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Mary Johnson (nee Purkis)

Mary Johnson (nee Purkis) Obituary

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mary Elizabeth Johnson (nee Purkis ) on January 23, 2024 in Haliburton Ontario. Mary was the loving wife to Mike, mother to Taylor, Travers, Bryant and Marrin. Nana to 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and mother-in-law to Susan, Isabelle, and Laura.

Mary was a dedicated teacher and educator who loved working with children with learning challenges. Travel was a true passion for Mary, exploring many countries and cultures with a desire to learn and embrace everything new.

She was always eager to get involved in the community and help others whether it was organizing the Ontario Seniors Games, President of the Canadian Federation of University Women, the Haliburton Curling Club and many others.

Mary loved her home on Redstone Lake relaxing on the dock, protecting her flowers and tomatoes from hungry deer, playing bridge, and teaching her grandchildren to have the best manners.

Celebration Of Life

A Celebration of Mary's life will take place in May.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to Haliburton Highlands Health Services would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the HALIBURTON COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME 13523 Hwy. #118, Haliburton, Ontario (705) 457-9209.



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Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation
7199 Gelert Road - P.O. Box 1413, Haliburton ON K0M 1S0
Tel: 1-705-457-1580


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