Peacefully on October 13, 2017 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of 57 years to the late Lambert Vandenberg. Cherished sister to Rose Vanderspank, predeceased by brothers Karel, Jo, and John. Devoted mother to Vicky (Mike), Yvonne (Ken), Dorothy, Jack (Shannon), Wendy and Patty. Predeceased by infant daughter Jenneke. Loving Oma to Shawn, Amy, Justin, Nicolas, Ryan, Kelly, Blake, Jennika, Wade, Sarah, Kelsey, Andrew, Caroline and Brittany and to her 11 great-grandchildren. Mary will be remembered for her good nature, kind heart, strength, and beautiful smile. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends. Sincere gratitude is extended to the staff of Granite Ridge Care Community, Stittsville for the excellent care and compassion shown. A Mass in Memory for Mary will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, Fallowfield (15 Steeple Hill Cres.) on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. For those wishing, donations in Mary’s memory to The Special Olympics (donate.specialolympicsontario.com) or to CHEO would be greatly appreciated. Funeral care entrusted to Kelly Funeral Home – Kanata Chapel 580 Eagleson Rd. 613-591-6580 Condolences and Sharing Memories at: https://www.arbormemorial.ca/en/kelly-kanata

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