August 7, 1922 – May 28, 2019
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Florence Thabrew on May 28, 2019 at the age of 96, just three months short of her 97th birthday. She passed away sitting peacefully in her favourite chair, looking out onto the garden.
Born in Sri Lanka, Florence migrated to Canada in 2009 to live with her daughter. Florence lived her life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She had a passion for cooking and loved to feed anyone that came to visit her.
She is predeceased by her husband Gabriel and son in law Landathilaka.
Left behind to cherish her memory are her six children Shirley, Upali (Nirmala), Luckshmi, (Susantha), Sujatha, Lileena (Felix) and Mohan (Anne). Florence will also be greatly missed by her eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Roman Catholic Church, 15 Columbia Drive on Wednesday, June 5th at 10:00 a.m. Viewing at 9:00 a.m.. Reception to follow Mass.