Terence Ignatius Lawrie Kingston, Ontario Obituary

Terence Ignatius Lawrie

<p>LAWRIE, (CD) Terence Ignatius (Terry, T.I.) - Born on July 31, 1943, in Toronto. Following a lengthy illness, he passed away at KHSC in his 80th year with his wife by his side on Monday, June 26, 2023. Loving husband of Boniface (Bonnie) (nee Germaine) for 54 years. He is survived by his brother, Robert. Predeceased by his parents, John and Mary (nee O'Connell), brothers Donald, James, and John and sisters Frances, Katherine, and Rosemarie. Terry will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, and dear friends. </p><p><br></p><p>Terry was a fiercely proud member of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals from the time he was selected to enlist as an Apprentice Signaller in 1960 (9th Intake, Echo 32), through his disability release in 1979, and until his passing: "Once a Signaller, Always a Signaller!" He served in Kingston (1962 - 1965 and 1970 - 1979, Cyprus (1965 - 1966), and Germany (1967 - 1970). After retirement, Terry worked for a Canada Post subcontractor and for the Corps of Commissionaires. </p><p><br></p><p>Thanks to Burton Thompson, Direct Cremation Services, for his very kind and compassionate assistance. Cremation has taken place.</p><p><br></p><p>A funeral Mass to be officiated by Padre M. Burke will be held on Tuesday, July 18, at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Chapel, 35 Lundy's Lane, CFB Kingston (in the Personnel Married Quarters (PMQ) area). Food and beverage to follow, thanks to kind assistance from family, friends, and Chapel volunteers. </p><p><br></p><p>Thanks also to Dr. Brian Farnell, Dr. Murray Matangi, Ms. Christine Cipolla, the doctors of KHSC, Ms. Melodie Bowes, Ms. Marsha Mair, the staff of Veterans Affairs Canada, Frontenac Paramedic Services, and all the staff of Connell 3 and Davies 4 ICU for their professionalism, consideration, sense of humour, and unlimited kindness. </p><p><br></p><p>In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice or to: </p><p>The Military C&amp;E Museum Foundation, PO Box 17000 Station Forces, Kingston, ON K7K 7B4.</p>
July 31, 1943 - June 26, 202307/31/194306/26/2023
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Beverley Brimble
July 22, 2023
As a long lost cousin of Bonnie, my husband and I did not have the good fortune to meet Terry, however from our few conversations with Bonnie, we are sure that he was a fine gentleman who will be truly missed by everyone. We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to my de... Continue Reading
Taylor Sowiak
July 17, 2023
Frederick Gillies
July 17, 2023
I served with TI in Cyprus and Germany. Great guy and we always has lots of laughs. I returned to Kingston as RCE in 77 and we had lots of drinks and laughs with TI and Bonnie at the “new” Legion in the late 70’s. Deb and I pass on our condolences Bonnie. TI was one of a... Continue Reading
Katrina Phillips
July 10, 2023
So sorry for your loss Aunt Bonnie. Stephen, Nicholaus and Katrina hold you in our thoughts
Deepest condolences to you
Tim Phillips
July 9, 2023
We want to send are condolences 💐 to the family and to You Bonnie terry will be miss he was a great person from Tim Sylvie and the kids!🥰
Binu & Ruma Mukherjee
July 9, 2023
Terry Lawrie, whose life we celebrate now, was everything that we could wish for in a friend and neighbour. For thirty years we were neighbours in Kingston until we moved away in 2007. When Terry and Bonnie first moved in next door to us, our son was two years old and ... Continue Reading
Susan Anderson
July 6, 2023
My condolences to you, Bonnie, and to the rest of Terry’s family. I will remember him for being stoic in regard to his discomfort and limitations of his body but always having a ready smile and genuine concern for others. The last time I saw him I admired his shirt whic... Continue Reading