DEMERS, Mary Ann - After a lengthy illness Mary Ann passed peacefully at Laurel Place Hospice, Surrey B.C. on October 20, 2010 at 62 years of age. Predeceased by her parents Ted and Marion Demers. Beloved mother of Rhonda Papke, Kyla and husband Trevor Kadlec, and Larry and wife Jennifer Papke. Loving grandmother of Nicholas, Gavin, Brodie, Tristan, Hayden and Avery. Dear sister of Harvey and wife Naomi Demers, and Brian and wife Maureen Demers. She will be missed by her Uncle Elwood Glabb and wife Jackie, Uncle Jim Demers and wife Ellen, and many nephews, nieces and cousins. Following graduation from Chapleau High School Mary Ann studied nursing in Sudbury, practiced as an RNA, married Melvin Papke, raised three wonderful children as a working mom with most of her career spent working as an optician. After having endured years of serious health problems Mary Ann moved to a more moderate climate on the west coast. For 17 years her health deteriorated to the point she could no longer continue working for her final four years. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or your local hospice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday October 30th at 11:00 am in Saint Alexander Catholic church in Chelmsford, Ontario. 9589877
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Posted by Jackie Bertrand (Friend) On Saturday, November 6, 2010
Maryanne and i were the best of friends growing up
and she was a very fun and loving person.My thoughts go out to all of Mary Ann's family.
To Mary Ann's Family
Posted by Harriet (Newcombe) Bouillon (Friend) On Monday, November 1, 2010
Phil and I send our heartfelt sympathies to Mary Ann's family and friends. Unfortunately we lost touch for many years but she was still my longtime friend. She will be sadly missed. Rest in peace dear friend.
Posted by Karen Smith Fortin (Friend) On Sunday, October 31, 2010
Mary Ann and I were born on the same day and and same year....Always a fight as to which one of us would have our Birthday Party first. So many happy memories.
My sincerest condolences.
Posted by Lise Armstrong (Rheaume) (neighbor) On Saturday, October 30, 2010
My condolences to the family. You are in my thoughts today.
Rest in peace Mary Ann
To the family of Mary Ann
Posted by Riitta Vaillancourt (Friend) On Friday, October 29, 2010
To all of Mary Ann's family, my thoughts and
prayers are with you.
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