In Memory of




Obituary for Maria Rose Darrer

September 8th, 1939 to April 7th, 2020

Maria Darrer (nee Kerr), passed away on April 7th, 2020 at Ouellette Campus of WRH with family by her side. Devoted wife of 59 years to Gerry (Robert). Loving mother of Leo Darrer (Bermuda), Kelly and Frank Scotti (South Africa) Jackie and Mike Grinnell (Ottawa). Proud grandma of Tierney Grinnell (Ottawa), Ines and Jeri Scotti (South Africa) and Michael, Nathalie, and Ava Powney (Windsor). Predeceased by parents Leo and Alice Kerr, and brothers Joseph and Christopher Kerr. Sister to Joan Kerr (Toronto), Terence and Didi Kerr (Texas), Leo Kerr (Australia), Brian Kerr (Toronto). Survived by nieces and nephews, and many beloved cousins across the world. A proud immigrant to this country and city she loved so much, Maria was actively involved in her community and helped many strangers and friends find their way. She will be remembered fondly by all those who knew her and deeply missed by her family, friends, and neighbours. Many heartfelt thanks to the staff at all 3 campuses of WRH, who cared for her over the last month and in these very trying times. Your courage and compassion is to be commended. Cremation services were held.


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