CUZEN, MARY ALICE (nee Galbraith) passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the age of 79 after a brief struggle with cancer.  She was the beloved wife of K. Allan for 54 years.  Loving mother of Bradley (Nobu).  Mary was the daughter of Russell and Isabella Galbraith of Chatsworth, ON.  She was loved by her wide circle of friends and family members.  She will be remembered for her infectious smile which was always an invitation to smile back.  Mary was passionate about music and found great joy in sharing her talent on the piano and she delighted many people with the wide array of songs and hymns that she could play from memory.  Mary put others first, going out of her way to make sure their needs were met.   She readily volunteered at both church and community events and was affectionately known as “the sandwich lady” whenever receptions were required at the Church. Mary will be sadly missed by all who knew her.  The family will receive friends and relatives at CentralUnitedChurch, 54 Ross Street, Barrie on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 12:00 noon until the time of the memorial service at 2:00 PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CentralUnitedChurch “Chickadee Fund”, Hospice Simcoe, or a charity of your choice.  Messages of condolence are welcome at:


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