Sewers, Mac (Age 85, St. Marys and formerly Culross Township)

Published On March 8, 2019 | By In Memoriam | Obituaries

Mac SEWERS of St. Marys, on Tuesday, at St. Marys Memorial Hospital, days after his 85th birthday. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Vanesse Gerald of Thamesville, Madelyn and Robert Moore of Green Cove Springs, Florida, Golda and Rick Wilson of St Marys and Joyce and Scott Roberts of Orange Park, Florida.  Predeceased by his wife of 60 years Muriel (née Keith) in 2017. Sadly missed by 10 grand and 18 great-grandchildren. Remembered by special friends Doreen Shaw and Marylynne Anderson, many neighbours on Trailside Court in St Marys. Survived by his brothers-in-law David and Ellen Keith of Belmore, Austin Loree of Lucknow, sisters-in-law Margaret Keith of Goderich and Eleanor Keith of Markham and several nieces and nephews.
Mac was raised in Culross Township, was employed by the Department of Supply and Services Canada, farmed in Huron and Simcoe counties and raised and raced Standardbred horses extensively for years.  He had a wide network of friends in the racing industry. Muriel and Mac moved to St Marys seven years ago and quickly settled into the community. Mac was the last surviving member of his family being predeceased by his parents, Harry and Mayme (née McKinnon) Sewers and siblings, Reta and George Drehmann, Jim and Verna Sewers, Russell and Ruth Sewers, Bob and Evelyn Sewers, Mary Ballagh and Marjorie and Currie Moffat.
Funeral service to honour Mac’s life will be held St Marys United Church on Monday, March 11th, at 11 AM with visitation from 10 AM. Reverend Doug Loucks officiating. Spring interment Culross-Teeswater Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Standardbred Adoption Society, Stratford Humane Society, St. Marys Memorial Hospital, or directly to St Marys United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the Tiffin Funeral Home, Teeswater.

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