Passed away peacefully at her residence on April 25, 2020 at the age of 82. Mary was the most cherished mother of Jennifer Longworth and husband Shawn. Beloved grandma to Morgan and Evan Longworth and special aunt to Karen McConnell as well as many other nieces and nephews. Welcoming Mary into heaven are her mother and father, her brother Joseph and her sister Margaret. She will also be reunited with her deeply loved and missed son Lonnie Pittl who passed away in 2003. Born to Margaret (Backay) and John Nazarej in Windsor on January 19, 1938.
Mary worked for many years at Dominion store but her greatest pleasure in life was being a homemaker, cooking for the masses and tending to her gardens. Mary had the cleanest windows in Windsor. Mary resided for the last 13 years at Bobier Villa LTC in Dutton, ON.
She will be deeply missed by staff as they ALL were not only her caregivers but her cherished family as well. Thank you is not enough for all of the wonderful care and love bestowed upon her; she truly loved every one of you! A private graveside burial will take place in Windsor at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank would be much appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to St. Thomas Elgin Cremation. Share a memory at www.cremationbydennings.com