Passed away peacefully at Granger House, Greymouth on April 15, 2021, in her 95th year.
Loved and cherished wife of the late Lou,
cherished mother and mother-in-law of Bruce & Sharon (Colorado, USA),
Jill & Tim Ryder (Christchurch), Murray (deceased), and Fiona Isaac,
adored grandma of Rachel & Simon, Joanne & Greg, Katrina,
Jess, Charlotte & Dean, and Sarah & Dale,
loved great grandma of Isabelle, Abbey, Samuel, William, James, Daniel,
Joseph, Gemma, Jordan, Alex,  Angel Grace, and Toby,
loved daughter of the late Eddie & Emma Stratford,
loved sister and sister-in-law of Ann and the late Graeme Phillips,
and Jack (deceased) and June Stratford,
loved sister-in-law of the late Doug Knight, and Jack Knight, special friend of Rebecca,
and a loved aunty, cousin and friend.
Messages to 67 Malabar Crescent, Broomfield 8042.

A Service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held in the
William Sampson Memorial Chapel, Tainui Street on Tuesday at 1pm.
Mary will then be laid to rest with Lou at the Karoro Cemetery.