Peacefully surrounded by loving family at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, on Sunday, November 29, 2015, Mary Elizabeth Nelson (Battram) passed away at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Nelson. Loving mother of Wayne (Linda), Ross (Noelle), Jeffrey (Deb), Helen (Peter), Ruth (Walter) and Bev (MK). Cherished grandmother of Emily, Nicholas, David, Lisa, Jaclyn, Kurtis, Jamie, Daniel and Mark. Predeceased by her parents Perry and Alice Battram, by her sisters Norma Giles and Donna Rosenbloom, and by her granddaughter Laura Coate. Remembered by close friends Elsie and Joe McGill and Ron and Peggy Lea. Mary was a member of London Road West Church, a past member of the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club, she was a long-time member of Grace United Quilting Club and a past member of Devine St. United Church. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with one hour of visitation prior. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bible Society-London Road West United Church or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).