BALFOUR, Mary Agnes (nee Hamilton)


Mary passed away in Kitchener in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Bruce Balfour for 67 years. Mom to Jayne Langton (Thomas) Burlington Ontario and Janis Hogan (Kevin) of the Sault.  Grandma to Jessica Eichler (Karl), Mitchell and Mackenzie Langton, and Brittany, Spencer (Erica) and Riley Hogan.

Mary was born in Cromarty Ontario, one of seven children to Will and Janet Hamilton.  After serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WW II she studied Physical Education at the University of Toronto.

Fondly remembered as “Mrs. B” for her 32 years of mentoring and empowering young women at Soo Tech and later at Sault Collegiate.  Mary was a Rockette, Techette, Wild Kitten and Bee while in the Sault.

In retirement she enjoyed golf, tennis, swimming and exploring her creative talents.  Mary was blessed to enjoy a full healthy life and many cherished memories of her legacy and stories will stand the test of time.

A celebration of life will be held during her favourite “Blueberry “season.  Date and time to be announced later.

Contributions in sympathy may be made to ARCH or Victoria Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at