COPELAND, Mary Ann (Gay)

Passed away peacefully at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Friday, August 17, 2012, at age 66, with Don, her husband of 35 years by her side.

Cherished mother of Tammy (Jeremy Bast); Beloved grandmother of Olivia and Martin; Dear sister of Veronica Caione, Pat Repa (late Steve), Don Shalley (Marcia), Ron Shalley (Charlotte), Marianne Wilson (Jim Snerch); Sadly missed by mother-in-law Jean Copeland; Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Art Copeland (Nancy), Dave Copeland (Cindy), Kath Cunningham (Don), and lifelong friend Marilyn Dudek.  Also will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by parents Nick and Justine Shalley.

A Memorial Reception for Mary Ann was held in Waterloo, on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.  A reception for family and friends who live in the West will be held in Winnipeg in the fall of 2012.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Grand River Regional Cancer Centre or HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre or a charity of your choice may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, Ontario at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.erbgood.com.

Filed Under: Kitchener, Ontario