It looks like you are viewing this on a mobile device. Would you like to use the mobile version? No thanks.
It looks like your device can support the full version of the site. Would you like to view that instead? No thanks.
Email to a friend Tweet This Send to Facebook Share on Google+
Merdella Beckford
May 28, 1930 - October 15, 2015
Return to the Memorial Getting Started Administration Inbox  
Return to Getting Started  
Return to the Memorial Help Extend the Memorial Order a Keepsake Book  
Obituary Eulogy Guestbook Biography Photos Media Life Stories Family Tree Contribute
<div itemprop="description">Merdella Beckford succumbed to her battle with cancer on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Scarborough General Hospital. She was the beloved mother to 6 boys, Roy, Carl, Tony, Clive, Anthony and Ainsley, 2 daughters, Gracelyn and Andrea, as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. <br /> <br /> Merdella was born in Clarendon, Jamaica on May 28th 1930. She was the daughter of Arthur and Essie White. After moving to Canada, Merdella worked as a chef for 15 years. She loved to cook and enjoyed entertaining with her family and friends. Pampering her many grandchildren and great grandchildren was what she loved to do most. She was preceded in death by her father Arthur, mother Essie, husband Syvan and son Roy. <br /> <br />Merdella was greatly loved and will be missed by all. <br /> <br />We may not see her, but we feel her in our hearts.&rdquo; Those we hold closet in our hearts never truly leave us. They live on in the kindness they have shared and the love they brought into our lives.</div>