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Mary De Weert

August 18, 1921 - October 26, 2011


On October 26, 2011, Mary de Weert passed away peacefully at the Orchard Haven Care Facility in Keremeos at the age of 90 years.

Mourning her passing are her daughter Helen (Gary) Sanders of Keremeos, son Paul Broda of Prince George, her sister Ellen Martin, nephew Peter (Dale) Martin, sister-in-law Margaret McLaughlin, and family and friends in Canada, the UK and Holland. Mary was predeceased by her husband Peter Broda, second husband John de Weert, and brother John McLaughlin.

Mary began her nursing career in England and was a registered nurse in Chilliwack for over 20 years. She was a long-time parishioner of St. Mary’s RC Church and volunteered with Meals on Wheels.

Mary enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was most happy entertaining guests. Her interests included cooking, classical music and travelling. She loved animals, especially her cat Punch.

The family extends a special thank you to the all the staff of Orchard Haven – care aides, support service workers, nurses and doctors who expressed their love and care for Mary over the past ten years.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday November 2, 2011 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Keremeos, BC with a graveside service to follow at 11 am on Friday November 4th at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Chilliwack.

Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC or the Orchard Haven activities program would be gratefully accepted.

Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Anne( Stewart) Temsland
Relation: colleague

Please accept my condolences, I had the honor to work with your Mother at Chilliwack General Hospital from 1972 -1974, when i first came to Canada from Scotland, and she was professional, kind and caring to me. and her patients, Sincerely Anne Temsland

From: Audrey Smith
Relation: co-worker

Please accept my condolences to your family. I worked with your mother at CGH and remember her as a friendly, kind and considerate person and a very capable nurse.
Audrey Smith

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 2, 2011
Beginning at 10:30am

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
608 - 5th Street
Keremeos, BC Canada

A graveside service to follow at 11 am on Friday November 4th at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Chilliwack.

608 - 5th Street
Keremeos, BC Canada

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Memorial Gifts may be sent directly to:
Alzheimer’s Society of BC
the Orchard Haven activities program

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