Mary Bates-Crooks

15 December 1930 - 10 March 2018

Passed away at the age of 87 years

The family will be present at church at 10:15 AM for condolences.


Saturday March 17, 2018 at 11 AM

St-Matthews Anglican Church (Check the map)
St-Matthews Cemetery (later date) (Check the map)
CHEO (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario)
Mrs. Mary Crooks (née Bates) of Grenville-sur-la-Rouge passed away on Saturday March 10th 2018 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Fred Crooks. Dear mother of Brent (Dianna Goyer), Doug (Tina Hann) and Fred (Teresa Brown). Also survived by seven grandchildren, Brent jr., Jesse, Scott, Caitlin, Ryan, Taylor, Mitchell, four great grandchildren, Naala, Avery, Dean and Margo, many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Desforges Funeral Home, 188 rue Principale, Grenville, QC - (819) 242-2113. Funeral Service will be held in the St-Matthews Anglican Church, Saturday March 17th 2018 at 11 AM. The family will be at church from 10:15 AM for condolences.  Condolences may be sent online by visiting In lieu of flowers, donations to CHEO (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario) would be appreciated.


Passed away: Mary Bates-Crooks, Saturday 10 March 2018

The family wishes to thank you for your expressions of sympathy for them.
  1. My deepest sympathy for the lost of your mother who was a wonderfull person7.

    wanda Joannette
  2. Our deepest sympathy to the Crooks family.

    Charlie and Pat Downing
  3. Our deepest sympathies to the Crooks family.

    Ron and Jane Wylie
  4. Our deepest sympathies go out to the Crooks family during this time. Keeping you in our thoughts.

    Jim, Cheryl & Kyle Hoare
  5. My deepest sympathies to the family during this difficult time. Thinking of you all.

    Hannah Hoare
  6. Mary was my moms last 1st cousin she was a great lady and will be sadly missed
    Bob Dobbie

    Robert Dobbie
  7. Brent, Doug, Fred and Families,
    Our heartfelt wishes with you at this time. Sorry we can’t be there, but our thoughts are with you.
    from Mike and Anne Preece

    Mike and Anne Preece
  8. Our deepest sympathies to you all. Mary was such a sweet and pleasant lady and will be missed.

    Heather & John Fox
  9. Our sympathies to the Crooks family

    Robert Beaven and Marylin Tyers Beaven
  10. Brent, Doug and Fred,
    Our deepest sympathy from all of us in the McGill family and from my sister Fran as well. I’m so sad to hear about Aunt Mary, she was a very lovely woman and I have fond memories of her chatting with Mom, Elsie and Lillian. It is so sad that they are all gone now.
    Love to you and your families,

    Marion McGill
  11. Our sincere condolences to the Crooks family at this difficult time

    Debbie and Mike Truttmann
  12. We are saddened to hear of Mary’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Doug and Tina and all the family.

    Bill & Maggie Farrar
  13. My deepest sympathy Brent & Dianna

    Carole Lahaie
  14. My deepest sympathy Brent and Dianna.

    Carole Lahaie
  15. We are so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was a kind, loving and pleasant woman. Mary always had a smile on her face and was happy to run into us wherever. In the last few years it was always with Caitlin, who in many ways shares her grandma’s charm. Wishing the whole family our thoughts, and well wishes at this difficult time. We regret not being able to attend as we are still in Australia.

    Donna & Bob Maodus
  16. Our sincere condolences. She was such a sweet lady.
    Kathy & Tom Downing

    Kathy,Tom & Boys
  17. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Crooks family. May you find peace in knowing that her loving spirit will forever surround you! xo

    Joe & Jane Landriault
  18. We are so sad for your loss. What a lovely lady!

    Cathy and Ranny Robinson
  19. Tina, Doug and Family
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    I wish I could be there on Saturday but I will be thinking of you.
    Love Trish

    Trish Hann
  20. Our deepest sympathies to the Crooks family for the loss of your mother/mother in law. You are in our thoughts
    Shaune and Jackie Thomas

    Shaune and Jackie Thomas
  21. Very sorry for your great loss. Both Fred & Mary will be missed.

    Michelle Landriault
  22. Our condolences Tina and family. So sorry for your loss.
    Sincerely Kathy and Denis Rousseau

    Kathy Rousseau
  23. Dear Crooks Family, our deepest sympathy to all of you on the loss of your dear Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. May happy memories of times spent together keep her forever in your hearts.

    Norm and Laurel Anne Bates
  24. Sending you our deepest sympathy

    Michael & Amanda Bennett
  25. My deepest sympathy to all the family.Mary will be missed by all who knew her.Joyce Macintyre

    Joyce MacIntyre
  26. my sympathiy to the family

    pierrette gascon
  27. Our sincere condolences to the family.

    Employees from Materiaux Godin et Fils, Grenville

    Josee Pellerin
  28. Our Deepest Sympathies To You & Your Family. Thinking Of You All During This Difficult Time xo

    The Dinelle Family
  29. Fred and Teresa – Our sincere sympathies on the loss of your mom. We’ll be thinking of you. Janice & Glen Mackiddie

    Janice Page MacKiddie
  30. Teresa, Fred and Family
    Please know that you are in our thoughts at this sad.
    Margaret and Eric Northrup

    E/ M Northrup

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