NORA MARIE WRIGHT (NEE DORAN) July 17, 1967 - January 3, 2014 Peacefully with family and friends at her side at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on Friday, January 3, 2014. Beloved and adored wife of David Wright. Nora will be greatly missed by her mother, Anne Doran and her late father, James Doran and by her mother and father-in-law, Ann and John Wright. Nora was a loving sister to her brother, Jim Doran and sister-in-law Emilia and cherished aunt to Tomas and Julia. Dear sister-in-law to Sharon Wright and Elaine Wright (Steven Young). Admired and loved by many family and friends across Canada, Ireland, England and the United States. Nora was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and following much treatment overcame this cancer. In 2008, as a result of an appendectomy, Nora was diagnosed with a rare abdominal cancer. Extensive treatment was given to Nora by the doctors and staff of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Mount Sinai, North York General Hospital and Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont in Montreal. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at all four hospitals and especially Dr. Ko and Julie Diemart of the Odette Cancer Centre, and the nurses on the Odette Chemotherapy Team and the Palliative Care Unit 1KE at Sunnybrook. Resting at NEWEDIUK FUNERAL HOME, KIPLING CHAPEL, 2058 Kipling Avenue (North of Rexdale Boulevard) on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Benedict's Church, 2194 Kipling Avenue, on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Sanctuary Park Cemetery, 1570 Royal York Road. Nora was passionate about giving back and supporting continued efforts to finding a cure for cancer by participating in seven annual Weekend to Conquer Cancer Walks across Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Weekend to End Breast Cancer (www.endcancer.ca) or the Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (donate.sunnybrook.ca) would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences are available through newediukfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2014