LEONARD, Fay Winnifred (MacDonald) - (1933 - 2019) - It is with great sadness that the family of Fay (MacDonald) Leonard announces her peaceful passing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 29th, 2019.
It was a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer, one that she contended with tenacity, dignity and perseverance.
Fay is survived by and fiercely loved by her devoted husband of 32 years, Eugene Leonard. She was cherished mother to Leslie (Christopher) Cuddy and Michael Luke. Loved deeply by her grandchildren Maggie, Jack and Sam.
Predeceased, in 1977, by her first husband Brian Luke; Leslie & Michael’s father.
Fay will be greatly missed by her sister Joan Quinn. Loved dearly by cousins & extended family from Haliburton, nieces, Vicki & Cindy, nephews, Scott & Ryan.
Fay, retired General Motors employee, will be remembered fondly by many treasured lifelong friends and family members.
Fay’s family would like to thank the supportive care team on the 4th floor F wing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. We will forever cherish the compassion, care and kindness shown by all staff in this unit. Dr. Martin, Dr. Vieira, nurses, LoriAnne, Anita, Karen, Jody, Maggie x2, Denise, Diane, Brianna, Connie and Swags – you truly made a difficult situation easier – we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Private Interment - MOUNT LAWN CEMETERY – Saturday, November 2nd – 1pm.
Celebration of Fay’s Life will take place on Sunday, November 3rd, 1pm-4pm, at Nice Bistro, 117 Brock St. N., Whitby, Ontario. Family & Friends are invited to share in the celebration open house, drop in for refreshments, memories and reminiscing.
In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make a donation in memory of Fay to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto or to the Canadian Cancer Society.