Ripley- H. Mary (Davies) born to William and Hilda Davies on August 12, 1922 in Coventry, U.K. passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital with family at her side on Sunday, July 12, 2015 in her 93rd year. Wife of the late Norman A. Ripley (2012), mother of son Bill (Josie Gee) Ripley. Grandmother of Kim Ripley of London, Greg (Rosalie) Gee of Ottawa, Ian (Christy) Gee of Union and Stephanie (Fred) Gee-Scott of St. Thomas and is remembered by 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Dear sister of Joseph (Pat) Davies of U.K. and Peter Davies of Scotland and was predeceased by her sister Frances (2012) of Wales. She will be lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was the special aunt of Joan Mansell and Dana Hubert. Fondly remembered by all her feline friends that were her life and love. Mary and Norm were the retired owners and operators of Ripley Variety in Fingal, where she retired as the last Post Master of the village. With her love of cats she was an active volunteer with the St. Thomas-Elgin Animal Aide.
A memorial service to be announced at a later date. Williams Funeral Home 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to the St. Thomas Animal Aide or to C.N.I.B. in memory of such a unique woman.