Iona Leonard Ayoub
1929 - 2017
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Iona Ayoub (née Leonard) at the Lakeshore General Hospital on November 4 at the age of 87.
Iona was predeceased by her husband Nicholas Ayoub, and is survived by her loving children Nicki Lynn, Jimmy (Lyne), Nicky (Cyndi) and Joey (Quynh), grandchildren Evan, Arielle, Niko, Emma Lan, Malu, Nora, and several great-grandchildren.
Iona was born on December 9, 1929 in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. She met her husband, jazz musician Nicholas Ayoub, and they were married in 1951. Iona dedicated herself to raising her 4 children and was a loving, selfless mother always present in their lives.
She will be sadly missed by her family and is in peace now after a lengthy struggle with her illness.
Special thanks to her caregivers, Geneviève Bélanger, Dr. Dardashti & Caroline Carignan of CLSC St-Louis, and the visiting inhalation therapists of Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. George Orthodox Church, or to the charity of your choice, would be appreciated.
The family will receive relatives and friends at :
|Friday||November 10, 2017||6:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||November 11, 2017||9:00 AM to 9:30 AM|
Funeral will take place on November 11, 2017 9:30 AM at the following address: 1255 Beaumont Ave, Montréal, QC H3P 0A1 - in the complex parlor. Thence to Mount Royal Cemetery, after which a Mercy Meal will be held at Rest. La Sirène on Dresden & Jean Talon in TMR.