Obituary for Amanda Catherine Kisielewski
CARD OF THANKS - Our family would like to offer our heartfelt thanks to all of our family, friends and neighbours for their many acts of kindness, expressions of sympathy and support. To Amanda’s pallbearers, her Godparents Cindy and Dale Perrodou, Godfather Chris Pajor, cousins Greg Pajor, Anthony Perrodou and Ed and Linda Crawford, we are sincerely grateful for all that you have done. A special thanks to Father Peter Ciallella of Blessed Sacrament Church, Burford for your prayers and officiating a beautiful Mass. We offer our sincere appreciation to the church choir and organist Charles Santos for your musical tributes. Our deepest thanks to the Blessed Sacrament Church Hall Ladies and the South Brant Lioness Club for a delicious luncheon. We wish to express our gratitude and thanks to the Scotland Fire Department First Response Unit. Also thank you to Meghan, Hugh and staff at the Dennis Toll Funeral Home for your compassion, kindness and guidance shown to our family throughout this difficult time. To all the staff and senior residents at St. Elizabeth Health Care, Toronto, and all the staff and patrons of Frankie’s, we are truly blessed for the love and support you have shown Amanda over these past years and have extended onto our family. Yes, she was our Amanda but she was your Amanda too.
“Do your little bit of good where you are, it’s those little bits of GOOD put together that OVERWHELM the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Amanda on July 9, 2017 at the age of 31 years. Beloved daughter of Ed and Cathy (nee Crawford). Loving sister of Stephen, Andrew, and Alexandra. Best friend of Kenrick Anderson. Granddaughter of Helen Crawford and the late Donald Crawford and the late Walter and Sophie Kisielewski. Fondly remembered by her Godson Linus Careswell. Amanda will be deeply missed by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Amanda will forever be in the hearts of “Frankie’s Girls” and “Country’s” Friends. Amanda worked at Saint Elizabeth Health Care, Toronto, where she was known among her co-workers as always being positive, happy and overall an amazing human being. She was a ray of light in the life of everyone that knew her, and the memories of her will keep her light from burning out. Family and friends will be received at the DENNIS TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. with vigil prayers being recited that evening at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held on Saturday July 15, 2017 at Blessed Sacrament Church, 181 King Street, Burford at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Trillium