We share the passing of Negma Bissada. She passed away peacefully on January 3, 2020, surrounded by her sons and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Negma was born in Egypt on November 11, 1918. She married the love of her life Kaddis Bissada in 1937, and they shared 3 loving sons, Nabil (Samia), Kadry (Mona) and Yousry (Marcelle). Negma’s legacy includes 11 grandchildren: Vivian, Sally, Nancy, Pauline, Mary-Anne, Mark, Christine, Amy, Andrew, Timothy, Misty. As well as 9 great-grandchildren: Mikayla, Nabila, Nicolas, Naomi, Joshua, Hannah, Eden, Luke and Samya.
Negma is survived by her sister Marie and her children Hany (Viola), Maged (Lucy) and Manal (Karam).
We give our deepest appreciation to Georgette Demian for her love and caring of Negma for the last 10 years. Georgette was the daughter Negma never had, her love for her is not underestimated.
Negma lived to almost 102 years! We rejoice her life and memories as we celebrate her welcoming home to her saviour, and reunited with her love in heaven after 20 years apart.
Negma’s prayers and blessings on all who knew her will never be forgotten and will carry on for our lifetimes. Our love for her and her legacies will carry forever.
Family and friends will be received at The Simple Alternative Funeral Home, 1057 Brock Road, PICKERING (905-686-5589) on Tuesday, January 7, 6-9 PM. Funeral service will be held at St Mary and St John the Beloved, Coptic Church on Kingston Road Pickering on Wednesday, January 8 at 10:00 AM, followed by the burial at Westminster Cemetery, 5830 Bathurst St. A simple reception at the church in Pickering to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Alzheimer's Society is appreciated.