It is with heavy hearts and sadness the family announces the peaceful passing of Mary Drebit, aged 79 years, on January 5, 2019 at the Pinawa Hospital.
Mary was born in Teulon, MB on July 16, 1939. Mary and Walter Drebit were married in 1957 and resided in Rennie where they raised their 4 children. Mary worked for the Manitoba Government for 35 years in Rennie and retired in 1999. Mary loved to quilt, knit, crochet, read, curl and watch curling on TV in her spare time.
She was predeceased by her husband Walter in 1978, parents Jessie Sokoloski in 1976 and Peter Sokoloski in 2005 and her son Gary in 2017.
She will be missed and lovingly remembered by her children: Sharon (John) Rodgers, Rosilyn (Bruce) Jensen and Donna Drebit, grandchildren Greg (Vanessa) Jensen, Matthew (Kyla) Jensen, Bryan Rodgers, Jamie (Candice) Rodgers and Adam Drebit-Bove, great grandchildren Connor, Winter, Mia and Logan Jensen, Taylor Rodgers and Skylar Jensen. She will also be remembered by her sisters Jean (Pete) Schramke, and Pat (Dennis) Demchuk, many cousins, nephews and nieces.
The family would like to thank Dr. Sayfee, all the nursing staff and health care aides at Pinawa Hospital for providing excellent care and comfort to mom and her family.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Sobering Funeral Chapel, 1035 Park Avenue E., Beausejour. Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations in mom’s memory may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9.Print This Obituary & Condolences