It is with sadness that we announce the death of Eleanor Elizabeth Stryland (nee Coon) of Toronto, in her 95th year, on April 19, 2022. Born in Toronto she was the younger daughter of Burwell and Hilda (Turner) Coon. She is survived by her children: Jim Purvis (Rosemary), BC.; Andrea Purvis (John Bartram), NS; Tim Purvis (Shawn), Toronto and predeceased by son, Richard Purvis, in childhood. She is also predeceased by her first husband Gordon Purvis, her second husband Jan Stryland and her sister Isabel “Tony” Peat.
Eleanor grew up in Toronto and attended Blythwood PS, Lawrence Park Collegiate and the University of Toronto. She spent many a happy summer in Muskoka and enjoyed her travels to places as far away as Russia.
She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Trevor (Rachel Hall), Caitlin and Zoe Purvis (Garth Powell), Ainsley (Chad Langille), Hillary, Kimberley and Richard Bartram; great grandchildren: Aidan, Mailey and Elsa Langille and the newest arrival, Charlie Powell.
A Memorial Visitation will take place Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre (375 Mount Pleasant Rd. Toronto)
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Centres