MASON, Fannie Louise (nee Gates, Stevens) - At the age of 89.
Born July 1, 1928 - Argyle Head, Nova Scotia. Died August 8, 2017 - Pickering, Ontario.
It is with relief and sadness that the family of Fannie announce her passing.
Fannie went after a very short time with cancer.
Mom lived her past years at Bay Ridge Long Term Care in Pickering, she loved everyone there. Her doctor, all the nurses, PSW’s, all other staff.
She had a very dear friend, Annie. They were walking buddies. Mom made many friends during her activities. She joined in everything the recreation staff were amazing. Mom was predeceased by many family and friends. Daughter Marion Gates, husbands George Mason and Roy Gates. Mother and father, Sarah and Andrew Stevens, Argyle Head, NS.
Brothers and their wives Lyman and Dorothy Stevens, Howard and Pauline Stevens, Oliver and Doris Stevens. Sister Maxine Johnson and Bill Johnson. Sam Brittan (Ona), Forest Glen, NS. Mother and father in law Marion and Daddy Bill Gates, Kemptville NS, Bill Gates, California, Bob Gates, Kemptville, NS.
Also predeceased by son in laws George Franks (Kitty), Oshawa, Jack Keeler (Barbie), Pickering. Mom is survived by her only remaining sibling, her baby Sis Ona Brittan, Forest Glen, NS and her sister in law Mary Gates, Yarmouth, NS.
Mom is survived by many nieces and nephews. Her very special nephew Bruce Gates. Mom is survived by her children Kitty Franks, Oshawa, ON, Frank Gates (Janet), Argyle Head NS, Barbie (Larry, her Buddy) Kelleher, Pickering, ON and Tom Oshawa, ON.
Survived and loved by grandchildren, Sarah Franks, Oshawa ON, Tammy Franks, Oshawa ON, David Franks (Anne), St. Catharine’s ON, James (Marilyn) Franks, NFLD, Brandon Gates, Yarmouth NS, Keah (Marc) Comeau, Pubnico NS, Ricky (Jenn) Keeler, Whitby ON, Missy (Mel) Davis, (Jason), Ajax ON, Holly (Chris) Keeler, Whitby, ON, Jimmy (Marion) Hogg, Whitby, ON, Davey Kelleher, Ajax ON, Jenny (Richy) Marshall, Brooklin ON, Adrian (Frances) Garrett, Oshawa ON, Ryan (Dolly) Garrett, AB, Blair (Lisa) Garrett, AB.
Survived by and loved great grandchildren Emily Franks, NFLD, Mason Comeau, Pubnico NS, Allie Comeau, Pubnico, NS, Chelsea Baby Hogg, Whitby ON, Joshua Keeler, Whitby ON, Gracie Keeler, Whitby On, Brandon Davis, Ajax ON, Alyssa Davis, Ajax On, Mickey Mackayla Marshall, Brooklin ON, Richy Marshall, Brooklin ON, Dillon Garrett, AB, Karma Garrett, AB, Lucius Garrett, AB, Leith Garrett, AB and Mitchell Garrett, Oshawa ON.
Family and friends will be receive at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY , 21 Garrard Road, Whitby, (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 12:30 pm until the time of Service in the chapel
at 2:30 pm.
Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society Durham Region or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Please think of mom with laughter not tears.
Notes of condolence and memories may be shared at mountlawn.ca.