Merilees, Mary Catherine (nee O’Rourke)
December 10, 2017

Passed away peacefully at the age of 103 on December 10, 2017 at the Bayview Residence in Pointe Claire, Quebec. Mary will be reunited with her husband, Stuart, her granddaughter Beth, her parents Alice and Francis and her siblings, Joe, Lou, Steve and Frances. She leaves memories of a life well lived to her children Philip (Micheline), Kathy (Claude Turbide), Jay (Teresa), Marcia (Rick Scocco) and Chuck (Beverly). Grandma will live on in the hearts of her grandchildren, Derek, Scott, Michelle, Manon, Marie-Claude, Mylene, Rob, Andrew, Jennifer, Audra, Cristina, Debra, Alyssa and Jillian. Mary’s 27 great grandchildren will miss their “Grandy” very much. Our mom left a legacy of love, commitment and dedication to family and friends. A funeral mass will be held on January 6, 2018 at 2:00 Holy Cross Parish, 1960 Jolicoeur Street, Montreal. In lieu of flowers, donations to C.H.S.L.D. Bayview Inc., 27 Chemin Lakeshore, Pointe Claire, Q.C. H9S4H1 would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Voluntas (514-695-7979,



2 responses

  1. Liz Merrilees Emlay

    December 20, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    Sincerest condolences from the Merrilees Emlay Family. XO Liz, Rob, Logan and Lucas

  2. Mary Jane de Koos

    December 21, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    Condolences from Mary Jane de Koos. You are fortunate that your mother lived so close. My mother was also born in 1914 and died ten years ago.


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