In Memory of




Obituary for Edna "Mary" Gummer

Edna “Mary” Gummer
(nee Scotney)
May 30th 1944 ~ November 14th 2023
…she has shuffled off this mortal coil!

With marked sorrow, today we proclaim, at the age of 79, our Edna “Mary” Gummer gave up the ghost.

Twin sister to the late Johnnie. Dedicated wife to her end, 55 years, of the late Ernie Gummer (January 2021). Extraordinary and loving mother of Sharon (Alan Palmer), & Linda (Alex Padovan). Preciously known as Eddie Big Toe, to her grandson, Memphis Palmer Gummer. Mary was predeceased by her parents George and Berniece “Granny” Scotney (nee Mitchell). Moreover, her brothers and sisters; Bill, Ray, Peg, Walt, Doug, and Sis. Survived by her younger brothers Dawson and Dan.

Also, predeceased by her in-laws Ernie and Gwen Gummer (nee Scrannage).

Mary will be fondly remembered by her many brothers/sisters in laws: Survived by Phylis, Denise, Edith and Betty. Predeceased Margaret, Joey, Doc, Gord, Jim, Jean and Rodger, Rose and Dennis.

A profoundly cherished Aunt to oh, so many! Julie, Natalie, Cole, Andrea, Nora, Kathie, Dale, Jonathan, Jennifer, Tim, James, Anna, Brian, Jessica, Chase, Kyle, Stuart, Colin, Meaghan, Bob, Ruth, Melissa, Sarah, Shannon, Darrin, Kelly, Jim, Vicki, Dawn, Jeffery, Rosie, Todd, Karlie, Brody, Lily, Erik, Bruce, Jamie, Callum, Fiona, Fraser, Cheryl, Jocelyn, Todd, Theresa, Paula, Brad, John, Connie, Angela, John, Teresa, Saskia, David, Michael, Michael, Mary, Deb, Peter, Richard, Matthew, Chelsea, Beatrice, Katja, Kaydon, Nik, Peg, Goldwin, Alyson, Katie, Barbara, Kathryn, Troy, Jenny, Richard, Doug, Donna, Morgan, Leslie, Ryder, Ariel, Jenna, Sean, Iziah, Lily, John, Madonna, Mary Ellen, David, Robert, Sherri, JD, Shane, Barbara, Jaykob, Sadie, Scott, Lybbi, Gord, Tre, Dustin, Alex, Crystal, Eugene, Tevin, Jordyn, David, Joy, Gabriel, Christian, Kaylee, Stephen, Destiny, Mitchell, Adrian, and Cameron. Predeceased by Carey, Becky, Kathi, and George.

Deeply missed by all of her neighbours (old & new), extended family (McNichol et al), and lifelong friends.

Many thanks to the great works of all Mom’s PSWs, the VON team, Dr. Smith & his team; to Angela Draper, Shelby Thomson, Mel Purdy and their teams for their boundless and gracious guidance. And everyone in between. To all the beautiful souls of Campbell House Hospice; especially in her last few days. Much gratitude & love for all of you! You are all amazing listeners!!!

“Our world will not be the same without you. We will carry you in our hearts wherever we go. Rest well.” (Quoted from Aunt Joey’s story, 2018!)

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s name, can be made to Hospice Georgian Triangle - Campbell House, and the Leisure Time Club, or please keep it local, plant a tree! All donation gestures are greatly appreciated by the family.

Thank you to Fawcett Funeral Home staff for their help and understanding of our humour.

Save the date!!
Date: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Details will be mailed out, early February 2024