MYRA MARY (WEISS) DYON

MYRA MARY DYON (nee WEISS) November 6, 1922- November 18, 2012 Passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Midland, Ontario in her 90th year. Growing up in High Park, Ontario with her twin sister Alice, both girls enjoyed alpine skiing and attended Parkdale Collegiate. At the outbreak of war, Myra served in the farmerette program, later at war's end marrying Frank who was overseas in the Canadian Army. Myra is survived by her daughters Judith Irene Thomas of Midland, Susan Lundgren of Connecticut, USA, son Frank Dyon of Hillsburgh, grandchildren Cayley Thomas, Kevin Thomas, Ben Lundgren, Lucas Lundgren, Naomi Dyon and Clayton Dyon. In her middle years Myra and her husband Frank raised their family in Toronto and later Don Mills, eventually moving permanently to Four Mile Lake where they remained active and skied until age 76. In their twilight years Frank and Myra managed to travel extensively and spent many hours fireside watching endless golden sunsets, wildlife and waves. Reluctantly!! in her 89th year due to declining health and Frank's death Myra moved to Hillcrest Nursing Home where she continued to participate in the home's activities. Recently having celebrated her birthday and managing to rise from her chair to dance with her loving daughter Judy. A graveside service will be held at BURNT RIVER CEMETERY, Burnt River on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. Online condolences, or for information on memorial donations, please visit www.jardinefuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 20, 2012