Virginia Hosack

Obituary of Virginia Hosack

Our hearts are broken.... it is with great sadness that we announce Virginia Marion Hosack who passed away peacefully surrounded by love on Tuesday Feb 4th, 2020, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Mark Hosack (2011). Loving mother of Dave Barnewall (Terry), Nancy Shaw (Jim), Connie Dame (Roy), Don Leroux (Sue), late Maggie Lesperance (Julian), Debi Lee (Randy), step-mother of late Randy Hosack (Pat), Sheryl Grimsbold (Gary), Mark Hosack (Shellie), and Jeff Hosack (Cathy). Virginia was the daughter of the late Harold and Bessie Barnewall (nee Dignean). She is survived by her only sibling, sister Barb Cunningham (Jake) from Essex, Ross Barnewall (Doris), Bryce Barnewall (Helen), Ruth Verhulst (Carl), Betty Dennis, Carrol Towns (George), and Newt Barnewall (Jackie). Beloved aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and adored Nana. Virginia worked hard all of her life, but her main job was taking care of her family. Virginia loved life and laughter, she was happiest when spending time with family and friends. Virginia enjoyed golfing, curling, playing cards, fishing and boating with the love of her life "papa". She faced all of life's challenges with grace, humour, resilience and strength, she was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her. A tiny little lady with a beautiful smile, a backbone of steel, and a heart of gold. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be at a later date. Donations made in memory of Virginia to the Salvation Army would be appreciated. Thank you to the Village on the Ridge for their awesome care and compassion. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinlay Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left at
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