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Anita Hargrove née Anttila

September 22, 1927 - October 21, 2016

Anita Hargrove: September 22, 1927 - October 21, 2016

Service Date: November 2, 2016


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Hargrove, Anita

née Anttila

Retired Teacher OBE


On Friday, October 21, 2016 in her 90th year. Precious mother of Susan Anne Dubreuil and Heather Lauder.  Loving grandmother of Kévin (Anne-Marie), Kelly (Chad), Kris, Kirk and Neil.  Proud great-grandmother of Amelia, Eloise Anita and the already loved anticipated twins. Loved sister of Anja Haavisto (Mikko) and auntie of Warren (Pat).  Daughter of the late Oiva and Amanda Anttila. Predeceased by her brother Paul Anttila (Verna) and nephew Richard.

Anita was a kindergarten teacher for over 30 years, an accomplished piano player, a passionate bridge player, a good mother, a cherished grandmother, and a good friend. She had a zest for everything she pursued in life.

‘Ma’ we will miss you. ‘Mummu’ we will miss you.

  A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean on Wednesday, November 2nd at 11a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Central West Hospice would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made at


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