Ethel Barbara Cripps

January 8, 1962February 16, 2021

CRIPPS, Ethel Barbara (nee: Varga)

Passed away suddenly on February 16th, 2021.

Survived by her sons, Kevin and Eric, and grandson Clinton.

A strong, confident and independent women, Ethel was a proud Mother and Grandmother. Fun loving and hard working. She was always there to help her friends and family whenever we needed her. She will be missed deeply and remembered fondly by all who knew her.

A visitation will be taking place on Sunday February 21st, 2021 at Needham Funeral Service (520 Dundas Street). Due to COVID-19, anyone wishing to attend must register their name and phone number with the funeral home prior to attending the visitation. A time slot will be assigned upon registration. Please call 519-434-9141.


  • Visitation (By Appointment)

    Sunday, February 21, 2021


Ethel Barbara Cripps

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Carmen Martins

February 24, 2021

So sorry to hear you passed away too quickly🥲
Ethel was such a responsible , pleasant worker and friend.
I believe in the Ressurrection of the dead to a Restored earth.
John 5:28,29
Hope to see and hug her then.
My condolences to the family she left behind.
Carmen Martins

Eric Cripps

February 23, 2021

Thank you everyone who has posted such beautifull words for my mother. She was, and will continue to be, such a huge influence on the lives of not only myself but my brother and nephew. Thank you again, to everyone for reaching out and showing just how loved my mother was.

Eric Cripps.

Irmgard Simmonds

February 21, 2021

Dave and I offer our sincere condolences. We have been very saddened to hear about Ethel's sudden passing. I worked with Ethel for several years and she has been a good caring friend. Very, Very sorry to hear. Irm Simmonds

Clayton Root

February 21, 2021

As tenants at the Alto, Charlene and I were shocked and saddened to hear of Barb's passing. As Resident Manager her interactions with us were always gracious and professional. We'll miss her smiling face along with her little dog. Our condolences to her family, colleagues, and close friends at this time of bereavement.

Gerry / Joanne Leslie

February 20, 2021

We would like to express our sincere condolences to Barb’s family. We met Barb in August when we leased a unit at Alto Towers . Although we only knew her a short time, we were always impressed with Barb’s friendly and professional approach to her job. We will miss her presence in our building.

Joseph Rapai

February 20, 2021

It is with deep sadness to lose Ethel as a friend , a vibrant, good soul, She brought joy , strength, and that Hungarian charm to every occasion. We will deeply miss Ethel,
Joseph and Joe Rapai .

Lorrie Varga

February 19, 2021

“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.”

Cindy Barmes

February 19, 2021

I worked with Barb. I will always remember her kind words, compassion for others and true spirit of positive energy.
Barb will be missed greatly.
My privilege was knowing you, Barb. Rest peacefully, my friend

Connie Venturin

February 19, 2021

My deepest condolences to Ethel's family. I worked with Ethel for only a few years but had the privilege of getting to know her for that brief period. She was a lovely and kind person and I will miss her deeply.

Tracy Thynne

February 18, 2021

I'm so sorry to receive this news about Ethel. I worked with her for many years and we shared a lot of laughs during that time. I know how much she loved and cared for Eric, Kevin and Clinton. My condolences to everyone.