HESLIN, Nancy Louise
(Retired teacher/librarian at St. Joseph's High School, Barrie)
Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Mariposa House Hospice on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at the age of 71. Nancy Heslin, of Orillia, beloved wife of Ronan Grogan. Loving mother of Jennifer and Bobby McPhee (Ramara), Sandra and Jason Watt (Fort Langley, BC), Katie and Jeffrey Whitfield (Embrun). Proud Nana of Alexander, Sadie, Amy Rose, Sarah, Charlie, Dylan and Gus. Dear sister of Suzanne Madill and Rita Hinton, both of Orillia.
Mom, nana, sister, auntie, wife, friend, Leafs fanatic, Blue Jays expert, Jamie Lee Curtis doppelgänger, cheerleader for every underdog, burner of all steaks, avid reader, inventor of the egg McNancy, chocoholic, hostess with the mostest, family videographer, Christmas ornament queen, world traveler, beer and popcorn connoisseur, belly laugher, super hugger, golfer, curler, bargain hunter, pool party planner, technologically challenged but always trying. To put it simply, she was our favourite person and we will miss her always!
In light of the current pandemic restrictions, cremation has taken place and a memorial gathering will be held at a later date when it is safe to gather with family and friends. If desired, memorial donations to Parkinson Canada or Mariposa House Hospice would be appreciated and may be made through the Mundell Funeral Home (705) 325-2231.
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