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Mary Jeanette Driscoll

The death occurred peacefully on Thursday, February 15, 2018, in the arms of her loving family, of Mary Jeanette (Rossiter) Driscoll of Charlottetown, aged 95, at the Mount Continuing Care Community. Mary was the dear wife of Wilfred and beloved mother of Ellen, Monica (Mark Ledwell), Mary (Bill Simmons), Christine (Russ Mallard) and Madelyn (Alan Pickard). Mary (Nanny) will be lovingly remembered by her cherished grandchildren: Lauren Ledwell (Nathan Snowie), Kathryn Ledwell; Emily Mallard (Kevin Robinson), Jonathan Mallard, Ellen Mallard and Anna Mallard; by her sister Genevieve (Toddy) Ryan (Aquinas, deceased); by brother-in-law Lawrence Driscoll (Libby); sisters-in-law Joan Driscoll (Bob, deceased), Bernadette Driscoll (Fred, deceased), and by many beloved nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents, Ed and Irene (MacAdam) Rossiter, sister Helena (Stuart McEwen, deceased), brothers Jack (Peggy O’Hanley, deceased), Father Joe, O.M.I., brother-in-law and sister-in-law Gerald and Marie Driscoll, and precious grandson Christopher Driscoll. In her professional life, Mary was a teacher and later obtained her R.N. degree from the Charlottetown Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1951. Mary took great pride in her nursing vocation. She served for many years at the Charlottetown Hospital, the Charlottetown Clinic, and The McGill Centre, and was also the Director of the PEI Nurses Registry. Mary lived a full life, rich in faith and filled with purpose. A model wife, mother, and grandmother, Mary’s family meant everything to her. Her kindness, wisdom, keen wit, and beautiful smile will be dearly missed. Her remains are resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home with visiting hours on Monday, February 19, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Dunstan’s Basilica on Tuesday, February 20, at 10 a.m. Interment later in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to the QEH and to the staff and special caregivers of the Mount, who lovingly cared for Mary. We extend our special gratitude to the Sisters of Saint Martha, whose love, prayers and spiritual support sustained us throughout Mary’s journey. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca



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