Eeva Kaarina Ahonen (Oksanen), age 88 years, of Gilbride Road, Fowler passed away peacefully at home on November 17, 2017 with her family by her side.
Eeva was born in Kuortane, Finland on June 02, 1929. Eeva with her beloved husband and 3 children immigrated to Canada in 1963. She was a member of Hilldale Lutheran Church and FELM. Eeva had many loves, talents and specialties close to her heart and all were with family, friends, church and hard work. Eeva leaves us with a lifetime of love and kindness for others, knowledge of many old school life skills and talents that are treasures for all the people who had the pleasure to cross her path. Eeva was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She was every ones Mummu.
Eeva is survived by her sons Matti (Jaana) and Markku (Pamela); grandsons Mikael (Tanya), Micha (Katie) Mintenko, David and Daniel Ahonen; great grandsons Holden and Maddox Mintenko; sisters Martta Oksanen (Finland) and Liisa Oksanen(Canada); nieces Irma Oksanen, Paula Malone and Marita Burhoff.
Eeva was predeceased by her loving husband Pentti, daughter Maj-Lis, parents Edvard and Senja Oksanen (Finland) and 6 brothers and 4 sisters all of Finland.
The family wishes to thank all doctors, nurses and staff of LHIN and Palliative Care Services for the wonderful home support and special thank you to Hilkka for her extra special touch.
Funeral Services for the late Eeva Kaarina Ahonen will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Hilldale Lutheran Church, 321 Hilldale Road, officiated by Rev. Jari Lahtinen. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Hilldale Lutheran Church or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.