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Mary Alberta Tait
1906 - 1997
Mary, Carrie, Aaron S., Aaron, Samuel Sr., Jonathan, Samuel, Isaac
Mary was born Sep. 10, 1906, the last child of James and Carrie MacPhail. Mary studied at MacDonald College of McGill University, graduating with a degree in home economics. She returned to Prince Edward Island where she married LeBaron Tait in 1930. His family ran a greenhouse and florist business which he operated along with his sister Isabel. He also taught at the local high school and later at the community college. Mary and Isabel were not only close in age but were often taken for twins. They were very close and inter family visits were a regular summer occurrence. Living in the garden province, Mary graciously hosted a steady succession of siblings, nephews, nieces and cousins who managed to find their way to her door over the years. She lived to the ripe old age of 91 and was much loved and respected by all. She died October 25, 1997 in Charlottetown, PEI Children of Mary (McPhail) and LeBaron Tait: Phyllis Gertrude, Gordon MacPhail 1935-1977.
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