DAWYD, Lynda (nee Ryan)


Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at her home on Saturday July 9, 2016. Beloved wife and best friend of 49 years to Sam Dawyd. Loving mother to Allyson (Shawn) Fortin and Ian Dawyd. Cherished Nana to Haley Fortin. Lynda will be lovingly remembered by her close personal friends, and missed by those who knew her.

Lynda’s family would like to thank the caregivers who came into her life, and treated her with kindness and in a respectful manner. She was a private person, and that treatment was appreciated beyond measure.

As per Lynda’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a family funeral service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations to the Lady Dunn Health Centre – General Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the P.M. Gilmartin Funeral Home, 705-856-7340.


  1. Sam, Allyson,Ian and family
    Sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you. Lynda always had a smile and would chat for a few minutes anytime I ran into her.

  2. Sam, Allyson, Ian and family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have a lot of wonderful memories with (Mrs. Dawyd) in my childhood. She will be missed. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. I was so saddened to hear of Lynda’s passing. She was a very kind woman. I am so sorry for your loss. My sincerest condolences Mr. Dawyd, Allyson and Ian and families.
    Joy-Lynn and family

  4. Our sincerest condolences to Linda’s family. I think Linda has touched many people in her kind ways and pleasant attitude.

  5. Deepest sympathies to the entire Dawyd Family . We have great memories of Lynda from Wawa Minor Hockey days. She was a very organized lady and always had a kind word when meeting her. Rest in peace now Lynda, your fight is over and you did a great job at it. May the family heal over your loss, knowing the wonderful family life you shared with them and cherishing those special moments together.
    Greg and Chris McRae
    New Hamburg, Ont


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