With great sadness we announce that Lillie Hennessy, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 13, 2021 at Humber River Hospital (Toronto).
Beloved wife of Daniel. Loving mother of Jacqueline, Peter, Robert and Denis. Mother-in-Law of Tracy and Brenda. “Grandma Lillie” was proud of and cherished her grandchildren Laura, Rachel, Ryan and Abby. Predeceased by her parents John and Ellen and by her brothers and sisters: Michael Kavanagh, Mary Boyd, Ann Rutledge, Una O’Hara, Patrick Kavanagh and John Cavanagh. Leaves behind many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours. Also, remembered by the Hennessy family.
Lillie came to Canada from Co. Mayo, Ireland. She graduated as a Registered Nurse in London, England before setting sail to New York and travelling onto the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Later she moved to Toronto where she worked as a nurse at the Toronto General Hospital as well as a number of other hospitals in the area.
She will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam (May she rest in peace)
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga on Friday, December 17, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. (Proof of vaccination required). Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. at Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, 45 Ludstone Dr., Etobicoke. Interment Assumption Cemetery.
The family plans a celebration of Lillie’s life at a later date, after Covid-19 when we call all gather together safely.
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