BYRD (Strain), Margaret Mary - Margaret Mary Byrd of Massey passed away on Saturday June 10th 2006 at the Espanola General Hospital at the age of 100 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Ellis and the late Roy Byrd. Dear daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Strain. Loving mother of Ronald Ellis of Thompson, Manitoba and foster mother to Beverley Sywyk of Espanola. Will be sadly missed by two grandchildren Joseph Ronald and Peter Jacob and six great grandchildren Matthew, Christopher, Gavin, Katie, Brittany and Hannah. Dear sister of the late Anne Beaton, Barbara Labine, Catherine Hartley, Alice Strain, Peter Strain, and Irene Shrimplin. Resting at the Massey Visitation Centre on Monday June 12 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday June 13, 2006 at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Massey with Father Francis Ezenezi officiating. Cremation to follow with interment of ashes in the Massey R.C. Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice will be appreciated. Arrangements by BOURCIER FUNERAL HOME, Espanola.