Peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, August 4, 2013, Mary Elizabeth Stafford (nee Tobin) passed away at Bluewater Health at the age of 63.

Beloved wife of William Bryan Stafford. Loving mother of Jennifer Lynn Kershaw (Stafford) and William James (Erica Eileen) Stafford. Cherished Nana of Owen and Liam Kershaw and Taylor and Xander Stafford. Dear sister of William Robert (Heather Marie) Tobin. Fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Beverly (John) Major; brother-in-law Lester (the late Valerie) Earle; nieces and nephews Linda, Brad, Brenda, and Graig; and by extended family members. Predeceased by her parents Stanley James and Marion Ruth Tobin. Mary will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia. Interment of ashes in St. Mary’s at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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