PaperPassed away peacefully on February 7, 2013 at 85 years of age in Chapleau, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late George Coote (1989). Loving mother of Terry, Randy and wife Brenda, Rick and wife Sue, Lonny and son-in-law Reggie. Treasured grandmother of Chris, Carla, Carmen, Raymond, Ricky, Reuben, Sonya, Rylan Coote, the late Chantel (1981) and George (1981). Great-grandmother of Jessica, Savanna, Gracie and Archer Coote. Dear sister of Dora Burlock and the late Erma Birch. Mary retired from Canada Post after 20 years of service. She was a lifetime member of the Cottam United Church. Mary is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Interment Cottam United Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Chapleau General Hospital Foundation-Activation Department (6 Broomhead Rd., Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0). You may send your condolences online at


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