It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marianne on Friday, October 7, 2016 after a courageous struggle with cancer, in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late William Joseph “Joe”. Loving mother of Cheryl Bayles (Keith) and Wendy Easterbrook. Proud Baba of Connor Glassford (Tamara). Sister-in-law of Dorothy Lawrence. Special aunt of Bernie Caufield, Brenda Bumbaco (Louis), Susan Mawhiney (Gary) and Bill Lawrence (Robyn).

Marianne will be missed by many friends.

A special thank you to the staff on the Palliative Care unit on 3B for their care and compassion.

Friends may visit at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, between 1 and 3 p.m. for a memorial visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library would be greatly appreciated.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com