elevated 4hQ5O Patricia Ann Keyzers (nee Pym)
September 18, 1947 – December 30, 2021

elevated 4hQ5O Obituary

elevated 4hQ5O In loving memory of our dear mother, granna, sister, aunt, friend to so many, and proud member of the ‘hole in one’ club.

elevated 4hQ5O Staying true to herself, Mom courageously faced her cancer with strength, grace, humor and love while still finding a way to put her family and friends first. In the end, she was surrounded by her four children, her brother Paul, and her cousin Christine.

elevated 4hQ5O Mom is predeceased and reunited in heaven with her loving parents David and Rita Pym, her oldest brother Rick Pym, her in laws Gerry and Nell Keyzers, James Elliot, and many family and friends who have passed over the years. Mom was accompanied by one of our family’s dearest friends, Father Paul Cusack who held up the express train to heaven so they could travel together to the pearly gates.

elevated 4hQ5O Above all else, she is beloved and cherished by her four children. Her daughter Kerry (Jamie),and sons Scott, Stuart, and Robert (Giulia) will always remember her unconditional love, compassion, and her energetic joy. They will forever remember laughing uncontrollably with her, and her consistency in living her best life through diligence and hard work. She did everything and anything for her children. She is and always will be our hero.

elevated 4hQ5O She is survived by her beloved brother Paul Pym (Sandra), sister in laws Shirley and Loretta, and her brother in law Peter Keyzers and his wife Nancy Keyzers. Through the years, Mom had touched the hearts of so many friends and family. She loved the time she shared with Roland and Christine Kilchling, Liz, Richard and the Nannini family, Vivian, and the Elliot family. Mom was so blessed to have wonderful people in her life to share so many wonderful moments with. She also loved her extended Roque family and friends in Killarney, Ontario. Whether it was just a visit or the reunion, it was her favorite place to visit. She loved visits, emails, letters and phone calls from her extended Pym family in England. We can’t thank you all enough for the support.

elevated 4hQ5O Mom was immensely proud of her three grandchildren; Andrew, Brayden, and Julia. Granna loved having the kids for sleepovers, playing zim zam and horseshoes in the backyard, and being their biggest cheerleader watching their hockey games.She enjoyed each and every moment she spent with them.

elevated 4hQ5O Mom loved Christmas and getting to see her nieces, nephews and their families. She was so proud of her nieces; Jennifer (Graham), Rebecca, and Peggy. She loved catching up with her nephews; Matthew (Erin), Marc, Eric, and Dustin (Natalie). She loved spending Christmas Eve and Day with all of you, her favorite time of the year.

elevated 4hQ5O Mom is the strongest person we know, she has the kindest heart, she is a devoted Catholic parishioner who never missed a Sunday mass, she is the best person to have at a party; a social butterfly. To her children and many others, she was a saint, child of God of the first order, a great friend and person. To us, she is and always will be our hero.

elevated 4hQ5O Please join us in celebrating her life.

elevated 4hQ5O Visitation

elevated 4hQ5O Wednesday January 5, 2022 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

elevated 4hQ5O Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, 211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill

elevated 4hQ5O Due to Covid-19 capacity restrictions, friends may have to wait to pay their respects during the visitation period. We are inviting family and friends to a walk-through visitation only to pay their respects, offer condolences and then kindly exit the building to allow for others to enter.

elevated 4hQ5O Private Funeral Mass

elevated 4hQ5O Thursday, January 6, 2022, at St. Gabriel’s Church 670 Sheppard Avenue East at 11:00 am.

Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed Notice

Due to the lightning and thunderstorms that were in the forecast for the time of our Mass and for your safety, this evening the Mass will be held indoors. The time needed to complete the setup of the Mass site, including chairs and audio equipment, requires us to use forecasts from the early afternoon. We appreciate your support and patience.

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