Remembering Sherona Johnson-Hall
Date: Tuesday, January 09 @ 14:02:32 MST
Topic: Black Habits Articles


8 JANUARY 2007 Sherona Johnson-Hall, Toronto’s beloved matriarch of community activism and social justice, passed away late Saturday night, December 30.

At the age of only 59, her decades of tireless organizing, campaigning, personal sacrifice and boundless generosity leave an unforgettable legacy for thousands of people in Toronto, Jamaica, across Canada and around the world. She is survived by her son Lowell Ruddy Hall, 38, of Toronto, as well her brothers in the U.S. and Jamaica.

Lowell warmly invites everyone whom Sherona touched with her love and friendship to join him in saying farewell to his mother and celebrating her life’s work on Thursday and Saturday at the following locations:

THURSDAY EVENING NINE NIGHT (JAMAICAN PASSING RITUAL)
Jamaican-Canadian Association
995 Arrow Road (south of Finch), Toronto
7:00 pm
Thursday January 11
For more information: (416) 656-2232

SATURDAY MORNING FUNERAL SERVICE
Highland Funeral Home
3280 Sheppard Avenue East (east of Warden), Scarborough
10:00 am
Saturday January 13
For more information (416) 773-0933

SATURDAY AFTERNOON PROCESSION
Highland Funeral Home to Crematorium
After the service

SATURDAY EVENING MEMORIAL
Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil Street, Toronto
4:00 pm
Saturday January 13
More information: (905) 231-1946 or (416) 656-8802

Sherona loved flowers. Please send all flowers to Highland Funeral Home at 3280 Sheppard Avenue East. Thank you!





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