Wellwood, Mary Katherine – Age 94, Lower Truro, passed away peacefully January 19, 2016 in Vimy Court Nursing Home, Bible Hill. Born in Caribou, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of the late J. Anderson and Anna (McCarthy) Harris (Caribou). Mary lived across the breadth of Canada and returned to settle in Truro in 1967. She was known locally as a woman of many talents and much generosity. Her interests were many and she enjoyed them: welding, baking, cooking, providing home care for others, blacksmithing, cake decorating, ceramics, pottery, rug hooking, animal husbandry, soap making and tending to her family. Those who knew Mary knew she enjoyed gardening with Stan and feeding her neighbours. She was a charter member of the Cobequid Firemanettes, and attended and taught at her church.
Mary will be missed and always loved by her sisters, Jean Rae and Josephine Somerville; her children, Jim (Phyllis) Harris, Bridgewater; Allan (Natalie) Wellwood, Truro; Collin Wellwood, Abbotsford, B.C.; Estelle (Ken) Nix, Grand Forks, B.C.; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Harris; her granddaughter, Melissa Kleinsasser; sister, Estelle Wilson; brother-in-law, Stan Wilson; brothers, Murray and Roddie.
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday in Truro Seventh Day Adventist Church, 32 Wynn Road, Pastor David Hamilton officiating. Interment will be in Robie Street Cemetery at a later date. Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Cobequid Fire Department or a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to: ENex888@gmail.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.