McDERMOTT, Francis - July 18, 1942 - June 23, 2022
It's with mixed emotions that we announce the passing of Frank McDermott.
Frank is survived by his loving wife, Karen; sisters, Judy (Judith) and Brenda; children, Jennifer (Jamie), Chris (Kim), Katie, and Patricia; and grandchildren, Mikayla, Payton, Ethan, Shona, Paige, Helena, Madison, Hudson and Cooper.
Born in Kirkland Lake to Frank and Grace, the family moved around a fair bit before finally settling down in Toronto in 1957. Frank graduated from St. Michael's College School and immediately began his career with the Toronto-Dominion Bank.
Shortly after he met the love of his life, Karen (a.k.a. Bonnie) and eventually settled his family in Oakville.
One of Frank's biggest accomplishments was being a father (Dad) and grandfather (Papa). He had always wanted a big family and considered himself lucky to have 4 children.
He was always there for them through their ups and downs and taught them to enjoy every moment life has to offer. No matter what obstacle they faced, he taught them that it was all in their "State of Mind" to get beyond.
Frank passed away peacefully, on Thursday morning. Just like he dealt with all experiences in life, Frank managed his illnesses with strength and grace and wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible.
On his final day, Frank was surrounded by his wife, sister, children and grandchildren, who he adored more than anything else in this world.
In memory of Frank, we will be holding a Viewing at Oakview Funeral Home, Oakville, on Monday, June 27th, from 6-8 p.m. and a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 28th, at 11 a.m. at St. Dominic's Parish in Oakville.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital (Hamilton), Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton.