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HUME, Patricia Anne (née MOLYNEUX)  -Patricia Anne Hume died peacefully in Toronto, with her family by her side, on March 2, 2017 at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late James Nairn Patterson Hume.

She leaves behind children Stephen (Lisa), Philip (Janet), Harriet and Mark. Beloved Grannie to Jeffrey, Stephanie, Ian, Tristan and Elliot. Dear sister of the late Peg McArthur of Victoria.

Patricia grew up in York Mills when it was still part of the countryside outside Toronto. She walked to the city limits to take the Yonge St. Car down to attend St. Clement's School. Later she studied Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.

The Second World War took her to Halifax as a Naval Nursing Sister, an officer, working as an Occupational Therapist at the Naval Base Stadacona's hospital. After the war, she returned to work at Christie Street Hospital and then moved to Sunnybrook when it was built. She met her dear husband Pat at the Discussion Group (which she was still attending more than 60 years later). They brought up their four children in the newly formed Toronto suburb of Don Mills. Family trips to Europe, summers in Muskoka, parties, lessons, crafts and reading aloud - she always made sure her children had a rich experience growing up.

Constantly involved in all kinds of gardening, Patricia taught classes at the Civic Garden Centre and won awards in many flower shows. She was an organizer of the annual Garden Club of Toronto Flower Show and researched and planned the Victorian garden restoration at Spadina House.

She was also awarded the traditional title of Kasho in Ikenobo Floral Art after studying at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Patricia was a design thinker, inventor and creator with a particular sensitivity to designs that honoured and supported the natural world. For seven years, Patricia played an integral role supporting Patterson as the Master of Massey College in the University of Toronto. They were known for their weekly parties that welcomed newcomers to the community.

Retiring to Caledon fulfilled her dream of returning to the country. The hillside property provided a large pallet to create expansive gardens and a place to enjoy many visits with children, grandchildren and longtime friends. She also stayed connected with the university community by being involved with the University Arts Women's Club and the Round Table Discussion Group.

A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend to so many. Patricia will be greatly missed.

Funeral service on Saturday, March 25th at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto.

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HUME, Patricia Anne (née MOLYNEUX)  -Patricia Anne Hume died peacefully in Toronto, with her family by her side, on March 2, 2017 at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late James Nairn Patterson Hume.

She leaves behind children Stephen (Lisa), Philip (Janet), Harriet and Mark. Beloved Grannie to Jeffrey, Stephanie, Ian, Tristan and Elliot. Dear sister of the late Peg McArthur of Victoria.

Patricia grew up in York Mills when it was still part of the countryside outside Toronto. She walked to the city limits to take the Yonge St. Car down to attend St. Clement's School. Later she studied Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.

The Second World War took her to Halifax as a Naval Nursing Sister, an officer, working as an Occupational Therapist at the Naval Base Stadacona's hospital. After the war, she returned to work at Christie Street Hospital and then moved to Sunnybrook when it was built. She met her dear husband Pat at the Discussion Group (which she was still attending more than 60 years later). They brought up their four children in the newly formed Toronto suburb of Don Mills. Family trips to Europe, summers in Muskoka, parties, lessons, crafts and reading aloud - she always made sure her children had a rich experience growing up.

Constantly involved in all kinds of gardening, Patricia taught classes at the Civic Garden Centre and won awards in many flower shows. She was an organizer of the annual Garden Club of Toronto Flower Show and researched and planned the Victorian garden restoration at Spadina House.

She was also awarded the traditional title of Kasho in Ikenobo Floral Art after studying at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Patricia was a design thinker, inventor and creator with a particular sensitivity to designs that honoured and supported the natural world. For seven years, Patricia played an integral role supporting Patterson as the Master of Massey College in the University of Toronto. They were known for their weekly parties that welcomed newcomers to the community.

Retiring to Caledon fulfilled her dream of returning to the country. The hillside property provided a large pallet to create expansive gardens and a place to enjoy many visits with children, grandchildren and longtime friends. She also stayed connected with the university community by being involved with the University Arts Women's Club and the Round Table Discussion Group.

A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend to so many. Patricia will be greatly missed.

Funeral service on Saturday, March 25th at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Morley Bedford Funeral Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto.

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