Adina Flanagan (nee Eck), of Burlington, Ont., passed away peacefully Dec. 25, 1998 at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, following a sudden illness, in her 80th year.
Dena shared 61 years of her life as the wife of John, where together they lived in Fort Frances, Gimli, Blind River, Cochrane, Port Hope, and Burlington.
As well as her husband, Adina leaves her three children, Donna (Robert Terry) of Waterdown, Sharon (Ken Johns) of Maxville, and Richard (Anthony Cheng) of Toronto; six grandchildren, Sandra (John) and Glenn (Dawn) of Burlington, Eric (Joanne) of Markham, Susan (Wayne) of Waterdown, Heather of Cornwall, and Brian of Waterloo; and three great-grandchildren, Jordan, Krystal, and Julie.
Adina was predeceased by her sisters, Ella and Leona; and brothers, Henry, Arnold, and Walter.
She is survived by Vicki (Victoria) of Fort Frances and Harold of Downey, Cal.
Dena had a lifelong interest in figure skating, and was the founder of the Blind River Figure Skating Club. She also will be remembered as an avid knitter, quilter, craftsmaker, and loyal member of the WMS and Ladies Aid of Knox Presbyterian Church in Burlington.
Visitation was held at Smith’s Funeral Home (485 Brant St.) in Burlington on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998 from 2 p.m. until time of the Service of Remembrance at 3 p.m.
If desired, donations to the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Foundation in Adina’s memory would be appreciated.