Jill was the daughter of Betty and Nicholas Ontonovich, she was born May 25, 1944 in Camberley, England. Jill’s early years were spent in Sault Ste. Marie, ON prior to her residing in Kitchener, ON.
Jill was a loving and dedicated mother to Kelly Walker of Waterloo, ON, Kimberly Walker of Toronto, ON, Kevin Walker (Christine La Fontaine)of Victoria BC and Cindy Webb of Kitchener, ON. Cherished Nana of Aaron, Homuth, Bradley Homuth , Ashley Ingram and Steven Walker(predeceased). Jill was the sister of Jeff Ontonovich (Denise Ontonovich) of Kitchener ON, Ron Hearn (Beryl Hearn) of England, and Michael Ontonovich (predeceased).
Jill was employed by Grand River Hospital and held various clerical positions during her over twenty-five year career. Jill served in the local clerical union culminating in chairperson a role that enabled her to assist her fellow co-workers for a number of years. She also became actively involved in her union at the provincial level and successfully campaigned for an active role. Jill will forever be remembered for her service to her greater community. Upon retirement Jill enjoyed supporting the local Kitchener Rangers and was an avid fan for many years. Through their shared love of hockey, Jill met her loving companion Ernie Moore.
Special thanks to the PSW’s of Bayshore and Para Med for the amazing care they provided for Jill over the past 5 years. Thank you to Amanda Griffin, LHIN case manager, for all your support and dedication.
Jill will be truly missed by many friends and family.
At her request, cremation has taken place. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Jill was a lover of all animals, but especially dogs, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Service Dogs (www.nsd.on.ca) as expressions of sympathy.
Messages and condolences may be left for the family at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visit Jill's obituary notice on Facebook.