1 May , 1947 – 9 July , 2018
HEIMONEN, Ulpu MarJut (Nee Aroluoma) ~ Passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at he age of 71. Beloved wife of Eino Heimonen for 54 years. Loving Mother of Petri Heimonen and Harri Heimonen (Bridget). Proud Grandma of Nathan, Jacob, Kye, Lydia, Rachel, Emily, Haley, Hannah, Ethan. Daughter of the late Ellen Mirjam Tuomisto and the late Yrjo Aroluoma . Sister of the late Tuija Marketta Holtta, Teija. Predeceased by her Grandparents Kiril Aroluoma and Maria Nousukari, Aarne Tuomisto and Lempi Matilda. Ulpu will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton and Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East – 705-759-2522) on Sunday July 15, 2018 between 1pm - 4pm. Funeral service to take place at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Monday July 16, 2018 at 11am. Burial will take place at Grace United Cemetery, Hilton Beach. Ulpu was a selfless and caring women, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed her time with family, especially at camp. She would always be there to support her many grandchildren in any venture they were part of. She also took pleasure in giving back to her community by volunteering at the Finnish Rest Home. She loved travelling with her family to places including Cuba, NYC, hockey games and the racetrack. Ulpu had a strong passion for Art and was an avid photographer in many areas including wildlife and special events, many of her pieces can be found at the Finnish Rest Home and City Hall. Memorial contributions to Canadian Cancer Society - Breast Cancer or the Finnish Rest Home would be greatly appreciated. Messages of condolence may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com
- Eino Heimonen, Husband
- Yrjo Aroluoma, Father
- Ellen Tuomisto, Mother
- Loving Mother of Petri Heimonen and Harri Heimonen (Bridget). Proud Grandma of Nathan, Jacob, Kye, Lydia, Rachel, Emily, Haley, Hannah, Ethan. Sister of the late Tuija Marketta Holtta, Teija. Predeceased by her Grandparents Kiril Aroluoma and Maria Nousukari, Aarne Tuomisto and Lempi Matilda. Ulpu will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
- Visitation Sunday, 15 July , 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, 16 July , 2018
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19 July 2018
Dear Eino, Harri, Petri and all the family – I would like to extend my sincere condolences on the loss of your lovely wife and mother. I was privileged to have a warm friendship with Ulpu and was inspired by her beautiful talent and giving heart; her legacy will live on in our memories and paintings we see here at the Ontario Finnish Resthome Association.
My heart goes out to you all; words cannot describe who deeply we will all miss her and appreciate everything Ulpu represented.
May the LORD of Heaven and Earth grant you with peace as you are working on accepting this huge loss.
May our LORD Jesus wrap His everlasting Comforting arms around you during this difficult time.
With sincere sympathy
Helinä McGrath, RN
Executive Director of Care Services
Mauno Kaihla Koti (MKK) LTCH
The Ontario Finnish Resthome Association,
Sault Area Hospital Foundation
12 July 2018
Eino, Petri, and Harri & Bridget,
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Sault Area Hospital Foundation Staff - Cheryl, Giselle, Melissa, Christie, Logan, Katelin, Tasha and Tiana