Obituary of Erna Annie Bilinsky
BILINSKY, Erna Anne formally of Fort Erie, passed away at home in Mississauga on Friday, August 30, 2019 at the age of 96. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Born in Springside Saskatchewan, Erna lived in Fort Erie from 1952 to 2009. Erna was very involved in the Fort Erie community and was a Beauty Counsellor Consultant for 52 years. She was an active member of the Central Avenue United Church, UCW, choir and Sunday school. She was also involved in the Home and School and Progressive Conservative party. Erna volunteered in several charities such as Heart & Stroke Canada and The Canadian Cancer Society. Her passions were gardening, baking and spending time with her grandchildren. She moved to Mississauga?s Amica retirement center to be close to family. Erna is predeceased by her loving husband Walter Bilinsky and 9 of her siblings. She will be sadly missed by her sons Thomas Walter Bilinsky of Hamilton and Robert Edward Bilinsky and his wife Lynne of Mississauga. Dear grandmother of David and Amanda. Also survived by her loving brother Nick Schpeley of Brampton and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. The family will receive visitors at the Fort Erie Chapel of the Benner Funeral Home 1105 Benner Avenue on Friday September 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Fort Erie. The Family requests In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Canada.