Mary Thorne-Falkiner

Obituary of Mary Louise Thorne-Falkiner

Thorne-Falkiner, Mary Louise  “Mary Lou”

Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in her 89th year, Mary Louise Falkiner  (nee Cunningham), beloved wife of the late Thomas Falkiner and former wife of the late William “Bill” Thorne.  Loving mother of 7 boys, Doug (Peggy), Larry (Patti), Ernie (Patti), Ken (Rachel), Brian (Annie) Thorne and predeceased by John and Howard Thorne.  Dear mother-in-law of Lorraine Thorne.  Dearest sister of Marlene (Wilbert) Long, Pat (Ernie) Steele and predeceased by Howard and Bill Cunningham and Margaret Gillespie.. Dear sister-in-law of Gilda and Betty Cunningham. Much loved grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild..  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Mary was a former employee of Levis, where she worked for 12 years; was a member of the Eagle Place Seniors and the Royal Canadian Legion, Fort Erie. Thank you to the staff of the palliative care unit and the emergency department. Family and friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North, Brantford on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service to follow.  Cremation has taken place.  If wished memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully appreciated.  On-line condolences will be forwarded to the family at  McCleister 519-758-1553