elevated yvDd8 June 4, 1942 – October 21, 2019
elevated yvDd8 Visitation
Friday October 25, 2019 from 5 pm to 8 pm
elevated yvDd8 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated yvDd8 Funeral Mass
Saturday October 26, 2019 at 12 pm
elevated yvDd8 Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
elevated yvDd8 Reception
Immediately following the Service in Hall #1
elevated yvDd8 Cremation
A private Cremation will be taking place.
elevated yvDd8 Obituary
elevated yvDd8 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Georgette Marie Meehan on October 21, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Larry Meehan. Dear Mother to the late Sharon Meehan and to Shawn and his wife Sharon. Loving Nana to Laura, Matthew and Alec. Daughter of the late Simone and Leo Gravelle. Predeceased by her sister Diane (Robert) Giroux and her brother George (Claudette) Gravelle. Survived by her brothers Robert (Lilian) and Richard (Shirley) Gravelle, her sister Theresa Flowerday. Sister-in-law to the late Patrick and Paula Meehan, Michael and Beryl Meehan, Bernadette and Louis O’Neill, May and Tom Clabby. Daughter-in-law to the late Johanna and Laurence Meehan. Survived by her many nieces and nephews.
elevated yvDd8 Georgette began her career as a cashier at the Power Supermarket located on Bloor Street West. She worked at several stores through out Toronto for Powers then Loblaws for the next several years. Through her work ethic, attention to detail and dedication, she was promoted to Head Cashier during this time.
elevated yvDd8 When the Loblaw Companies began an aggressive expansion in the 1970/1980’s, Georgette was once again recognized for her work ethic, passion and dedication to her job. She was subsequently offered a position as a Front-End Specialist. Her primary responsibility was to ensure a smooth transition from shopping through to check out.
elevated yvDd8 As part of the Loblaw Companies family, Georgette went on to open new and refurbished grocery stores including Loblaws, Valu-Mart, No Frills, Fresh Mart and the Superstore throughout Ontario until her retirement.
elevated yvDd8 Georgette enjoyed spending time with family and friends, travelling, reading, wintering in Florida and playing bingo wherever a hall could be found.
elevated yvDd8 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson Canada in Georgette’s Honour.