FARRIS, Mary (Min) C. (nee Pipella)
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May 8, 1918 - June 22, 2012
Alberta born and raised in the Mundare area until 1946 when she and husband William J. Farris (Bill) moved to Calgary. In 1974 they purchased a berry farm in Aldergrove where Min and Bill enjoyed farming until Bill passed away in March of 1980. Min continued to farm until 1992 and then moved to Vancouver where she lived independently until her death.
Min is survived by her daughter, Donalda Hilton (David) of Toronto, and her son Dick Farris (Connie) of Vancouver, and grandchildren Diana Hilton (Toby Lennox) and Susanne Hilton of Toronto, and James Farris of Vancouver, and great- granddaughter Nika Lennox of Toronto. Min was predeceased by her brothers George, Charles and Easy Pipella and sisters Katrina, Elena and Florence. She is survived by her brothers Michael (Ella) Pipella of Phoenix, Arizona and Edward (Lucille) Pipella, Calgary and a sister June (Robert) Mackie of Vancouver.
Min requested that a celebration of life be held for family and friends which will take place later this summer in Vancouver.
Published in The Edmonton Journal on June 30, 2012