Maija-Liisa Pelkola

Obituary of Maija-Liisa Pelkola

With great sadness we say goodbye to a remarkable women, Maija-Liisa Pelkola. Born August 17, 1930 in Kauhava, Finland and passed away in her Markham home on March 14, 2019. She is survived by her partner, Unto Makinen, grandchildren Jay Pelkola (Lori) & Niina Felushko (Daniel Felushko), and great grandchildren Mea Catt, Kristyn Felushko, Madelyn Felushko, Jacob Felushko & Elizabeth Felushko. Her nieces, Marja-Liisa & Dale MacPhee & Family, Niina & Rick Hardwick & Family, and nephew Mika & Elina Kangas & Family.

Maija-Liisa was a friend to all and will be fondly remembered by many. Her love was felt by her kindness and generosity. She was strong, courageous and enjoyed all that life had to offer. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Markham Stouffville Hospital. We thank all the staff and home care teams for their care and compassion.


Service will be held at Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church on Monday, March 25th at 2pm. Reception to follow service.


Emme unohda muistoas,

kaunista, hyvää.

Viimeinen leposi olkoon

rauhaisaa, syvää.


Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Monday, March 25, 2019
Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church
25 Old York Mills Rd
North York, Ontario, Canada
Memorial Service at a later date.
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