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55 Charing Cross Street
Brantford, ON N3R 2H4
Phone: 519-753-8655
Fax: 519-753-1195
Karen  Hunks

Karen Lynne Hunks

Monday, April 23rd, 1962 - Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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HUNKS, Karen Lynne - With extreme sorrow, Karen’s family announces her peaceful passing at the Stedman Community Hospice in her 58th year, surrounded by her cherished family on Tuesday August 13, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved daughter of Bob (2011) and Gert. Loving sister of Philip (Janice) of Stoney Creek, Patti (Greg) Teasdall, Linda (Darin), Janice, Bob (Jacklyn) of Brantford, Mary Adams of Ajax and Dr. Bill (Yuqi) of Powell, Ohio. Karen adored her eighteen nieces, nephews and her great niece. Karen often had special treats for them. She enjoyed taking cruises and trips abroad but, for the most part, led a tranquil home life style. She spent many happy hours baking and preserving chili sauce, pickles, jam and hand-picked strawberries. She was an avid card player and always ready for a fun, yet competitive game of euchre. Karen was a dedicated and loyal post office manager at Shoppers on Fairview Drive for many years. The family would like to thank the LHIN / Outreach team at the Brantford General Hospital and the Stedman Community Hospice, the Bayshore nurses (especially Eva and Mark), the Juravinski Cancer Centre and Dr.Cicoria for their compassionate care. Many thanks to Karen’s siblings, Aunt Wilma, Aunt Jean and Karen’s long-time friend and travel companion Louise for their strong support. Friends will be received at the TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford, on Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. with Parish Prayers at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 9 Waverly Street on Monday at 2:00 pm. Interment at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Stedman Community Hospice, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dennis Toll Funeral Home
    55 Charing Cross St.
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    Parish Prayers Sunday evening at 700 pm.
  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Dennis Toll Funeral Home
    55 Charing Cross St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Parish Prayers Sunday evening at 700 pm.
  • Service

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, August 19th, 2019 2:00pm
    St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church
    9 Waverly St.
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    Fr. John Redmond
  • Interment

    St. Joseph's Cemetery
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  • Reception

    Charing Cross Reception Suites
    63 Charing Cross St.
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Linda Hunks

Posted at 09:40am
Karen the euchre tournament in heaven doesn't stand a chance with you & dad as partners again. Kick butt. You will be missed. Love Linda,Darin & Lindsay Xo

Patti Teasdall

Posted at 09:29am
Karen you fought a long hard tough battle but you are now at peace. I will cherish all the memories of you and hold them close to my heart. You will be forever missed as my sister, sister-in-law , aunt and great aunt. Rest in peace💕🙏

Colleen Heron

Posted at 11:29am
Dear Mrs. Hunks and Karen's family....
My deepest sympathy in the loss of your daughter , sister , aunt, friend. She is resting peacefully in the arms of our Lord.
God Bless you all as you say goodbye to your precious loved one. I will keep you all in my prayers.
Colleen McMahon - Heron

Sandra McLaughlin Posted at 12:52pm

To the entire Hunks family you our all in my every thought .. prayer & sending you all of my love to you for a enternity Karen is a very lovely lady & I am truly grateful to have pretty much lived at your house throughput the years tons of wonderful memories to cherish ♥️May the angels lead your sister daughter aunt & my friend in blessed to have known such a amazing lady & family Love Sandra McLaughlin - McMahon thinking of you all so much XoXo

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