It is with profound sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of their dear mother Anna on 23 June 2021 at St. Peter and Paul Residence in Scarborough at the age of 97.

Loving and devoted wife of the late John for 46 years.  Much loved sister of Emily (the late John) Dudych and the late Marg & Paul Sydij.

Loving mother to Wally (Wendy) Sydij, Steven (late Dianne) Sydij and Mary/Natalie (Warren) Bond. Caring aunt of Conner (Sophie) Bond.  

Anna will be held dear in the hearts of her family and many friends.  

Private family service – by invitation only.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either

    • Peter and Paul Seniors Residence phone # 416-291-3900 ask for Dennis Levesque CAO. or
    • Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (office) # 416-535-9192

 would be appreciated.

Online condolences can be made by clicking on the Memorial Book tab above.


Due to the current Covid - 19 restrictions in Toronto that allow a maximum number of guests to attend a funeral, the service details will be kept private and attendance will be by invite-only. Please remember, all attendees must wear a mask and practice physical distancing. 

The family thanks you for your support and understanding during this challenging time.





July 15, 2021
Dennis, Antwanette and Family Sydij
Our memories will always be of Chocha Anne with the most humble and loving smile that she gave when seeing us and our children during family gatherings. May she rest in peace with her loved ones.
June 28, 2021
Orest & Rita Sydij
My wife and I remember, always seeing chocha in thee lobby of the local Loblaws by her house on Brookside Ave She would be enjoying a coffee with her neighbor. She would always greet us with her brght smile. Steve, Wally and Mary, please accept our deepest condolences on choochas passing. She was an amazing lady.
June 27, 2021
Nestor Sydij
My aunt was a very special lady, a master gardener, I have many memories of visiting her with my parents at her home on Brookside and seeing the beautiful flowers and vegetables she had grown. Chocha definitely had a green thumb. At her home on Brookside, she had a least one cat that I can remember, she loved her cats. That love of cats and animals came from her upbringing on the farm with her sisters Emily and Margaret (my Mom) in Vita Manitoba. I can remember her coming to our home on Parkman Avenue, most of the journey by walking then bus, and she was already in her 70's. Chocha Anna was a master at needlepoint and crochet, many of these works of art were given to Saint Joseph's church on Franklin Ave, Toronto to be placed on their altar. I still have many of Chocha's needlepoint works, which I'll cherish forever. Yes, I'll miss visiting her at Saint Peter and Paul's senior residence, but I know she's now at peace with her parents and my Mom in heaven. God bless you Chocha, you'll be in my prayers, rest in peace....Nestor Sydij
June 27, 2021
Veronica Dudych (cousin)
Dear Wally, Steve and Natalie, Though I didn't see Chocha often, I will cherish the memory of her laugh, and her easy-going presence. If memory serves, it was from her that I first heard of peanut butter! That was a loooooong time ago. I stayed with her at Brookside for a holiday, and she was a gracious hostess; we had some good conversations about 'the things of God' then. May she rest on the Father's heart!
June 27, 2021
Jim Preezio
Dear Steve, I would like to pass on our deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss. I wish that you may find strength in the memories you had with the time you had spent with your mom. May she rest in peace. The Prezio Family
June 25, 2021
Brian & Adriana Thompson
Steve, We’re deeply saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our deep condolences go out to you and your entire family during this difficult time. May see Rest In Peace
June 25, 2021
Terry and Aphrodite Kyritsis
Steven, we were saddened to hear about the passing of your beloved mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May she rest in peace and may her memory be eternal.