Silkunar Lily Raghoo (nee Mahesh)

27 July , 193022 October , 2018

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Lily on Monday October 22, at St. Boniface Hospital. She passed peacefully at the age of 88.

Left to cherish her memory is her children Robin, Anand (Babita); sisters-in-law Etwaria, Poonerbassie, Kamal, Sherri, Indra, Geanie, Rose, Dawn; brothers-in-law Veidram, Motie; grandchildren Kavin, Shaan; nieces Grace, Olney, Carmen, Amanda, Sandra, Liz, Lolita, Merlin; nephews Rudolf, Phillip and many other close relatives in Canada and abroad.

She was predeceased by her husband Outar “Brother” Raghoo and sisters Eunice and Lena.

Lily was born in Guyana, South America. She first worked at the Rice Marketing Board where she met her future husband. They were married in 1962 and blessed with two children, Robin and Anand. Lily then immigrated to Canada in 1973 with her family. She was then employed at a garment factory, Big 4 Sales and then went on to open Lily's Convenience store.

Lily was a loving and devoted wife and mother, always putting the well-being of others ahead of herself. Family was her pride and joy. She loved to cook and was very well known for her banquet style dinners. She also enjoyed gardening and taking care of her flowers. She is and always will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 26, at 10:00 am at Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Boulevard.

The family wishes to thank all the staff at Calvary Place Personal Care Home as well as Pandit Balram.


  • Funeral Service Friday, 26 October , 2018

Silkunar Lily Raghoo (nee Mahesh)

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Sandra Singh Debidin

26 October 2018

Sincere condolences to Robin, Anand and family on the loss of your dear mum.
"Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted."
Rest in Peace, dear beautiful aunty Lily.

Nalini Mohabir

25 October 2018

Although no words can take away the sorrow that you bare. May it be comforting to you to know that others care. Our deepest sympathies to you my cousin Robin, Anand, Babita and children. May she rest in peace.

Singh Family

Neela Persad

24 October 2018

Sweet and kind from her heart to her soul, may it rest in peace
Our sincerest sympathy to Robin, Anand, Babita and all the family. God bless and give you strength.
Love & hugs,
Neela, Michael, Miles, Narendra, & Mohan

Vinaya Bhagwandin

24 October 2018

My deepest sympathies to Robin,Anand,Babita and family . She will be sorely missed,thinking of you at this difficult time.
Sending lots of love,