Speers, Mary BirdSPEERS,

MARY BIRD

March 12, 1912 – March 5, 2014 In hospital, Arnprior, Ontario on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 just a week from her 102nd birthday. Beloved wife of the late Blake Speers. Loving mother of James, Edward (Valerie) and William. Proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a grandson Bruce and by brothers John and Robert. Mary had a love of life, her family, painting, reading and travel.

Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at the Almonte Civitan Hall. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa.

For those who wish, please consider a donation in Mary’s memory to the charity of your choice.

Condolences,tributes and donations may be made through www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.