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Female 1929 - 2007


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  • Birth  7 Oct 1929  Bush Lot Village, Berbice, Guyana, South America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Dorothy Balkissoon 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-404376 
    Died  4 Nov 2007  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  7 Nov 2007  Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I404376  Generations
    Last Modified  11 Aug 2018 

    Family  Jaipersad Balkissoon,   b. 15 Dec 1921, Rose Hall, Berbice, Guyana, South America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 2005, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Welma Balkissoon
     2. Evelyn Balkissoon
     3. Indra Balkissoon
     4. Sandra Balkissoon
     5. Esther Balkissoon
     6. Grace Balkissoon
     7. Samdeo Balkissoon,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F266737  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Dorothy Balkissoon - 1929-2007 - Balkissoon, Dorothy 'Grandma' - On November 4, 2007, grandma bid farewell to her final mission on earth in her 79th year, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, so we celebrate now her final journey to all eternity. She was born on October 7, 1929, in Bush Lot Village, Berbice, Guyana, South America. Dorothy Balkissoon was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother and wife, whose pride was her family. She was a well-respected leader and mentor who contributed greatly to her church community. She was well known as 'grandma' and will be sadly missed by her six children; Welma, daughter in law Barb Persaud, Evelyn and Herman Sugrim, Indra and Mohan Singh, Sandra and Rene Walti, Esther and Ken Kersting and Harry and Grace Jaipersaud; 14 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Jaispersaud (Tawoo), and son Samedo (Rudy). The family will receive friends at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street Cambridge, on Tuesday, November 6, 2007, from 2-4 + 7 -9 pm. Funeral services to be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at 10 am at the funeral home and will continue at 1 pm at Parkview Cemetery and Crematorium, 335 University Avenue East, Waterloo, where the cremation will take place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

      The Record - Nov 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Jalpersad (Tawoo) Balkissoon - Nov 2005.

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Dorothy Balkissoon - Nov 2007.

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 2007 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Nov 2007 - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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