August 22, 1931 – June 19, 2021
Mrs. Mary Ellen Devine passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Didsbury Hospital, with her three daughters by her bedside.
She is lovingly remembered by her three daughters, Mary Louella Gillatt (John) and sons Daniel and Jackson; Heather Devine (Andy Mullan) and their daughter Lindsay; and Lori Lynne Burke (Lorne) and sons John and Aidan.
Mary was predeceased by her parents and brothers; as well as her husband, Lloyd (2009).
Mary was a kind woman who cared about others in her community and the world. She was a member of the United Church and an active volunteer. Mary kept in touch with her friends as well as she could, though she was blind for the last few years due to macular degeneration. She never forgot a birthday and was so proud of her grandchildren. For such a small woman she displayed emotional and physical strength- taking the bus to appointments and downtown until the Covid situation put limitations on her activities.
A Private Celebration of Life will be held for family due to COVID 19 Restrictions. A Public Celebration of Life will be held in the Summer of 2022.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the CNIB: cnib.donorportal.ca or the Didsbury Public Library, 2033 19 Ave, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.