On February 5th, 2019, Mary passed away peacefully at the age of 93 years following a long journey with dementia. Mary’s strong faith in God and loving care of family and friends will always be remembered.
Mary is survived by her brother Glenn Greenhough (Pat); son Lee Pickerl (Juanita); daughter Fay Gaberel (Foster); sister-in-law Betty Pickerl; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and five nieces and nephews.
Mary was predeceased by her parents Fred and Stella Greenhough, husband Newell Pickerl, son Jeffrey Pickerl and daughter Karen Raymond.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00 am at the Genesee Community Hall, Rev. Bert Giffen and Phyllis Greenslade officiating. Lunch to follow. Private internment at a later date.
Mary’s family wishes to sincerely thank the staff of the Good Samaritan Dementia Cottages in Stony Plain for the care and compassion they showed Mary during her years there.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rundles Mission Society, Box 12, Site 8, RR 1, Thorsby, AB T0C 2P0 are appreciated.