Mary McNiven

Mary Elizabeth McNiven – Born December 30, 1924. Passed away peacefully at Heritage Green Nursing Home in Stoney Creek, Ontario on Friday March 22, 2019 in her 95th year. Loving mom to Donald McNiven (Sue), Robert McNiven (Judy) and Marlene (McNiven) Morton (Byron). Grandchildren Michelle (Brad) Brenneman, Chris McNiven (Jennifer), Mathew McNiven (Naomi), Jessie DaCosta (Alex) and Stacey Morton. Great Grandchildren Daniel Brenneman, Caitlin Brenneman, Ryan Brenneman, Liam McNiven, Drew McNiven, Ava DaCosta, Gabriel DaCosta, Liam Butler, Josiah Cardozo. Survived by sister Eileen Traver and sisters in law Jean Bossert and Della Traver. Predeceased by her husband Rev. Andrew McNiven. Thankyou to all the Heritage Green nursing staff for taking such good care of our mom. Funeral service will be held at the Boyle Brethren in Christ Church on Tuesday March 26th at 12:00P.M. Interment at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Wainfleet to follow. Visitation will take place at the church from 10:00 until 11:45.

8 thoughts on “Mary McNiven

  • I have lovely memories of attending Camp Meeting at NCC for many years, and enjoying the singing led so enthusiastically by Rev. McNiven. Mrs. McNiven was always elegant and smiling — a wonderful lady. My condolences to all the family on your loss. You were blessed to have your Mom for so many years.

  • Dear Don, Sue & Family:
    Keith Nigh notified us of Mary’s move to heaven. The four of us had planned to visit her at the nursing home but it never worked out. May God comfort each of your heats. Mary and Andy McNiven were dear friends of ours. We have a booking and cannot make it to the service. You are in our prayers.
    Andy & Loetta Brndjar

  • Remembering a wonderful lady who loved the Lord with all of her heart, and who so graciously served Him in any way possible. With our sympathy to the Family,
    Lee & Shelley Winger

  • We were always so encouraged by Mary’s vibrant and enthusiastic input when she attended the Camp Kahquah Retirees Retreats. In addition, the harmonious singing by her and Andy as she played the accordion and Andy the guitar was so uplifting. The celebration of her life was so appropriate, a “one of a kind” service reflecting her creativity, devotion to the Lord and love of her family.

  • Our family has good and happy memories of the McNivens. Through the years, Marjorie and I enjoyed visiting with Andy and Mary at Camp Meeting and at Camp Kahquah. I also remember when Andy, Mary and the family came to Port Colborne Church to provide music ministry, then came to our home for a time of fellowship. My condolences to the McNiven family.

  • We have wonderful memories of Mary and Rev. Andy when they pastored the Oak Ridges BIC church. Our sympathy to the family.

  • I just found out today that my second mom had gone home to be with Jesus. I would have wanted so much to have been at her funeral. I tried calling her off and on at different times of the day but no answer. I tried again today as we were making plans to go visit her today and Wendi told me she had seen something about her death on Facebook. Oh I loved her so much she was such a role model for me in 37 years of being a pastor wife. Such a support in my nursing college days and wonderful memories that I’ll cherish forever. Do you have svifeo of her homegoing service

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