Mary Neely

Obituary of Mary Neely

Mary Ethel Neely 

(née Cunningham)


April 13, 1946 - May 2, 2023


Passed away after a long battle with Stiff Person Syndrome. Deeply missed by her beloved husband of 58 years, Kenneth, and her daughters Janet (Michael) Bird and Patti Neely. Predeceased by her precious infant son Matthew. Loving Grandmother to Mark (Ocena Ladouceur) Bird, and Hadley (Jill) Bird, and adoring Great Grandmother to Elizabeth and Damien.


Mary was predeceased by her parents, Archie and Doris Cunningham, and was the oldest of 9 children. Extremely creative, artistic, and an avid gardener, she enjoyed creating stained glass, and transformed ordinary Bobcaygeon rocks into beautiful gardens.


In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. An informal Celebration of Life will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES – MONK CHAPEL, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon, between the hours of 2:00-4:00 pm on Friday May 12 2023. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, by visiting or by calling 705-738-3222. 



2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, May 12, 2023
Hendren Funeral Homes - Monk Chapel
6 Helen Street, PO Box 520
Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada