Mary Ellen Siddall (McBrien)

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Mary Ellen Siddall (McBrien)

December 7, 1944 – March 22, 2022

Mary Ellen passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Hospice on Tuesday March 22, 2022 at the age of 77.

Mary Ellen was the daughter of the late Harry & Violet (nee Mills) McBrien of Thamesville.  Sister-in-law to Beth McBrien and Marjorie McBrien, both of Ridgetown.  Sister to the late Bill McBrien and Tom McBrien.

Aunt to Mary Margaret (Bill), Lori (Ray), Karen (Tom) and Sean (Deena).

As per Mary Ellen’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  Those wishing to honour her life can make donations in her name to the Chatham-Kent Hospice or Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.


May the road rise to meet you,

May the wind be always at your back,

The sun shine warm upon your face,

The rain fall soft upon your fields,

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.

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To the McBrien Family: I am so sorry to hear of Mary Ellen's passing. I went to High School with Mary Ellen many years ago. She was always such a wonderful friend to all of her classmates. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult and sad time.

my condolences to you and your family.

Our sincere sympathy to the McBrien Families on the passing of Mary Ellen. May your memories you made together bring a smile to your face.

The McBrien Family: Please accept our sincere sympathy in the passing of Mary Ellen. Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this saddened time.

The McBrien family - Please accept our sincere sympathy in the passing of Mary Ellen, our prayers and thoughts are with each of you at this difficult time. May the memories of love shared comfort each of you now and in the days to come. Mary Ellen and I attended High School together and I remember her from those days.

Sending sympathy to the McBrien family on the loss of May Ellen. Treasure all your fun memories. Pat and Judy

Our condolences to Mary Ellen’s family. I have fond memories of Mary Ellen when Beth & I would take her to London for Dr, appts. We would always enjoy a wonderful lunch out with a nice visit. It made her day.

So sorry for your family’s loss. Sending condolences to all.

I have very fond memories of Mary Ellen. Condolences to her family. Deb Peltier

Very Sorry !!!

Our condolences to Mary Ellen's family at this time. we had quite a few visits with her at BCV while vising my Mom... May you find comfort in your memories in the coming days.

To the whole McBrien family, I am so sorry to hear of “Aunt” Mary Ellens passing. That’s how I knew her as a kid when I would visit Karen at Marjorie and Tom’s. Thinking of you all.

I’m sorry for your loss. I was one of Mary Ellen’s care givers at the nursing home. I loved her and she was always very sweet. She was one of my favourite patients. She will be missed.

Our sympathy to the McBrien Family: We are sorry to hear the passing of Mary Ellen. May your memories bring you comfort in the days ahead and know we are thinking of you at this difficult time. Chuck and Brenda Guyitt

Sean and Deena, Sending my sympathies upon reading of the death of your aunt. Condolences to all. With love, Eileen Lindsay

To Sean, Deena, Beth, & family: "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; Love leaves a memory no one can steal." May memories of Mary Ellen reside in your hearts forever. Thinking of you at this sad time and sending our love, Deb & Andy Bossy and family.

Marge and family. Our condolences to you and yours. Anne and Don