With deepest sorrow the family announces the peaceful passing of Mary Pearce, age 78, on Thursday, August 5th, 2004 at home. Born in Fort William on February 23rd, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mabel Crocker. Mary lived her whole life in Westfort and married Jim Pearce on November 8th, 1947. In her earlier years, Mary taught Sunday School at First Church United. For over 30 years she was a member of T.O.P.S. which she enjoyed every week and had made many friends. Marys whole life was the love and care she provided for her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was a people person and she always had time for everyone. All of the above gave Mary the strength and will to overcome many obstacles. She was a pillar of strength to be admired by many. Mary will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her husband of 56 years, Jim; sons Larry (Linda), Gordon; daughter Linda; grandchildren Jeff, Andrew, Kevin, David, Anna, Chris & Amy; and great-grandchildren Kailyn & Jersey. She is also survived by brothers Gordon (Elsie) of BC, Jim (Chris), Allan (Donna) of Petawawa; son-in-law Jim Fenton; and daughter-in-law Carmeta Pearce; several nieces & nephews; life long friend, Doris Dodd; and dear friends Clara Nelson & Inga Strbavy. Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Pearce will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, August 9th at First Church United (corner of Brock & Ford). Cremation has taken place and interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.