Colin Miller. Predeceased by brother Manson Miller and special friends Wendy and Murray Wood and Ed Elston.
Born in Scotland a few weeks after the end of WW1, Mary came to Canada as a war bride in 1946 and lived in her own home until age 102. She will be remembered for her love of a good joke, her hospitality and generosity to friends and family, and her resilience.
The family is grateful to her many caregivers including Karin, Maxine, Melissa and team, and friends Mary Thomson, Norm Gleason and Leah Wood.
In keeping with Mary’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Saturday, January 14, 2022 from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, where the funeral service will be held at 1 PM.
For those unable to attend, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Spring interment to be held at a later date.
Donations to the London Food Bank or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.