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Grace Lauretta Pearl (Donald) Borys

August 14, 1926 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 91)

A smile twill help you on the longest road,

And cheer you mile by mile,

So whatever your lot,

Just smile and smile and smile.

With sadness, the family of Grace Loretta Pearl Borys (nee Donald) announce her peaceful passing at the Saltcoats Lakeside Manor Care Home on May 15, 2018 at the age of 91 years.

Grace was predeceased by her loving husband, Michael, who passed away in 2010. Grace and Michael married on September 6, 1947, and spent 62 years working the land in the Peach View District on their family farm. Grace kept very busy on the farm and participated in all aspects of farm life. Between hauling grain, pitching bales, and typical farm chores she grew a huge garden, canned the produce and made all her cooking from scratch! While raising four children, Grace kept an immaculate house, was a proficient seamstress, and still found time to knit. She was an avid reader and knowledgeable about current events. She loved flowers, especially lilies, and her border collie, Chip. 

Grace was born in Yorkton, and returned there when Michael went to live in the nursing home in 2009. She lived at Queen Elizabeth Court until she moved to the Lakeside Manor in Saltcoats.

Grace was predeceased by her husband, Michael, in 2010, her son, Dennis, her parents Milton and Harriet, step mother Doris, brother Norman and two sisters-in-law, Laura and Edna. She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory her children, Douglas (Lynda), Carol (Murray), Marie (Allen), and Dennis’ widow, Darlene. Her grandchildren, Jason (Leanne), Trevor (Lindsay), and Tracy (Hugh) and great-grandchildren Brandon, MaKenna, Addyson, Alexander and Samantha.

Donations may be made to:

Lakeside Manor Care Home
101 Crescent Lake Rd, Saltcoats SK S0A 3R0
Tel: 1-306-744-2353

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