Obituary of Antoinette McCauley
Antoinette blessed everyone she encountered with her authentic, genuine, gentle self. She was a kind, graceful soul. Known to some as Tony or Coco, she radiated any space with her “Joi de vie” attitude and demonstrated a unique gift which recognized greatness in all. Antoinette had a beautiful, witty sense of humour, providing lots of delightful laughs. Her Life had a variety of challenges, which she overcame with her positivity. Family and friends recently gathered to celebrate her 90th Milestone Birthday, which brought her ultimate happiness and gratitude.
Predeceased by her parents, Antoine and Mathilde Seminati , brother, Raymond ( St. Avold, France) and her beloved husband, Robert McCauley.
Antoinette met Robert (Bob) while he was serving with the Canadian Armed Forces in Metz, France. She was the love of his Life. They were stationed at a variety of Bases, Borden, London, Petawawa, Zweibrucken, Baden Soellingen, (Germany) and finally Kingston, Ontario.
Survived by son, William (Vicky), daughter, Linda Belisle (Jeff).
Beloved Grandmother to Chris Belisle (Yoko Yamamoto), David McCauley (Brenda Vanner), Jessica McCauley, Amanda Goodburn (Kenny)
Great Grandmother to Ren, Taya, Delilah, Mark, Hannah, Brooklyn, Tyrese and Owen.
Antoinette will be laid to rest with her husband Bob of 57 years at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens at Glenburnie. The family will have a private interment at a later date.
Linda and Jeff were gifted with the great honour of caring for Antoinette in the comfort of home, as per her wishes. The family would like to express their thanks to the amazing team who assisted Antoinette with care, compassion and professionalism, Lynn (Queens Family Medicine) Leeanne, Sofie ( S.E.Community Care services, Kim (VON) Kelly (Hospice), to the many CBI nurses, with special Gratitude to Brian (miigwech) , Brooke, and heartfelt appreciation to Margaret (Hospice Palliative Care).As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Lung Association.