MARIA SIMAS It was with great sadness that we announce that Maria passed away suddenly at home on December 15, 2012 at the age of 75. Loving wife to Germano for 52 years. Devoted mother to Roger (Susan), Karen (Patrick) and Betty. Lovingly remembered by her 8 grandchildren - Justin, Jeremy, Meaghan, Jordan, Ayrton, Matty, Ryan and Alyssa. She was a passionate traveller who visited every part of the world. Maria will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Guests will be received at LYNETT FUNERAL HOME, 3299 Dundas Street W. (416-767-1176), from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012. A Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church (163 Annette St. at Pacific Ave.) at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Maria can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 17, 2012