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55 Mill Street East
Acton, ON L7J 1H4
Phone: 519-853-0350 / 1-877-421-9860
Fax: 519-853-1656
Lila Atkinson

Lila Atkinson

Wednesday, November 8th, 1933 Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

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Obituary for Lila Lorraine Atkinson (Ranney)

Lila Lorraine Atkinson (nee Ranney)
November 8, 1933 – August 3, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lila Lorraine Atkinson on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the age of 85.

Lila was born in Toronto on November 8, 1933 to Cyril and Violet (Bainbridge) Ranney.
Predeceased by loving husband Ray (2015), daughter Karen (2003), son Tim (1997), father Cyril (1965), mother Violet (1999), brother Monte (1953). She leaves to mourn her children Stephen (Myrna), Lynne Abbott (Neil) and Ben (Michaelle), brother Keith (Mairead), grandchildren Corey Atkinson, Trevor, Matthew and Jodie Abbott, Patrick Shortill and Lori Pickering and 7 great-grandchildren.

Friends and family will be received at MacKinnon Family Funeral Home, 55 Mill St. E., Acton on Monday, August 12, 2019 from 11am – 1pm. Funeral service will be held in the chapel at 1pm.
Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Acton.

Those wishing to make donations in memory of Lila may do so to the Alzheimer’s Society or Parkinson Society would be appreciated by the family.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    MacKinnon Family Funeral Home
    55 Mill Street East
    ACTON, ON
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    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    MacKinnon Family Funeral Home
    55 Mill Street East
    ACTON, ON
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    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    1:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Mario Charpentier
  • Interment

    Fairview Cemetery
    Cobble Hill Road
    ACTON, ON
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Sandy Collins

I met Lila several years ago when I became the Manager of the Acton Curves location. She immediately became my favourite early morning member. At the stroke of 8AM, Lila would appear - either Ray dropped her off at the door or you'd see her walking across the parking lot. She was a wonderful and vibrant lady who always had an entertaining story (or two!) to tell us every day. She talked about her family, her childhood and her life in Acton. She had such an engaging way to tell a story, you felt you were part of it. I know she'll be sadly missed by her family, friends and all who were lucky enough to have known her. My sincere condolences for your loss.
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Susan Sheehan

Dear Matt, Becky and family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Atkinson. My thought are with you, and your family, at this time.
Sincerely,
Susan Allan Sheehan
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Leona Cimprich

So sad to say goodbye to the last of my parents' generation. I have a lot of wonderful memories of Aunt Lila. Loved her unique chuckle! Leona
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Heather Weston

Sincere condolences to all the family from Heather Weston. Aunt Lila was a beautiful lady inside & out.
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