Ewans- F. Mary (Bennett) of St. Thomas passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the L.H.S.C. (Victoria Campus) London in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Ewans (1985). Dearly loved mother of Thomas (Joan) Ewans of St. Thomas and Rick (Sue) Ewans of Ingersoll . Much loved grandmother of Jennifer Renaud (Jeff), Kim Ewans, Becky Ewans (Jason Morrison) and Trisha Ewans. Specially loved “gigi” ( great grandmother) of Clark, Anika and Cam. She was the last of her family. Predeceased by 2 sisters Margaret Nevrly and Jenny Littlewood and by 2 brothers Gordon and Leslie Bennett. Mary was born April 17, 1919 in St. Thomas, the daughter of the late William and Eleanor (Cass) Bennett. She was a retired clerical worker at the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital. Mary was a long time member of St. Andrews United Church and was active in many groups in the Church. She was a member of the Silver Threads and the St. Thomas Senior Centre. Mary played bridge in the same bridge group over 70 years.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Golden officiating. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to St. Andrews United Church or charity of choice.