Passed away peacefully at the Hill House Hospice, Richmond Hill at the age of 97 years old. Myrtle was born in the tiny village of Mount Albert to Pearl (nee Jordan) and Ivan Comer. She was the eldest of 7 siblings, Glady and the late Ross, Kay, Verna, Evelyn, and Don. Myrtle married Roger Philip Hallman on September 21, 1946. They lived on a farm and raised 4 children. Sadly, her beloved husband passed away suddenly on June 20, 1975. Loving mother of Jane Hallman, Susan Kerswill (Stan), Shelly Pole, and the late Gail Sutton who passed away on January of 2020 (Frank deceased). Cherished grandmother of Philip Sutton (Brenda), Jefferson Hietapakka, Lincoln Kerswill (Trish), Juliana Singh (Anil), Justin Kerswill, Jeremy Pole (deceased 2020), Melissa Pole, and great-grandmother of Sarah Vock (Quinton), Jackson Kerswill, Tyson Kerswill, Joelle Singh, Joshua Singh, and great-great-grandmother of Samantha Rose Volk, and Nicholas James Volk.
Mom loved to travel and spent many years wintering in Florida, Hawaii, and all over the world. She worked for the Business and Professional Woman’s Club for a while and would present deserving students’ scholarships. She also sold Avon and worked at a variety of retail shops over the years. Recently Myrtle was living with her daughter Susan since April of 2020.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many. Due to COVID restrictions, a private service at the graveside will take place with the immediate family and close friends. Donations in memory of Myrtle may be made to the Hill House Hospice, Richmond Hill. Online memories and condolences may be made at www.peacefultransition.ca
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