Mary Lou Braithwaite

Braithwaite, Mary Lou -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Lou Braithwaite (nee Pardo), a lifetime resident of Blenheim who passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Saturday March 10, 2018 at the age of 88. Born in Pardoville, Mary Lou was the daughter of the late Lyle and Anne (Dibley) Pardo.

Mary Lou was predeceased by her beloved husband Len in 2011.

She will be forever lovingly remembered by her children Bill and Luanne and Luanne's husband Joe Giesler.

Survived by one sister Pauline, brothers-in-law Jack Liddle and Raeburn Mallory.

Predeceased by three sisters Louise, Betty Jane and Joanne and by sister-in-law Bessie Mallory.

A Private Family Burial was held in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations in memory of Mary Lou may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association and the Alzheimer's Society of Chatham-Kent. Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park St., Blenheim, Ontario, 519-676-3451