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Mayberry, Mildred (Millie)

Mildred (Millie) Mayberry died peacefully Sunday, July 18, 2010, surrounded by her family.
She was born Mildred Joyce Shaw on March 15, 1933 in Thessalon, Ont., the seventh of eight children.
Following high school in Burlington, Ont., Millie graduated from Queen’s University and taught school in New Liskeard, Ont.
Millie married Bill in 1954 and moved to Calgary where she did social work. In subsequent moves, she was either a teacher or a social worker and always a social activist; working for peace, good government and justice for all. Opportunities were provided in Valleyview, Kingston, Jamaica, Labrador City and Cornerbrook, NFLD, Sparwood, B.C. and Fort Macleod.
Millie was predeceased by her parents Clarence and Edith Shaw; sisters Marion and Beth; and brother Dude.
Millie is survived by her loving and devoted husband Bill; sons Peter (Cher) and Tim (Cheryl) Mayberry; daughter Nancy (Kevin) O’Sullivan; grandchildren Heather, Andrew, Michael, CJ, Justin, Meaghan and Joe and great granddaughter Olivia; brothers George (Pat), Don (Donna) and Jim (Dorothy) Shaw; sister Claire Lahie and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. Yamashita, and the staff at Edith Cavell and unit 5B at Chinook Regional Hospital. A visitation was held at Cornerstone Funeral Home, 2800 Mayor Magrath Dr. S., Lethbridge on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, from 7-8 p.m.
A celebration of Millie’s life was held at McKillop United Church, 2329 15th Ave. S., Lethbridge on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Trevor Potter officiating.

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