Ray Jilks

(1925 - 2007)

Photos Set 1

Photos Set 2

Obituary

Celebration of Life: April 13, 2007

Brain Tumour Information
(my research:external link)

A celebration of a life well lived.

Set 2 of photos

yard clean up
yard clean up
Toronto Bunny
Toronto: Sue Bunny
LPCC choir
LPCC choir
Akela at Church
Akela at Church
yard work
yard work
mom & dad in England
mom & dad in England
dad & dogs
dad & dogs
dad & Jenny
dad & Jenny
boat season starts
boat season starts
shed building
shed building
dock preps
dock preps
Family Photo
Grandpa & Grandpa
church
church goers
Church
Church goers
father, son, dog
father, dog, son

neighbours
neighbours in Toronto

Uncle Dee is on the right

building the dyke
building the dyke
raising the flag
raising the flag
swimming at the Scythes
swimming at the Scythes
dad & dog
dad & dog

kindling
kindling

He was always building something.

boat season
boat season
clearing land
clearing the land
9th?
my 9th?
loving marriage
a loving marriage
building
building
shed
shed construction
bike ride
bike ride
father son
father & son
fishing
fishing

Dad
Dad - 2002 At my wedding

lumberman
lumberman
Akela & son
Akela & son
father & son
father & son
gardening
gardening on Walker Ave
father son
father son
Trip
Trip
inspecting
inspecting
Ray & pets
Ray & adored pets
Fall clean up
Fall clean up
proud parents
proud parents 1979
proud grandfather
proud grandfather 1980
Ray & Bob
Ray & Bob: new boat
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Relaxing BBQ
dad
his garden

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"My dad BBQs in the rain", I told my husband who baulked at the rain.

"Your mother was neat!", was his retort!

The last Thanksgiving dinner they made -2005.

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Faithful companion. Bandy was adopted by a loving couple.

moving day

This was the day dad moved into Gravenhurst Manor.

 

The Manor
Later he said, When you come in the door and look there -does it ever look beautiful: the chair and the lamp. I wanted to get the place looking pretty good.

The Manor
He was proud of his room.

From June to August, 2006

The Manor
Gravenhurst Manor

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Leisureworld: September to February

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wheelchair

He couldn't get around any more. His knees were weak.

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Xmas door decorations

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Palliative care record in which I kept dates and events
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window decorations

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Aunt Adie's Painting-

To make him feel more at home.

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Flowers make a difference
Feb.6
Valentine Decorations

Feb.7
Feb.7

A hooded fleece kept him warm.

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beautiful hands & tea

Brian fed dad his breakfast every day from September to mid-October.

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I fed him dinners from October until January. It was a wonderful time to give him care and loving attention. Often it is hard to make conversation. Having a job to do helped me help him.

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The Muskoka Room

Fluid intake was important. He loved his coffee. Some days he would drink two cups, and two cups of milk.

Mom & Dad

Last update: Mar. 14, 2007