elevated UWCJ1 October 18, 1930- May 20, 2020
elevated UWCJ1 It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, grandma and great-grandma, Ethel Granato on May 20, 2020 at The Village of Taunton Mills, Whitby, Ontario at the age of 89.
elevated UWCJ1 Born in Sea Cow Pond, PEI on Oct. 18, 1930, Ethel was the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (nee Boyles) Hackett. She was the beloved wife of the late Nicola (Nick) Granato and is survived by her children Debbie (Randy), Nick and Kim (George), all of whom were proud to call her mom. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Victoria (Angelo), Matthew (Becka), Nicole (Keith), Diane (Wayne), Jennifer, Christina, Michael, Emily and great-grandchildren Nicholas, Mia, Tanya, Dana, Lisa, Selena, Jaylynn, Eli, James, Myles and Clark.
elevated UWCJ1 Ethel is also survived by her siblings, Sister Shirley Hackett CSM, Albert (Norma) Hackett and Carver (Joyce) Hackett and was predeceased by siblings, Marion Hackett, Roy Hackett, Mary LoForte, Mahala Cull, Melvin Hackett, John Hackett and Alfred Hackett.
elevated UWCJ1 Her greatest joy in life without a doubt was her family who she loved fiercely, followed by a close second which was her insatiable desire for sweets!
elevated UWCJ1 Due to the current circumstances with the ongoing pandemic, a celebration of life in honour of Ethel will be held in the future when it is once again safe to gather. In lieu of flowers and as an expression of sympathy, a memorial donation to the SickKids Foundation would be much appreciated.