KELLY A. HOWCROFT (MORIARTY) Peacefully passed away with family at her side at Toronto Western Hospital on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Kelly of Toronto and formerly of Barrie, at 54 years of age was a spirited women who left laughter and love wherever she went. Kelly had a natural ability to make friends and find love. She had a pure soul and truly led her life with her heart first. She will be missed by many and remembered by many more. Kelly was not only a mother, but best friend to son Scott Howcroft (Sean Hale). Mother to eldest son Bryan (Christie) Howcroft and proud Grandma of William and Daniel Howcroft. Cherished daughter of Grace and the late Lou Moriarty. Dearly loved sister of Marilou (Bill) Mason and Janine (Ted) Long. Aunt to her cherished nieces and nephews: Brett Mason (Tegan Feetham), Ryan Mason (Ashley Scully); Derek (Barbara) Bell, David (Stephanie) Bell and Samantha (Jack) Dawson. Kelly will be fondly remembered by her great-nieces and nephews and will be missed dearly by her wonderful friend Carol Esprit. Friends may call at SKWARCHUK FUNERAL HOME, 30 Simcoe Rd., Bradford (1-800-209-4803) for visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the Holy Martyrs of Japan Church, 167 Essa St., Bradford on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. followed by cremation. In Kelly's memory, donations may be made to the
or Epilepsy Ontario.
Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 17, 2013