MACKELLAR, Mary - Passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 with her family by her side after a lengthy battle that she fought with courage, dignity and never ending hope. Mary, beloved wife of 40 years to Robert. Loving sister of Anna/ Susan and Chris Bonnell. Cherished aunt to Ryan (Holly), Rachel and Cody and Marissa and Kylee MCCormack. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Margaret MCCormack and her brother Michael. Sister-in-law of Stuart and Maureen MACKellar, Kim and Craig Laudrum, Elaine and Ian Esplain and Christine MACKellar and Pierce. Loving aunt to Katie, Eric, Devon, Kenna, Ryan and Jesse. The family would like to thank all the family and friends that supported Mary through this difficult journey. Your love and support were a comfort and a blessing to her. Visitation will be held at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 8911 Woodbine Ave. (4 lights north of Hwy. 7), Markham, 905-305-8508, from 12 noon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 until the memorial service in the chapel at 1 o'clock. A reception will follow the service at the funeral home. Cremation has already taken place. If desired, donations to the would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at

Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 10, 2012