GATTER, Mary June (nee Collins)
Mary passed away peacefully March 5, 2015 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving family – daughters Judi (Bob), Diane, Rhonda (Gord), 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, sisters Patricia and Kathleen and brother Arnold, extended family and many nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed by her special friend Don. Predeceased by her husband of 60 years Ron, her parents William and Rochelle Collins, 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Mary was born and raised in Vancouver. She worked for Westons Bakery where she met Ron, they were married in 1948, living in Surrey until 1960 they moved to Kelowna, during that time she did a lot of volunteer work. In 2007 they moved back to Surrey to be closer to family and friends. Mary was a caring, outgoing, positive and cheerful person. She loved her family greatly and enjoyed being around her friends. She will be dearly missed by all. Our thanks to the doctors and staff at the dialysis units in Newton and Surrey and the Nephrology Care Unit at SMH for all their care and comfort. Mary’s service and reception will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm at St Michael’s Anglican Church, 12996 60th Avenue, Surrey, BC. The Reverend Luisito F. Engnan officiating. Donations would be appreciated in Mary’s memory to the Kidney Foundation, Surrey Memorial or Royal Columbian Hospitals.