Hendrick ValyaHENDRICK, Valya (nee D'Alessandro) - Sadly we announce the passing of Valya Hendrick (nee D'Alessandro) on October 20, 2019, in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her husband Joe and her sisters, Constance Montague and Lee Campbell.

Missed by her sisters, Yolanda (Ray) Mazza and Rose Ceccanese.

Val will be remembered by her many friends for her sense of style and for being such a beautiful "lady." She was always willing to share her words of wisdom with anyone in need. She loved a laugh and loved to be teased.

Mom will be forever loved by her daughters; Linda (Peter) Caldana, Maureen (Marty) McMillan, Therese Hendrick, Valerie (Paul) Kelly and Pauline (Tony) Dos Reis.

After raising her five daughters, Val fulfilled a lifelong dream of becoming a Nurse and at the age of 63 graduated as a Registered Nursing Assistant (RNA). Val was a faithful member of the CWL for more than 60 years.

Everybody called her "Noni". She will be missed by her grandchildren; Mathew (Carrie) McMillan, Brian (Amy) Beadle, Amanda (Joel) Higgins, Samantha Kelly, Daniel Dos Reis, Christina Dos Reis and great-grandchildren; Brechan Livingstone, Emmerah McMillan, Dechlan McMillan, Hayden Beadle, and Ellery Beadle.

Visitation will be held from 2- 4pm and 7- 9pm on Wednesday, October 23rd at McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, 114 Main St. E in Milton, Ontario.

Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 24th at 10am at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, located at 139 Martin Street, Milton, Ontario.

It was Val's wish that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Society of the Little Flower or the charity of your choice.

Cremation to follow and a private interment at a later date