With great sadness and sorrow the family of Mary Mitchell announce her passing on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at Riverside Health Care in Fort Frances, Ontario.
Mary (Baba) passed away peacefully with her beloved family by her side.
Family was always most important to Mary. Spending time with them and cooking for them gave her greatest joy.
You could always count on Baba to have a supply of perogies and cabbage rolls on hand.
Mary loved animals and enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels.
Mary was born June 8, 1922 to Mike and Poly (Paraska) Polycki.
She married the love of her life Jim Mitchell on May 7, 1949.
Mary was predeceased by her parents, Mike and Poly; her loving husband, Jim; sister, Ann Langford; brother-in-law, Reg Langford; nephew, Bob Langford; grandson, Micheal James Tucker; and daughter, Julie Mitchell.
Mary leaves behind her daughter, Kathy (Gib) Tucker; son, David; grandsons, Bill (Sandra) Gib (Emma), AJ (Jenny) Tucker, Brandon, and Gage Mitchell; granddaughter, Kayla; great-grandchildren, Jon, Hailey, Micheal and Taliah; and niece, Carol Langford.
Mary also leaves behind her beloved kitty “Sissy.”
A graveside service was held on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. from Riverview Cemetery, Fort Frances, ON, with Rev. Ralph Fluit officiating.
Honorary pallbearers are Mary’s loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations can be made to Riverside Hospital c/o Northridge Funeral Home P.O. Box 89, Emo, ON P0W 1E0.
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We had a wonderful Baba
One who never really grew old;
Her smile was made of sunshine,
And her heart was solid gold;
Her eyes were as bright as
shinning stars,
And in her cheeks fair roses
you see.
We had a wonderful Baba
And that’s the way
it will always be.