MARK, Laura (nee Marr) - Passed away on August 23, 2014 at the age of 80. Laura was a loving wife for 55 years to Arnold (predeceased), devoted mother to Stephen, Lisa, Brian (Susan) and David (Angel) and proud grandmother to Aidan and Layla. She is remembered by her sisters Pauline, Muriel, Joan and Victoria. She received her Master's Degree in Education and was a caring teacher to children with special needs for more than 2 decades at Holland Bloorview Children's Hospital in Toronto. Laura enjoyed watching the Argos, Blue Jays and Raptors and is remembered for her generosity, sharp wit, eclectic assortment of cars (Corvair, Maverick, Vega, Camaro, Jeep) and love of international travel and her pets. Heartfelt thanks to all family and friends and Dr. Kaziuka and staff at Extendicare Guildwood for all their loving care, compassion and affection. Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at HIGHLAND FUNERAL HOME "SCARBOROUGH CHAPEL", 3280 Sheppard Avenue East (just west of Warden), 416-773-0933. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, August 27th from 1-5 p.m., with Funeral Service from 5-6 p.m. Reception to follow. For those who wish, donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the charity of your choice.
Published in the Toronto Star on Aug. 25, 2014