– God saw that your life had become only an existence, so with that he gave you peace. Mary Jeanette Stewart a lifelong resident of the Melbourne area passed away in her 81st year on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Sprucedale Care Centre with her family at her side. Mary is survived by 6 children; Ron and Linda Stewart, Donna & Jim Dowding, Pat and Larry Huston, John & Barb Stewart, Don & Jill Stewart and Mary Kay & Tim Burt. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents Fred & Julia Butler, brother Lynn & Jean Butler and her good friend Walt Gosnell. Following cremation visitation will be held at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy on Wednesday, August 29 from 6-9 PM where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 30 at 1 PM with Rev. Richard Golden officiating. Interment to follow in Appin Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Parkinson Society or Sprucedale Care Centre. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all the staff of Sprucedale Care Centre for their care, friendship and support.