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MARTYNIUK, Judy (nee Garland) - January 26, 1947 - February 1, 2017 - Judy, a wonderful mother, wife, sister, grandmother, aunt, and treasured friend to many, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017.

Judy was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and was the second youngest of five children (survived by her elder sister Joan and Walter and younger brother Robert).

Judy was predeceased by her parents (Fred and Bel) and by her beloved brother (David).

Judy boldly moved to Toronto in 1965 and soon settled into a long and successful career within the telecommunications sector working for Bell Canada and Allstream until her retirement in 2013.

Judy finally met John, the true love of her life, during the spring of 1999. Judy and John were married on Feb. 14, 2001, and embarked on a remarkable, supportive, and loving blended family adventure that included Judy's only child, Sunny and John's only child, Jamie.

Judy was a consummate cook and delighted in creating decadent delights to share with her friends and family. Her talent for cooking was perfectly complemented by her talent to pair the perfect wine. Her second yet equal passion her love of animals. John and Judy found an oasis in Caledon that provided a lovely environment to both entertain as well as to be entertained.

The endless cast of characters that would appear in their yard each day made this house their dream home. Judy and John would spend countless hours watching and enjoying the comical yet intricate dance of the wild turkeys, the spectacular beauty of the varied birds, the grace of the gentle winter deer, and the mischievous antics of their neighbourhood racoons, crows, and squirrels.

They also rescued many stray cats throughout the years and some ended up staying longer than expected only helping to grow their blended family along the way.

Judy shared her enthusiasm for life with her loyal and loving group of friends. These women (Maxine, Nina, Vera, Karen, Nicole, Linda, Linda, Cathy, Nancy, Jackie & Tanya) became her extended family, her strength, her joy, and she loved them with all of her heart.

Judy's family grew once again with the birth of her only grandchild, Lucas, in 2013. He immediately became the apple of her eye and they shared a uniquely humorous and beautiful bond.

Judy was loved, admired and adored by her family. Her wit, grace, tenacity, undying love, and passion for life will never be forgotten.

We would like to thank the effort and commitment of the many people who helped Judy during her valiant battle with cancer. Dr. Marcus Bernardini, Dr. Stephen Reingold, and Dr. Grover and the oncology nursing staffs in Brampton Osler and especially Judy's favourites at Orangeville Headwaters.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at Hockley Valley Resort on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Aaida Room.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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MARTYNIUK, Judy (nee Garland) - January 26, 1947 - February 1, 2017 - Judy, a wonderful mother, wife, sister, grandmother, aunt, and treasured friend to many, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017.

Judy was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and was the second youngest of five children (survived by her elder sister Joan and Walter and younger brother Robert).

Judy was predeceased by her parents (Fred and Bel) and by her beloved brother (David).

Judy boldly moved to Toronto in 1965 and soon settled into a long and successful career within the telecommunications sector working for Bell Canada and Allstream until her retirement in 2013.

Judy finally met John, the true love of her life, during the spring of 1999. Judy and John were married on Feb. 14, 2001, and embarked on a remarkable, supportive, and loving blended family adventure that included Judy's only child, Sunny and John's only child, Jamie.

Judy was a consummate cook and delighted in creating decadent delights to share with her friends and family. Her talent for cooking was perfectly complemented by her talent to pair the perfect wine. Her second yet equal passion her love of animals. John and Judy found an oasis in Caledon that provided a lovely environment to both entertain as well as to be entertained.

The endless cast of characters that would appear in their yard each day made this house their dream home. Judy and John would spend countless hours watching and enjoying the comical yet intricate dance of the wild turkeys, the spectacular beauty of the varied birds, the grace of the gentle winter deer, and the mischievous antics of their neighbourhood racoons, crows, and squirrels.

They also rescued many stray cats throughout the years and some ended up staying longer than expected only helping to grow their blended family along the way.

Judy shared her enthusiasm for life with her loyal and loving group of friends. These women (Maxine, Nina, Vera, Karen, Nicole, Linda, Linda, Cathy, Nancy, Jackie & Tanya) became her extended family, her strength, her joy, and she loved them with all of her heart.

Judy's family grew once again with the birth of her only grandchild, Lucas, in 2013. He immediately became the apple of her eye and they shared a uniquely humorous and beautiful bond.

Judy was loved, admired and adored by her family. Her wit, grace, tenacity, undying love, and passion for life will never be forgotten.

We would like to thank the effort and commitment of the many people who helped Judy during her valiant battle with cancer. Dr. Marcus Bernardini, Dr. Stephen Reingold, and Dr. Grover and the oncology nursing staffs in Brampton Osler and especially Judy's favourites at Orangeville Headwaters.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at Hockley Valley Resort on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Aaida Room.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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