Mary McBride

McBRIDE, Mary (nee Borden) passed away on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at Cornwall Community Hospital in her 88th year. Mary was a civil servant working for the Employment Insurance office in Cornwall retiring to dedicate herself to her true passion, raising horses by establishing Maple Lane Arabians in Northfield. She lived her life to the fullest being an intense card player, animated storyteller and adventurous driver as well as an avid reader. She is predeceased by her parents, Willard and Mary (Miller) Borden of Edmonton, her late husband, Jack McBride and her son Bruce McBride of Calgary. Mary is survived by her five children and her daughter-in-law, Bruce’s wife Connie McBride, Jacquie (John) Morgan of Boswell BC, Cathy McBride of Toronto, Joan (Richard) McDonald of Brampton, Harold (Corinne) McBride of Northfield, Helen (Ian Harris) McBride of Burlington; twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She will be forever remembered by her special friends Sue and Joan. To honor Mrs. McBride’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Brownlee Funeral Home 18 Front Street in Finch on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and on Tuesday from 10am until the time of service. [A SERVICE IN CELEBRATION OF MARY MCBRIDE’S LIFE WILL BE HELD IN THE FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2019 AT 11AM.]. Reverend Lois Gaudet officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at


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