Passed away peacefully on Thursday January 23, 2014 at Victoria Village, Barrie at the age of 94.  Mary of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Ozzie Burkholder.  Loving mother of Gail Watkin, George Burkholder (Sharon) and Leslie Burkholder.  Dear grandmother of Patrick Watkin (Kim), Brandy Watkin, Clinton Burkholder, Tiffany (Nathan Dusky), Sabrina Burkholder (Alan Lepp), Jonathan Burkholder, Jessica Burkholder and Shaun Demers (Jenn).  Great-grandmother of Malcolm, Kiera, Kayleigh, Alexis, Rachel, Brookelyn, Liam and Felix.  Predeceased by her sisters Iva Knechtal, Audrey Tyreman, Dorothy Croll and Joan McClelland.  Mary will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Sunday January 26, 2014 from 1-4 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday January 27, 2014 at 1 o’clock.  Cremation with interment Stayner Union Cemetery.  If desired, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Centennial United Church, Stayner.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on

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