Marie-Francoise Scrafield

Obituary of Marie-Francoise Scrafield

Our beloved mother passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 14th, 2017, at the Houses of Providence. Born in Antwerp, Belgium January 28, 1922, Francoise married her Canadian soldier, “Bert”, (Albert Scrafield, d: 2003), in 1945, before sailing to Canada as a war bride. Her strong commitment to her faith and family, guided her through thick and thin, charting her course as she strove to rise above every challenge. She is lovingly remembered by her children Serge (Florence), Eric (Janet), Marie-Claire Roche (Geoffrey) and Anne Goulart (Ruben), as well as 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandsons . “Biche” is survived by her sister Therese Bia and brother Ignace Cols in Belgium, as well as countless nieces and nephews around the globe. Predeceased by her brothers Simon, Roger and Thierry. She will forever be remembered as a beautiful, elegant, creative and devoted mother. Funeral mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church, 24 Cheritan Ave., on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11am. Reception to follow. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Condolences