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Mary Jane ‘Tootsie’ Wassilaskus

Mary Jane ‘Tootsie’  Wassilaskus

Passed on: June 30th, 2019

We regret to announce the passing of Mary Jane ‘Tootsie’ Wassilaskus, 98, peacefully on June 30, 2019 at Taigh Solas Northside General Hospital. Born in Sydney Mines on March 30, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Ann (Donovan) Julian. She was a member of St. Pius X Church, Sydney Mines. Mary Jane is survived by sons, Tony (Elaine) and Brian; grandchildren, Tara (Tim) Fraser, Kelly (Mike) Stone and Bradley (Lisa); great-grandchildren, Brandon and Anthony Stone, Spencer Fraser, Noah and Isabella Wassilaskus; sister, Theresa Alward, who shared much of their life together, and many nieces and nephews. Mary Jane was predeceased by her husband, Johnnie; brothers, Tony, Albert, Jimmie and Charlie. Special thanks to her doctor, Beth MacCormick, and all of the health care givers and support staff that assisted her, along with the wonderful people of Taigh Solas, her second home. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 10-11 a.m. Thursday, July 4 at J.M. Jobes Funeral Home with a service to follow at 11 a.m. with Fr. Jim Oliver officiating. Burial will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery Sydney Mines. Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Wow 98! Thanks Mom, Nanny Wassy, Little Nanny xo.


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