OBITUARY

Mary "Terry" Theresa (Robertson) La Porte

28 January, 19244 September, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, at the age of 97.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond LaPorte, sister to Bill Robertson. Loving mother of ten. Dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend to many.

Terry was liked and admired by all who met her. She will be sadly missed. The family wish to thank the doctors and staff at the Southlake Regional Health Centre for their dedicated care.

Visitation for Mary will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, ON L4G6W8.

Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, 17955 Leslie Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 9A4.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Terry's memory may be made to Margaret Bahen Hospice, myhospice.ca

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ThompsonFH-Aurora.com for the family.

Services

  • Afternoon Visitation

    Thursday, 9 September , 2021

  • Evening Visitation

    Thursday, 9 September , 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, 10 September , 2021

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Maria Fiore

6 October 2021

To all the La Porte's, sending my deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of you precious mom. Such a beauty she was and I'm sure your dad is so happy now that they are together again holding hands. May they rest in eternal peace together.
Maria & Vito Fiore and family.

Wendy Sliane

11 September 2021

Dear Mrs LaPorte! What a beautiful lady! Memories of her and Mr LaPorte walking hand in hand every night, by our home on Lorraine Drive! It was always a delight to see them! After growing up and moving away from the neighbourhood, years later brought me such delight to see the 2 of them sitting in my pew at St Elizabeth Seton parish! It was old home week and we very happily caught up with each other, after many, many years. I was blessed to have them back in my life, watching them, as was their ritual, walking out of the church that day, hand in hand! I was saddened when your Dad passed and now your dear Mom has gone and joined him in Heaven. I’m sure they are still walking, hand in hand, again, forever. God Bless all the LaPortes. My deepest condolences to each one of you. Much love, Wendy Sloane

Virginia Maloney

10 September 2021

Sincere sympathies to all of Terry's family. She leaves behind a wonderful legacy of family and friends. They threw away the mold of beautiful Terry. A real friend and dedicated person of exceptional character. She will never be forgotten. Virginia Maloney

Melissa McDonald

10 September 2021

It was a pleasure meeting your mom while she was with us at Kingsway Place. She will always be remembered as a sweet lady who always smiled, had 10 kids and loved her chocolate. We will all miss her dearly.

Mar Groenevelt

10 September 2021

My condolences to the entire family.
Your Mother was a remarkable woman. A woman with a love & pride for her family that clearly showed each and every time I had the pleasure of visiting with her. Knowing she is now with the Lord & the love of her life, should be a comfort to all she leaves behind.
May all your fond memories help you through this time.
Though I won’t be able to attend today, know that my thoughts & prayers will be with you all.

Teri Murphy

8 September 2021

I was saddened to see your mom's obituary. I have many wonderful memories of the time spent at 33 Finch Ave W. Your mom and dad always treated me like another member of the family. Hope you are all well and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Camm

8 September 2021

My sincere condolences on the passing of Terry. My mother, Margaret Kennedy, was a friend of Terry's from Blessed Trinity Church. I also had the pleasure of playing euchre with both Terry and Ray. RIP dear Terry.

Frances Smith

7 September 2021

Sending deepest condolences to all of the LaPorte family. Your mom will always have a special place in my heart. She was a wonderful lady who welcomed me, with open arms, as she did the other “extended offspring” who frequented the Willowdale household. l have a lot of special memories to treasure. May God Bless her and bring comfort and peace to you all.
Love Francie xo

Mary Anne Riddell-Mikulich

6 September 2021

The Riddell family sends our condolences to you all. Your mom was one of a kind and know that she has a special place in heaven. We were blessed to have known her.

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