Mary McBain, a resident of St. Thomas, peacefully passed away at Victoria Hospital in London on October 30, 2023, at the age of 70. She was the beloved wife of John McBain and a dearly loved mother to Adam Quipp (Janina) and Erin Quipp. Mary was also a stepmother to Mike, Eric (Marian), and Andrew (Laurna). Her memory will forever be cherished by her grandchildren, Drason, Mikaela, late Jack, Eaden, Caroline, Sadie, Molly, and Brice. She was a dear sister to Martha (Late Wayne), Darleen (Jeff), Dennis (Lisa), and Floyd. Mary was fondly remembered by her brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and close friends. Born on June 20, 1953, in Ingersoll, Ontario, Mary was the daughter of the late Monica Dolson and Marguerite and Norbert Donavon. She dedicated 45 fulfilling years to a nursing career before retiring.
A celebration of Mary’s life will take place at Williams Funeral Home, located at 45 Elgin Street in St. Thomas, on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Friends are invited to visit the funeral home on Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow. Cremation has already taken place. Those who would like to honor Mary’s memory can make a donation to Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation at http://www.salthaven.org.