April 23, 1925 – January 17, 2020
Sophie Hegele (nee: Malinowsky)
Passed away peacefully on January 17, 2020 in her 95th year at Michael Garron Health Centre Toronto.
Predeceased by her husband Rudolf. Loving mother of Robert and his wife Katherine, Richard and his wife Heather. She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Christian, Charlotte, Arden (Patrick), Paul (Emily), Rose (Nikhil) and also survived by her great granddaughter Maud.
Sophie immigrated to Canada in 1949 from Russia and was predeceased by her parents Ivan and Pauline, as well as her 2 brothers. She was married to Rudolf in 1955 and enjoyed 50 years together before he passed away.
Visiting will be held at the Kane-Jerrett North York Funeral Home (6191 Yonge St. south of Steeles Ave.) on Saturday February 1, 2020 from 1:00 pm until time of the memorial service which will be held at 2:00 pm.
Cremation has taken place.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
- Memorial Visitation Saturday, February 1, 2020
- Memorial Service Saturday, February 1, 2020
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February 5, 2020
I met Grandma Sophie once, but it was a memorable meeting. She struck me as full of energy and vitality, and as someone who wasn't afraid to be herself and speak her mind. Thinking of Rose and family, and sending love.
January 27, 2020
We remember Sophie as someone keenly interested in the world around her. A person who always had time to sit down and engage in discussion with me and those around her. She was an interested listener who sought out the opinions and stories of others.
Sophie was a great friend to me. I especially enjoyed my travels with her to New York and Rochester. We had great fun and much laughter.
Her visits to the West Coast - not only Vancouver, but also to Savary Island - were always appreciated.
We always looked forward to Sophie's visits to the West Coast - she will be deeply missed.