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Genevieve Brophy

Genevieve Brophy

Born In: Tyrone, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Born: November 6th, 1924

Passed in: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: December 14th, 2015

Genevieve Mary Brophy (née Trainor) died peacefully in her 91st year on Dec. 14, 2015, with her loving family at her side.
Survived by her son Brian Francis (Lynn) and their children Jamie and Colleen; her son Paul Joseph (Christopher McKenzie); sisters Sr. Noreen S.C., Eleanor McGuire, and Sr. Myra OLM; sisters-in-law Pearle and Blanche; daughter-in-law Lucy Provost and her children Samantha and Connor; and daughter-in-law Tracey and her children Christopher, Megan, and Kirsten.
Predeceased by husband John, sons Sean Gregory and Gregory Charles, both killed in a tragic plane crash in 2007, father Frank, mother Mae (née Clarkin), brothers Damien and Linus, sister Roma, and stepmother Mary Alice.
Genevieve was a proud Prince Edward Islander, being born in Tyrone, Lot 65 (now Emyvale) on Nov. 6, 1924. Following her mother's death, she left school at age 14 to care for her siblings. While working as a medical secretary in Toronto she met John who became her husband of almost 50 years. She was a woman of deep faith and inner strength. She was a loving and proud supporter of her four boys and took delight in her grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was held on Dec. 17 at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church in Mississauga where she was a longtime parishioner. Interment was at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens in Oakville; a private family reception followed.


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