Lucy was born on December 20, 1929, to David and Hortensia D’Cruz. Lucy passed away peacefully at the Erin Mills Lodge on April 8, 2019, at the age of 89. Beloved wife of Ted, mother of Lorna (Ashley), Gerard (Elaine), Audry, Yvonne (Desmond), and Bernard (Karena). Grandmother of Andrea (David), Mark (Cassandra), Rachel (Stephen), Adam (Alanna), Amanda (Neil), Matthew, Jeremy, Evan, Tyler, Serena, Ian, Sarah, Andrew. Great-Grandmother to Logan, Caleb, and Damon. She was predeceased by her siblings Joe (Tina), Doris (Ladis), and Mabel (Neves).
A very strong and determined woman, she and Ted moved to Canada from Nairobi, Kenya and raised their 5 children ensuring that all were well-educated. Lucy was a teacher who painted, loved music and sang at many weddings and in choirs. Her love of music and learning was passed down to her children and grandchildren ensuring her legacy.
If you would like to attend the viewing and/or funeral, please see details below:
Viewing: April 11th, 2019 Turner & Porter on Dundas near Erin Mills (1981 Dundas St W, Mississauga, ON)Time: 2pm-4pm & 6pm-8pm
Funeral Mass: April 12th, 2019St. Christopher’s Parish (1171 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga, ON) Time: 11 am Please join the family for refreshments immediately following the mass at St Christopher’s.
Interment to follow at 2:00 pm at St Mary’s Cemetery (2099 Dickson Road, Mississauga).
All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you honour her memory through a donation to Canada Food for Children http://www.canadianfoodforchildren.net/