North Sydney

We, the family announce the passing of our mother, Mary Gladwynn (Roberts) Strickland, age 96, on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.

Born on January 19, 1928, in Sydney Mines, Mary was a daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Ferneyhough) Roberts, who were formally from UK.

Mom is survived by her daughters, Helen (Andrew) MacMullin, Barbara Ann Woodfine, Gwen (Walter) Rudderham, and Samantha (Tom) Davis; sons, David (Joan), Louis ‘Ted’, Garfield (Marilyn) and Leslie (Margie); as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Mom is the last living member of her immediate family. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, David Strickland; second husband, Douglas Strickland; three brothers; one sister; one daughter in infancy; granddaughter, Lisa; daughter-in-law, Eileen and son-in-law, Brian.

Visitation for the late Mary Strickland will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2024.  A celebration of Mary’s life will be held in the funeral home in the All Faith Chapel on Monday, March 18, 2024, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dr. Harlyn G. Purdy officiating. Interment will take place in Calvin United Church Cemetery, Upper Leitches Creek at a later date.

The family would like to thank Dr. Alexander Wawer and the staff on the 5th floor of the Northside General Hospital for their support and care of our mom in her time of need.

Donations in memory of Mary may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

“May flowers always grow where you once walked”

Online Condolences

Strickland Family,
My condolences on the passing of your mother.
From:  Blair Eavis