Hosanna Harris Prost
With loving memories, Hosanna left us on February 28, 2014. Hosanna was born (June 2, 1921) and raised in Extension until wed to Eric on New Year’s Eve 1955. They settled a few miles down the road to a home they built with help from family and friends.
Very much a country girl, Hosanna loved to sing and yodel. Her gardens were spectacular, always growing plenty to share. She welcomed everyone into her home for tea or coffee and before they knew it they were sitting down to a home-cooked meal and baked goodies. She always made time for the children around her, whether it was playing cards or building a kite. She was known for her legendary treats at Halloween; children came for miles for her candy apples and popcorn balls. Her kindness and generosity were endless.
Hosanna (lovingly known as Roche) was predeceased by her husband, Eric; brothers, baby Walter, John J., Neil, William, Walter, George; and sisters, Elizabeth (Myhill), Margret (Toivonen) and Joan (Nicholson). She is survived by her youngest brother, John “Jookie” Moore who will miss her greatly; plus numerous nieces and nephews and their families, who feel blessed to have had her in their lives.
Special thanks to Dr. Baird, Dr. Uchman, nurses and staff of Dufferin Place, who treated Hosanna like family and made her feel at home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or charity of your choice.
Family and friends are invited to a tea in her honour on April 13, 2014 (2-4 p.m.) at Extension Community Hall, where perhaps you will find a popcorn ball waiting.