Mrs. Jessie Benedict

09-Dec-1934 - 01-Jan-2021

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory


Jessie passed peacefully at the North York General Hospital on Friday, January 1, 2021 in her 86 years of age. She was born on December 9, 1934 in Jaffna, Srilanka and lived in Toronto, Canada.

She is the beloved daughter of late Michaelpillai and Mariapillai Joseph. Loving wife of Anton Benedict. Daughter-in-law of late Joseph & Maria Benedict. Her precious children, Timothy (Mercia), Lucy (Newton), Noeline (Greg), Assumpta (Christie) and Julian (Sylvia), will forever remember her. She is also fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Dorin, James, Rachel, Ashley, Rosalie & Megan. She is the sister of late Hector (Kamala) and Anton (Vasanthi) and the sister-in-law of late James, Pearly, Malar, and Quintus.

Due to Covid restrictions, attendance at the service will be by invite only.

A Livestream of the Funeral Service will begin at 9:15 a.m., On Friday January 8, 2021

A Livestream of the Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m., On Friday January 8, 2021

Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Highland Funeral Home - Scarborough

    Event Times:

    08-Jan-2021 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Funeral Service

    Highland Funeral Home - Scarborough

    Event Times:

    08-Jan-2021 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Burial

    Highland Memory Gardens

    Event Times:

    08-Jan-2021 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Posted by Cathy & Tim Haynes | 09-Jan-2021

Our deepest condolences and sympathies to Julian and the rest of the family. Eternal rest grant unto Jessie, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. God bless.

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Posted by Tony DiGiacinto | 08-Jan-2021

We pass on our deepest condolences to the Benedict family for your loss. Our prayers are with you, your family and your mother on this day. May she rest in peace. Tony and Tatiana

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