It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Ruth Everist (Hammond) announce her passing on June 7th, 2022 at the age of 93 at The Woodhaven Long Term Care Home in Markham. Beloved wife of Bob for over 69 years, cherished mother of Cathy Vanos (Jack) and Robert Everist (Jane). Loved Grandma of John Vanos (Helen), Laura Hawkins (Matt), Bryce Everist (Karlee), Kristen Hosick (Jon) and Michelle MacDonald (Andrew). Fondly remembered as GGBarb, by great-grandchildren Elena, Jake, Connor, Eleanor, Jackson, Grady, Kennedy, Nolan and Eric. Predeceased by her parents George and Mina Hammond and her sister Marion Russell.
Barb loved life and will be remembered for her sense of humour and exhilarating laugh. She and Bob enjoyed many road trips throughout Canada and the U.S.A. Barb especially enjoyed Bed and Breakfast accommodation, as she really enjoyed getting to know the hosts. Barb and Bob valued their many winters in Clearwater, Florida where they loved the warm weather, time with friends and many activities. Barb also enjoyed playing cards, dinner out with friends and fun discussions with her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Barb spent her spare time doing many crafts including, rug hooking, needle point, knitting, crocheting and sewing. She loved watching the Blue Jays.
A private interment will take place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in memory of Barb can be sent to: St. Andrews United Church
32 Main Street North
Markham, ON L3P 1X5