Mary Leardo, a resident of Summerland for over 60 years, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in the Penticton Regional Hospital, at the age of 76. Mary was born in the Croatia region of Yugoslavia, on June 25, 1940, and lived there, until immigrating to Canada, at the age of 15, with her grandparents. Upon arrival in Canada, they lived at Osprey Lake, in the CPR Section House. Mary later met Enio Leardo, and on September 2nd, 1961, they were married. Enio and Mary adopted two infant children; Tim and Louise. The years that followed, saw Mary working in local canneries, tree nurseries, and with Enio, in their orchard, and being a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Mary was most at home, cooking and baking in her kitchen. She was also a member of BC Tree Fuits. Mary will be lovingly missed by her family, husband Enio Leardo of Summerland, son, Tim (Kristi) Leardo, also of Summerland, son-in-law, Alvin Bone, and grandchildren; Shannon and Clayton Leardo, and Ashley and Jessica Bone. She has been predeceased by her parents in Yugoslavia, grandparents, Petar and Ljubica Stipancic of Summerland, and very sadly, her daughter Louise Bone, of Summerland, in July, 2011. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am, September 24th, 2016, at Holy Child Catholic Church in Summerland. Donations in Mary’s memory, to the Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice. Messages of Condolence, may be sent to the Family, by visiting

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