Lili Purves (nee Tuomisto) of Innisfil, Ontario passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, IOOF Unit, in Barrie on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of late husbands John Grenier and Albert Purves. Predeceased by her parents Erkki Tuomisto and Vieno Kuivasmaki, step-mother Eini Tuomisto and brothers Asseri Tuomisto and Eero Tuomisto and half-brother Timo Tuomisto.
Loving and cherished mother of Louise Grenier (Tom Carlos) and Linda Grenier (Harry Lush). Sadly missed by her sister Viena Whalley (Robert Tumey), sister-in-laws Aini Tuomisto and Eeva Tuomisto and half-sisters and half-brothers in Finland, Kaarina (Raimo), Leila (Leo), Maija-Liisa (Taito), Tarja (Markku), Rauno (Suvi-Paivikki), Ilpo and Harri. Lili will also be missed by all of her nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. She touched so many lives with her beautiful smile and kind and loving heart. She was truly loved by all.
The family wishes to extend a very special thank you to all of Lili's doctors and nurses at RVH specialized seniors care and IOOF unit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
There will be an online funeral service which will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. Sadly due to COVID-19 only immediate family is allowed to attend the funeral. On the day of the service there will be a "click here to watch service" link at the top of the Funeral's home page.