HENGS, Vaida - August 25, 1929 - November 17, 2022
Passed away peacefully at Marian Villa, London, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in her 94th year.
Born in Viesite, Latvia, to the late Voldemars and Marta Gravlejs.
Vaida was the last member of her original family, being predeceased by her brothers, Janis, Andris and Arturs.
World War II forced Vaida and her family to flee their homeland.
She ended up in England where she met her soulmate, the late Teodors Hengs (1997). They married and had one daughter, Ilze Hansen (Kjeld), before coming to Canada in 1952.
They settled in Hamilton, Ontario, where John (Lori) and Linda were born. Vaida is survived by her grandchildren, Heidi (Rob), Cindi (Rob), Ashleigh, Brent (Brandy), Aimée, Tyler and Alex; and great-grandchildren, Branden (Mary), Nicholas (Megan), Jaden, Kaeden, Grace, Baxley and Spencer.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 162 Martin Road, Delaware, Ontario, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Inurnment and Celebration of Life will be conducted on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at the York Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners would be appreciated.