VORPS, Bridget Joanne (nee Zasada) - October 8, 1958 - April 1, 2014 With great sadness, we announce that Bridget passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Dr. Harry Vorps and proud and devoted mother to sons Connor and Matthew. Survived by her brother Edmund Zasada, brother-in-law Bob Vorps and his wife, Daiva, niece Laura Dean (Jeremy) and nephew Robert Vorps (Amanda), aunt Carol Sobinski. Also, deeply missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins of the Zasada and Hockley families and a wide circle of friends and colleagues. Bridget was a passionate educator with the Toronto Catholic District School Board, most recently as an advisor with the Safe Schools Department. She will be remembered for her warmth, generosity and kindness, her keen wit, intellect and insight. Bridget will be dearly missed and forever held in our hearts. Special thanks to family and friends who so generously offered their time, love and support to lighten the burden of Bridget's difficult journey. Visitation will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home (North York Chapel), 6191 Yonge St., Toronto, on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland Parish, 222 Ridley Blvd., Toronto. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Hospital or St. Michael's Hospital, Neurosurgical Unit.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Apr. 4, 2014