Ethel Henriksen

September 07, 1943 - June 01, 2010 

Ethel Henriksen

September 07, 1943 - June 01, 2010 

Obituary for Ethel Henriksen

HENRIKSEN, Ethel it is with a sad heart that I, James Henriksen, announce the passing of my wife, Ethel McColl Henriksen Nov. 7, 1943 June 01, 2010; Nov. 7, 1943 June 02, 2010 Scottish Time. For those who love, time is eternity. Ethel fought cancer for seventeen years, never complaining. There will be a deep feeling of loss to our children Jacqueline, Pamela, and James; grand-daughter Jacina Dawn Johanson (Vancouver), grandsons Christofer and Joshua Martin (Ajax); Ethel's sister Mrs. Maureen Maher and brother-in-law Mr. Eddie Maher (Scotland), Ethel's brother Billy Neish and wife Yanni (Scotland). I would like to extend gratitude that words cannot express to Dr. Lorne Stephen, family doctor, Oshawa Clinic, Dr. Joseph Chans, McLaughlin Cancer Centre, Dr. Jenifer Knox, Clinical Research, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Dr. Laura Dawson, Radiation Clinic Trials, Princes Margaret Toronto. To the radiation technicians, Princess Margaret Hospital, for their care, their kindness and compassion to my wife Ethel, thank you. To Dr. Dixon, McLaughlin Cancer Centre, for his kindness, compassion and support to my wife Ethel. To Kasie Penny, R.N., McLaughlin Cancer Centre, for the attention, kindness, care, compassion and support, above and beyond, I thank you. To radiation technicians, McLaughlin Cancer Centre, for my wife Ethel, I thank you for your care and attention and kind compassion while working with my wife. To Dr. Wilk, Dr. Devost, and colleagues of Palliative Care, McLaughlin Cancer Centre, thank you for your support, kindness and understanding. For Ethel, I thank you. To Central East Community Care Access Centre and Durham Care Partners Trena Alberti and the Green Team, Gail Edgar, R.N., Debbie Shone, R.N., Tracy Boullion, R.N. and Rit R.N., for their kindness, compassion, care and support to my wife Ethel. They are the epitome of the nursing profession. They gave me the strength to keep going. My eternal thanks to occupational therapist Pam. Thank you for your compassion. Anyone wishing to donate in Ethel's name to Durham Care Partners would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

Funeral Details: My wife Ethel did not want a funeral. Cremation will be carried out through the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, who I thank for their professionalism and care of my wife.

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