With great sadness the family announces that Mary passed away peacefully while surrounded by love and prayers at Hospice Renfrew on Sunday afternoon, July 11, 2021; Mary Margaret Lunney of Arnprior was 82 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Lunney (June 25, 2017). Dearly loved mother of Maria Lunney of Ottawa; Patrick Lunney (Liane) of Pakenham and Shannon Laughlan (Owen) of Arnprior. Cherished “Gramma” of Keenan and Emma. Dear sister of Clem Smith (late Doris); Sundance Smith; John Smith (Helen); Ernie Smith (Gail); Pat Smith (Michele); Raymond Smith (Jane); Tillie Bastien (Garry) and Helen McDonald (Greg). Sister-in-law of Al Lunney (Marlyn). Daughter of the late Morley and Helen (nee McCaffrey) Smith. Mary was also predeceased by two brothers: Father Basil Smith and Tom Smith (Sue), as well as in-laws: Rita Nugent (late John), Clare McInnes (late Jack), Edmund Lunney (Bev), James Lunney Jr. (Doris), Father Bill Lunney, Mgr. Leonard Lunney, Lawrence Lunney (Francine) and Bernadette Lunney (late Bob Hilyer). Also survived and fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mary’s care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where visitation will be held on Monday evening, July 19th from 7 to 9. Social distancing measures will be in place and masks are required indoors. We ask that guests please not arrive before 7pm. A private family Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Michael’s Church in Fitzroy Harbour on Tuesday morning. Interment will follow at St. Peter Celestine Parish Cemetery, Indian Hill Road, Pakenham. In Heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses and PSW’s at the Ottawa Cancer Centre; the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital; Island View and Hospice Renfrew for their exceptional care and compassion.