Winchester Press – obit – Mary Ann Rawson

Mary Ann Rawson

Mary Ann Rawson (nee Holmes) died peacefully in her own homeon Tue., Nov. 28, 2006, after 91 years of living life to the fullest.
She was the dear wife of Eric Rawson, who died in April 2005,after 63 years of marriage. Mary was a strong, positive forcein the lives of all who knew her. She will be especially missedby her three children: Robert (Susan), Jean (David), and Blake(Nina). She showed enduring love and support for her grandchildren:Tim, Andrew, and Laura (Paul) Hodgson; Jennifer, Karen, and RobRawson; and Jeremy and Melissa Rawson. She was delighted withher great-granddaughter and namesake, Ella Mary, and her littlebrother Wesley.
Her heart was never far from her beloved Holmes family in Winchester.She was predeceased by her sister Lou and five brothers, Tom,Gerald, Keith, Lloyd and Woodrow. Her sisters, Marguerite andMurla (Ron), and brother Murray (Peggy) will miss Mary, the “bigsister” who added so much to their lives. She will be rememberedby loving sisters-in-law, Joyce, Doris, Kay, Mary, and Betty,as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family received friends at the James Reid Funeral Home, CataraquiChapel in Kingston, on Dec. 3, The funeral service was held inthe chapel on Dec. 4, followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemeteryin Chesterville.
Donations may be made to Chalmers United Church or The SalvationArmy.