Mary Catharine Ford
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Mary Catharine Ford

August 05, 1912 - May 01, 2006

Mary Catharine Ford

August 05, 1912 - May 01, 2006

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Obituary for Mary Catharine Ford

Mary Catharine (Humphries) Ford, a dearly loved resident of the Bobier Villa, Dutton, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Monday, May 1st, 2006 in her 94th year. Mary Ford, formerly of RR2 Rodney, was a well-respected member of the Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, where she was active in the church activities for many years. Predeceased by her loving husband, Louis Ford (2001); youngest daughter, Catharine Wight (2005) and son-in-law George Rapelje ( 1972). Loving mother of Lewis (Inge) Ford, Kitchener; Louisa (Tony) Bomben, White Rock, B.C.; Alice (Bruce) Lee, Dutton; Ruth Ann (Evert) Grift, Guelph; Catharine (2005) and Larry Wight, Mitchell. Dear grandmother of 23 and great grandmother of 18. Dear sister of Edwin Humphries, St. Thomas; sisters-in-law Irene Hanicz and Ruby Ripley; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Ford. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, John and Louisa Humphries; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold (Margaret) Humphries; Roy (Rita) Humphries; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy (Jim) Ripley and sister-in-law Laura Humphries. At Mary's request, cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to the Rodney Chapel to share memories of Mary's life on Thursday, May 4th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service of remembrance will be held at the Bobier Villa, Dutton on Friday at 2:00 pm., Rev. Robert Sinasac officiating. Private interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Bobier Villa, Dutton or Knox Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow would be greatly appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Padfield Funeral Homes (519 785-0810). Online condolences may be left at www.padfieldfuneralhome.com

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