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Mettelia Ferguson

Mettelia Ferguson (Reid)

Friday, February 15th, 1935 - Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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Obituary

Mettelia Leanne Ferguson (a.k.a. Miss Girlie)

Beloved wife of the late Sidney Augustus Ferguson (July 22 2016). She peacefully passed away surrounded by family at 85 years of age.

She was born in Mitchell Town, Jamaica to father Rufus Anthony Reid and mother Ellen G Smith on February 15 1935.

She will be sadly missed by her children Melford Lambert, Sandra Ferguson- La Rosa (Antonio La Rosa) Cleve O. Ferguson, Peter C. Ferguson (Amber Wales) Debbie Ferguson- Naylor (Robert Naylor) Jewel Ferguson- Mason (Trevor Mason)
Grandchildren Collis Lambert, Jabari Lambert, Iheoma Lambert, Tessa Marie Sharman, Sydney Ferguson, C.J. Ferguson, Mettelia Claire Naylor, Alexandria Naylor, Lianna Mason, Joshua Mason.

Our mother was one of the strongest, most hardworking and smartest person we knew with a kindness to match. She lived a life of service to her family and community.

The family is asking for donations to be made to the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Center, in lieu of sending flowers .
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Prince of Peace Catholic Church
    Address
    265 Alton Towers Circle
    SCARBOROUGH, ON M1V 5E3
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    Notes
    The provincial government has restricted church capacity to 30% of the churches full capacity. Please be very mindful of social distancing within Prince of Peace Roman Catholic Church.

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Raven Skyye

Posted at 09:59am
Aunt Girlie, as she is known to some, has always made us feel welcome when we would go to her home for a visit. Whether it was for a summer BBQ, Christmas or birthday celebration, she would always make sure that everyone was having a good time. This is what we will most remember you for, your kindness, your commitment and fierce love of family. We will surely miss you. May the love of God be with you through all eternity. RIP.
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Myrna and Reginald Waterman

Posted at 09:33pm
We are delighted that Mettelia came into our lives. She was so wisdom-filled and driven and was always ready to share a story from a wide range of disciplines. She was an avid gardener and took pride in her flowering plants. She passionately loved family and community and we truly got to know her deeply as we travelled together to many parts of Europe. She has left for us a great legacy – one built on hard work and determination. Illumined by perpetual light, may she rest in peace and rise in glory.
CM

Carl Marshall

Posted at 01:16pm
From Carl Marshall and Family
It was a pleasure and honour to have known Mettelia. Even though I met her only 12 or so years ago, it did not take me long to realise that she was a unique individual who loved her family and cared very much for her friends. What I admired most about her was her lack of "airs". What you saw was what you got, and that was a confident lady of quality. She will be missed by all who knew her but will never be forgotten.
Sincere sympathies to all her family.

Carl Marshall and Family
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Tessa Bair

Posted at 09:52pm
Mommy Ferguson has left many gifts to this earth. She was a woman ahead of her time: a savvy business person, a leader, a humanitarian and a sage. But I will remember her most for her passionate love for, and devotion to, her family. She was an adored and revered matriarch, who bestowed upon her children a fiery pride, an unshakable, loving connection and a commitment to hard work and accomplishment. She loved her Jamaica to her very core and brought it’s values to this country. I will remember, with great fondness, the mischievous twinkle in her eyes, knowing, that she is watching over her flock. Sleep well sweet and sassy Mommy Ferguson.
 
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Allen Posted at 03:18pm

TO THE FERGUSON FAMILY Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mrs. Ferguson (Miss Girlie). May loving memories ease your loss and bring comfort. Our hearts and thoughts remain with you as you mourn. -Al and Maureen Allen
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