Obituary: Jean Donald (Tri Psi)

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Donald (Jacobs), Jean Mary
Passed away peacefully at her home with her family at her side on February 24, 2013. Survived by her loving daughters Tara, Rhoda and Norma and predeceased by her parents, sister Audrey Wymes and husband George Jacobs. She will be sadly missed by her sister Norma McCully, grandsons Dalton Lordly and Ashwin Gowland, granddaughter Terri Klinck, son-in-law Bill Gowland, future son-in-law Robin Manser, many nieces and nephews and future grand-daughters Candice and Nickee Manser.  Fondly remembered by her special long-time friends Ester Stock and Lorraine Nicol and Tri Psi (Tri Delta Sorority) members. Jean grew up in Lachine, Quebec but lived most of her life in Toronto raising her family.  Jean served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a peacetime radar operator, was Housekeeping Supervisor at Toronto General Hospital and after retirement, pursued an English Degree at the University of Toronto. To honour Jean’s wish for a Scottish Wake, please join the family in sharing memories on Sunday March 3rd from 1:00-6:00p.m at her home in Toronto (email for details). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favourite animal shelter.

2 Responses to “Obituary: Jean Donald (Tri Psi)”

  1. Carmelina Avatar

    What sad news. I will always remember her cheerful disposition at Tri Psi events and her spunky attitude. Jean, you will be missed.

  2. Lusy Solichin Avatar
    Lusy Solichin

    Very sad indeed. Our TriPsi sisters were there at Jean’s Scottish wake: Olive, Jocette, Eileen, Lawrie+husband David, Sharon and myself. There were funny stories conveyed by Rhoda, Jean’s daughter. Tara , Jean’s Tridelta daughter, from USA was there too. Jean had a unique personality. Jean, you will be missed by your TriPsi sisters!

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