Faith Vais (née Boyes) 1933-2018
Surrounded by love and accompanied by many through her brief illness, Faith passed away peacefully at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare in Bracebridge Ontario, on Friday July 27, 2018. Faith was the devoted wife of George Vais for almost 61 years.
Adored by her children and grandchildren: Tom, Heather, Brett and Elizabeth; Chris (predeceased), Susan and Clare; Nancy, Lyndon (Brown), Nelson and Jenna; Michelle (Thompson), Hunter and Cassidy.
Beloved sister and sister-in-law to: Trevor and Mary Jean; Graydon and Irene; Neil (predeceased) and Betty Kay; Malcolm and Lee; Gwen and Jim Sitler; Elizabeth and Garth Dynes; Ian and Bonnie; Velis and Cheryl Vais; Tim and Helen Vais.
Cherished aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Our gratitude and appreciation to the nurses and staff at SMMH and Dr. Ken Hotson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. David’s Memorial Fund c/o Dave Hudson 1017 Lambert Rd., Bracebridge ON P1L 1X1 or the charity of your choice.
Faith was dearly loved and had given much love. She was really one of those rare people who was able to light up any room she entered. Faith was accepting of all, judge of none and champion of young people.
A funeral service will be held at St. David’s Presbyterian Church, Vankoughnet on Tuesday July 31, 2018 at 12:00 noon, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Horst officiating. Immediately following the service, a reception will be held at the Village Square, 1198 Vankoughnet Road, Vankoughnet.
Visitation will take place on Monday July 30th at Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Taylor Road, Bracebridge from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
A celebration of Faith’s life will take place at Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre St., Thornhill in the fall. Date and time TBA.