Annie Alice Winsor
Passed on: September 4th, 2012
On September 4, 2012 at 5 am, Annie left her worldly home to join the Skipper in eternal rest. Born August 24, 1923 to Charles and Mary Boland of Pinchard’s Island. Celebrating her life, daughter Donna, second mom and mother-in-law to Curt Beverley and the young man who brought her unfathomable joy, grandson Matthew (Julia). Predeceased by brothers: Arthur, Alec and dear sister Becky. Survived by sisters: Alma Tulk and Beryl Barfoot (husband Clarence) as well as other relatives and dear friends especially cousin Livy Howell and dedicated family friends Jim Delaney and Jake Winsor. Annie was a loving and beloved Aunt Nan and Aunt Annie to many nieces and nephews, as well as a surrogate grandmother to Robyn and Jenny Howard. Remembering special neighbors Elaine and Dominic Howard and Owen and Sharon O’Neil. Honoring as well the memory of many beloved sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law who have gone before. Thanks to The Palliative Care Team for their compassion, especially Carmel Collins for her tremendous help and insight. Wesley United Church and her church family have always been an important part of Annie’s life. A celebration of her life will be held there on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation from Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue will be held on Wednesday from 2 - 9 pm and then on Thursday from 11 am - 12 noon. A special offering to a charity of your choice would be an honour to her memory. Annie was a devoted listener to VOWR for many years, especially her latter years when the Friday night show provided her great comfort and consolation. A donation to the station to continue their work would be greatly appreciated by the family. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
“There are things we don’t want to happen, but have to accept,
Things we don’t want to know, but have to learn,
And people we can’t live without, but have to let go…”