Pope, Freida Doreen
Born in Brampton, ON in 1934, passed away suddenly at the Ottawa Heart Institute on December 24, 2020. Loving wife of 65 years to Edward Franklin Pope. Survived by husband Frank, children Stephen (Ottawa), Timothy (Hamilton), and Timothy’s family Marci Vernon, and their children Jack and Claire Vernon-Pope.
After a short career teaching elementary school, first in a one room rural school in Peel County and then in 2 city schools in Guelph, Doreen married and moved out of the Brampton area. Never entirely leaving the schoolteacher’s practice and attention, Doreen was housewife, mother, family historian, feminist, and life-long admirer of Leonard Cohen and Rita McNeil. She was an active member of the Bell’s Corners United Church. A burial will be held in the Spring at Bells Corners Union Cemetery. Condolences and tributes may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com
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