Passed away at the Muskoka Shores Care Community, Gravenhurst on Monday January 1, 2018, at the age of 97, formerly of Matchedash. Beloved wife of 79 years to John Silk. Loved mother of John Silk Jr. (Jean) of Oro-Medonte, and Mildred Walker (Don) of Fairvalley. Loving grandmother Bradley Silk (Andara), Lorrie Jackson (Jason), and Rhondda Kivi (Mark). Dear great grandmother of Aidan, Adelina, Cody, Curtis, Allison, and Matthew. Predeceased by all her younger siblings Oliver Oakley, Laura Silk, Ernest Oakley, and Joan Silk. Mary was an active member of St. John’s Anglican Church, Matchedash and a faithful member of St. John’s Willing Workers. The family will honour her life with a visitation at the COLDWATER FUNERAL HOME, Coldwater from 7-9pm Friday and on Saturday from 12:30pm until the time of service at 2pm. Spring Interment St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, Matchedash. As an expression of sympathy donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, Matchedash.