elevated ZMnAC Obituary
elevated ZMnAC Passed away peacefully on August 18, 2020 in her 97th year at Woodingford Lodge in Woodstock, Ontario. Will be greatly missed by her son, Michael (Mary) Todkill, grand daughters Teresa Todkill and Julia (James) Yaneff, great-grandchildren Brooke and Noah, all of Toronto; son Patrick (Pauline) Todkill of Woodstock, and grandson Paul (Julie) of California. Forever in the hearts of her youngest sibling Bill Cyr and his wife Marg, sister-in-law Carol Cyr, and fondly remembered by her 29 Cyr and Todkill nieces and nephews and their families.
elevated ZMnAC Denise was born near Radville, Saskatchewan on November 24, 1923, the eldest of eight children of Novia and Edward Cyr. The family left their Prairie farm in the 1940’s and relocated to Toronto, where Denise later married, worked in Accounting, and raised her family. Predeceased by her husband Paul Todkill, special companion, Tom Lihou, siblings Edward, Bernard, Marie, Eugenia, Gilbert, Bob, niece Sheila Brownhall, and nephew Larry Cyr.
elevated ZMnAC Denise will forever be remembered as a person of positive spirit, resilience, energy and faith, who most of all treasured time spent with family and friends. We are grateful that Denise was so engaged and able to be such an important part of all our lives for such a long time.
elevated ZMnAC The family wishes to thank the caring staff at the Woodingford Lodge for their support and helping to make Denise’s final months as comfortable and safe as possible.
elevated ZMnAC In Memoriam donations to the charity of your choice. Family flowers only.
elevated ZMnAC Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a private family Funeral Mass and Interment on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 10:30 am.
Denise will be deeply missed. May she forever rest in peace.
Denise will always be remembered for her sweet nature and loving companionship for our dad. Their many years together went by too fast.
Denise was a great compassionate woman that gave my grandfather so many happy memories and she was so ahead of her time understanding the need for recreation and proper diet that made them both so strong mentally an physically for decades. I can only say to her family and one day to Denise again “Thank you!”
To my dear cousins and families Pat and Mike, our deepest and fondest memories of your mother, My Aunt Denise are spilling from my heart. There is no way I could ever thank your family enough for all that you did for us. Your mother was an amazing person who will live on in our hearts and in our memories. Sending lots of love Denise and Tim Beauchesne