OBITUARY

William Edward McConkey

October 17, 1933October 4, 2020

William went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Ajax Pickering Rouge Valley Hospital in his 87th year. He leaves behind his loving wife Margaret of 67 years. He will be greatly missed by his children James (Linda), Michael (Susan), Mark (Brenda), Patrick, Glenn, and Mary (Jeff). Cherished grandfather of Adam, Stephanie, Justin, Christopher, Erin, Jenna, Matthew, Ryan and James. Loving great-grandfather of Joshua, Aislin, Chelsea and Brandon. William will be sadly missed by Maureen McConkey as they continued to have a very close relationship. He will be forever remembered by extended family and friends. Visitation will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 2-4 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 at St. Maria Goretti Parish, 717 Kennedy Road, Scarborough at 11 am. Please remember to wear a mask when joining us at the funeral home and church and follow the social distancing guidelines. During visitation the maximum amount of people in the visitation suite is 30 people. If you arrive and we are at maximum capacity you will be asked to wait outside until space becomes available for you. The church will accommodate a maximum of 98 attendees. Please be prepared to provide your name and telephone number when you enter. Please kindly leave a condolence message for the family below.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 9, 2020

Memories

William Edward McConkey

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Jana and Ken McDougall

October 20, 2020

We were lucky enough to be neighbours to this lovely couple, Marg and Bill. A kind gentle man always ready for a chat is what we will remember. RIP Bill.

Kevin McConkey

October 8, 2020

I will miss you Uncle Bill, your smile was always so welcoming. I always loved when we would go to your house in the big city. I loved watching you, your brothers and sisters get together, you guys showed us all what a family was all about. The joking, the laughing and the love. Rest in peace Uncle Bill and please say hi to my dad for me, I know he will be waiting for you.

Rita Munro

October 8, 2020

Dear Marg and family
So sorry about Bill .He was an exemplary gentleman
and such an inspiring catholic,admired by all who
knew him.
This is such a difficult time but you are supported
in prayer and now surely have a new advocate in
heaven .
God bless all of you
Love Rita

Grace Beardsworth

October 7, 2020

Dearest Marg. Eric and I are so very sorry to hear of Bills passing. He was such a wonderful husband and friend. He will surely be missed by all your family. Knowing that Bill is no longer suffering and now in the arms of the lord is a great comfort to all. God Bless
Love Eric and Grace Beardsworth🙏🙏

Rangari Peiris

October 7, 2020

Please accept my warmest condolences in the passing of your beloved dad, Glenn. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. May his soul Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory!

Mark Ziedenberg

October 7, 2020

Mary, Jeff, Jenna, Matthew and James. We are so so sorry to hear about the passing of Mary's dad William. We know Mary was close with him and spent much time visiting and caring for him. Amazing that he was a great grandfather, as well as father and grandfather to so many. Our sincerest condolences to you all.
Jill and Mark Ziedenberg

Glenn McConkey

October 7, 2020

My Dad was a great man of patience who was loved by everyone he meet. We had a digital clock in his room that frooze at 4:26 am on October 4th the day we lost him. My Dad was waiting for the angels to bring him on his journey to heaven. I love you Dad your memory will always be in my heart and I know I will see you again.....

Terry Reeder

October 7, 2020

My sincerest condolences to the entire family on the loss of Mr. M. He was a wonderful family man and will be greatly missed. Please know that I'm thinking of you all.

Love, Terry

Jack and Jan Humphries

October 6, 2020

We were so sad to hear that Bill has passed on. Such a wonderful man: father, husband, son, friend and community service worker. He and Marg raised a great family, who we are sure will miss him terribly. He will be also be missed by all who knew him and his memory will live on. ((((HUGS)))) to all the family. Be safe during these Covid times. Xxxx

Barbara & Dave Conroy

October 6, 2020

I have nothing but good memories of Uncle Bill and Aung Marg. Love spending time at their place when I was young. Although I am not able to attend the service we send our love and prayers to you all.

FROM THE FAMILY

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