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Mary Keck

- July 15, 2017

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Mary Keck (Smith)
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mary on July 15, 2017 at St. Paul’s Hospital. Mary was born in Gravelbourg, SK and will be greatly missed by daughters Christine (Preston) Dyck, Julie Bloski, Adele Sikorsky and Marina (Bruce) Arthur; grandchildren, Charlotte (Dustin) Poole , Teresa (Preston) Hanson, Melissa (Peter) MacDonald, Mandy (Kyle) Robinson, Brett Bloski, and Jacen (Taunia) Arthur; great grandchildren Adrianna & Declan Poole, Sebastian, Tristan & Rosalyn Hanson, Elaina MacDonald, Quinton & Payton Robinson, Honey & Hattie Arthur. Mary was predeceased by her parents Adam & Katherine Keck; brother, Peter Keck and his wife Gilberte Keck; and her son in- law, Perry Bloski.
Mary was a loving mother with a strong sense of family, and her greatest joy was having the whole group together. She worked hard for many years at Tall Girl shop and was also a very creative and talented seamstress. Mary was devoted to her church, and loved singing in their choir as well as the Saskatoon choral society. Her grace and kindness will be missed by all who knew her. The family would like to thank the nurses at St. Paul's Hospital for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in support of a cure for breast cancer.

Funeral Details

Vigil of Prayer will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m. with Archbishop Donald Bolen as Celebrant. Cremation Rite of Committal will take place at St. John’s Columbarium. Both services from the Cathedral of the Holy Family (123 Nelson Rd.) Condolences may be left at www.saskatoonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to SASKATOON FUNERAL HOME (306) 244-5577.

Condolence Messages

Glenn Schwartz

Written July 23, 2017 from Regina, SK

Sincere condolences from the Schwartz cousins clan in Regina.

Sharron Langford (MacMillan)

Written July 21, 2017 from Burlington, Ontario

Words cannot lessen the sorrow of losing you Aunt Mary. As time goes by, may those you left behind find comfort in the memories of all the things that made you special. You met all of life's challenges head on, with grace, strength, and sheer determination. And through all of life's challenges you found & celebrated all the beauty around. Your quiet encouragement will be missed.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all ~ Sharron (MacMillan) Langford

Jacqueline Anderson

Written July 20, 2017 from Saskatoon, SK

My condolences to Mary's family. I enjoyed singing with Mary in the choir at Holy Family for many years and I also bought a few items of clothing from her at Tall Girl. She was a sweetheart. May she rest in God's loving arms.

Diane & Ernie Hartz

Written July 20, 2017 from Saskatoon , Sask.

Deepest sympathy to the Smith & Keck families .