It is with tremendous sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Mary Tucker, on Saturday, January 21, 2017, surrounded by the love of her family. She lived a long life and called St. Phillip’s home. She is predeceased by her husband, Alec; her son, Carl, and daughter, Pam.
She leaves to mourn daughters Lana Ryan (Doug French) and Evelyn Clarke (Bob); sons John Tucker (Evangeline) and Wade Tucker; grandchildren Susan Goldsworthy (Dean), Gail Ryan (Barry), Carole Ann Ryan-Troke (Matt), Dean Clarke (Debbie), Kim Clarke, Carl Tucker (Tanya), Nicole Byrne (Paul) and Jenni O’Quinn (Louis); great-grandchildren Bobby, Brandon, Brooklyn, Lauren, Julia, Ben and new baby Alec; as well as many other relatives and friends.
Thank you to those staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Dr. L.A. Miller Centre who showed respect and compassion to Mary during the last 5 weeks. A heartfelt thanks to Meadow Creek Retirement Residence where Mary thoroughly enjoyed living for the past four years; she liked every staff member there. A very special thanks to Debbie for the all the wonderful food provided at the hospital. Thank you, Dr. Laurie, for your care and kindness. Mary and our family greatly appreciated the many visits from Rev. Ed Keeping- thank you for the support and comfort you have given us.
Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday, January 23rd and Tuesday, January 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at St. Phillip’s Anglican Church at 2 p.m.
Flowers gratefully accepted or a donation in Mary’s memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
The world has lost a very special and wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Life will never be the same without her. We wish her peace until we are re-united with her again.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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The Anglican Parish of St. Philip
20 Coady's Road, Portugal Cove – St. Philip's, NL.