May 15, 1934-Dec. 27, 2015
Mary was born in Vancouver, BC to Arthur and Dorothy LaCroix. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon, brothers Tom and Stan, and sister Thelma and her parents. She is survived by her sister Margie, sons Sandy (Karen), Glenn (Shar), daughter Lisa (Wayne), five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Mary met and married Gordon Gillespie Ball in 1954 and she worked for many years as a payroll clerk for Simpson Sears in Burnaby. Gordon and Mary moved to Vancouver Island in 1974, as Gordon had employment with BC Tel. Mary went to work for Whittomes in Duncan. Mary and Gordon were very involved with the Duncan Eagles and they spent many years camping both locally and wintering on the Baja in Mexico.
Mary is remembered for her amazing pies and baked goods. She and her husband entertained family and friends for years on their beautiful deck overlooking Cowichan Bay on Pritchard Road. She was always immaculately turned out with her white blouses and blue jeans with the most perfect creases down the front.
Mary spent her final years at Acacia Lodge and the family would like to thank the staff there and Dr. Reynolds for taking such good care of her.
A celebration of life will be held on January 23, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at 6003 Genoa Bay, Maple Bay, B.C. Home of Lisa Kryschuk
MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES • Duncan, B.C.
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