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Paul O’Connor Funeral Home

1939 Lawrence Ave. E, Scarborough, ON

OBITUARY

Margaret Mary Shushkevich

June 24, 1927September 8, 2020

Margaret Mary Shushkevich - passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of John (Rosy) and Mary Lou (Rick). Cherished grandmother of Kelly, Nicole, Jonathan and Michael. Visitation will be held at Paul O'Connor Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto M1R 2Y8 on Tuesday, September 15th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Lawrence the Martyr Church, 2210 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto M1P 2P9 on Wednesday, September 16th at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Scarborough Health Network Foundation - General Site.

COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS The Bereavement Authority of Ontario has mandated: • Permitted gathering sizes inside a building for funeral visitation and chapel services, will be up to 30% of the maximum room capacities (excluding funeral staff) while maintaining the six foot physical distancing rule. • The Funeral Home staff will be responsible for monitoring these numbers and will be collecting contact information from each visitor, as per the Health Authority’s guidelines. For the visitation on Tuesday the room will accommodate a total of 23 people and will be monitored as guests come and go. For the funeral mass on Wednesday the church will accommodate 90 people in total.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Burial

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Memories

Margaret Mary Shushkevich

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Bev Stoddart (Waddell)

September 17, 2020

Dear John and Mary Lou and your families. We were so sorry to hear about you mom’s passing. Your mom was like a second mom to us as kids and she was such a wonderful friend to our mom.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Bev Chris Blair Paula and Bill

Josie & David Grundy

September 15, 2020

Dearest John & Rosy, our deepest condolences to you and your family. Through this difficult time our thoughts are with you god bless.

Josie&Dave Grundy and Family

Lisa Follows

September 14, 2020

Mrs. Shushkevich was always a delight. Pleasant, smiling, supportive, loving. A friend to her daughter, MaryLou, Mrs. Shushkevich always made me feel welcome and loved. A calm and peaceful voice in every circumstance and event, she beamed with love when she spoke of her husband, children and grandchildren. I will miss her and I'm grateful to have had her in my life. Sleep well Mrs. S.! xoxo

Douglas and Rosalind MacKenzie

September 14, 2020

Dear John and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. You often spoke fondly of your mother when we have met, and we know there will be a void in your families lives. We want you to know we are thinking about you and wish you and yours peace at this difficult time.

Greg Shand

September 14, 2020

John and MaryLou I would like to offer my condolences to you and your families. Auntie Margaret as we called her was always very kind and nice to us as I remember and a true friend of Mom(Joan). I was sad to hear of her passing. She lived a long and wonderful life.
May she rest in peace.

Lois Lucifora

September 9, 2020

I met Margaret about 4 years ago. Margaret is and always be remembered as a loving soul. I feel honored to have met such a wonderful person. You have left a large imprint on my heart.

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