Shastry, Wilma Leonnie (née Rasquinha)

Shastry, Wilma Leonnie (née Rasquinha)

April 10th, 2021

Peacefully passed away at Victoria Hospital, on Saturday, April 10, 2021, Wilma Shastry, of London (formerly of Ottawa), at the age of 68. Beloved wife of Balakrishna Shastry for 47 years. Dear mother of Anil Shastry and Naveen Shastry. Adored Grandma of Cameron and Christian. Daughter of Florence Rasquinha. Sister of Deryl, Salomi, and Ingrid. Predeceased by her father, Joseph Rasquinha. Wilma gave 100 percent to all endeavours that mattered to her. A funeral service was conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Interment took place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Wilma are asked to consider the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada. 

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Gail EllisI send my condolences to you and to your family during this time of sorrow. The Bible gives a real hope and promises that your loved one will soon come back to life in a peaceful paradise on the earth where death will be no more. (John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:4)
Julius Rasquinha SDBMy condolences to you and your family during this time of sorrow. Assuring you of my prayers. Will keep my cousin Wilma in prayers at the Eucharistic Celebration this evening.
Dr Hazel ColasoDeepest condolences to Wilma’s family whom we have never met. Every year when I visited the US , I would call her and chat with her. Unfortunately , this year I didn’t , only to hear the sad news. I pray God gives strength to Shas and the family to bear this loss with fortitude.
Winster and Sharmila RasquinhaBal, Naveen, Naveen and the family, our deepest condolences to you. Wilma was always a very dear cousin to me. I do remember her final dance in Mangalore, Lal Bag, prior to her departure to Canada. Loved the times in Suratkal. Times flew, and later,we had the privilege of meeting her and the whole family in Ottawa!. Rest is peace Wilma, we miss you on this end of eternity.
Winster and Sharmila RasquinhaBal, Naveen, Anil and the family, our deepest condolences to you. Wilma was always a very dear cousin to me. I do remember her final dance in Mangalore, Lal Bag, prior to her departure to Canada. Loved the times in Suratkal. Times flew, and later,we had the privilege of meeting her and the whole family in Ottawa!. Rest is peace Wilma, we miss you on this end of eternity.
Sandra FougereNaveen and family, my deepest condolences to you all.
Sri KanagarajahBal, Naveen, Anil and the family, My deepest sympathies to Wilma's family. I am saddened by the news of the passing of Wilma. Wilma was a great colleague, a nice person, she is always smiling and very cheerful. I had many opportunities to work with her and talk to her on a personal level. She is always engaging and fun to talk to and bounce ideas off. She just retired not long ago and it is sad to hear this news as she didn’t get to enjoy her retirement long enough. She was a wonderful person and we will all miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Malvinder JK and Amrik S. RakhraWe are very deeply saddened to learn the untimely departure of Wilma, but we were were fortunate to have enjoyed her company and friendship for a long time . She was a compassionate and charitable , As a friend, she was wonderful and and to be fun with. As a colleague , she was helpful that Malvinder cannot forget her ever. Wilma you would always be in our hearts and prayers. May God, the almighty, bless her departed soul. Our deepest condolences to Bal, Anil and Naveen.
Dr.Edward RoseMy sincere condolences, to Bal, Anil & Nareen. It was an honor looking after the family. May Wilma Rest In Peace. Great memories. Dr. Rose
Daniela RavindraI have had the privilege of working with Wilma on a number of occasions and always appreciated her dedication to perfection. She was a strong person who got things done. My sincere condolences to her family.
Teresa BuffoneSo sad to hear of Wilma’s passing. I have fond memories of her. May she Rest In Peace. Condolences to the family. Teresa Buffone
Elizabeth AbrahamBal, Anil and Naveen: My deepest sympathies for your loss. Wilma was a wonderful woman, whom I met through work and we became good friends. She exemplified dedication in everything she undertook. Her greatest gift was compassion for those in need and that came through in my life and in my time of need. She always had a listening ear and remembered every detail in a person’s life. She truly cared about people. She was very proud of her boys and her grandsons. I pray for God’s comfort and strength as you grieve her loss.
Patrick DowlingBal, I was very sorry to learn of Wilma's passing. It was always clear how much you cared for one another, and I am sure that Wilma will be deeply missed. Please accept my sincere condolences for you and your family.
Jamie MyrahOn behalf of all of us at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada, we send our most sincere condolences. I'm deeply saddened to learn of Wilma's passing. She had such a beautiful, generous spirit. She will be missed. Wishing you all peace during this difficult time. - Jamie Myrah, Executive Director, PHA Canada
Syra vaz My heat felt condolences to Wilma's family. May she rest in peace. One day we all will meet again. Yours in sorrow, Syra vaz and family in U.S.A.
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