M. Allison Twohey
TWOHEY, M. Allison - Suddenly of Cancer at Victoria Hospital on Thursday, August 20th, 2015, in her 50th year. Loving daughter of Maureen P. Burke; sister of J. Mark Twohey and his wife Lynn, and Leslie E. Burke; aunt of Kathleen and Grace Twohey and James Burke. Niece of Winifred Burke of London and Anna Burke in England. Allison will be fondly remembered by her cousins, and many dear friends, including Bill, Deanna, and Pat. Allison was a proud employee of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada. Special thanks to everyone in the McHappy family, Dr. B.H. Dingle, the London Regional Cancer Program, and the staff of London Health Sciences Centre.
Allison loved life, her family, and friends. She was proud of her career, and thoroughly enjoyed her travels to 56 countries. She was truly loved by many.
Visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Michael’s Catholic Church, 515 Cheapside St. at Maitland on Monday, August 24 at 11 am.
Cremation followed by interment later at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the London Ronald McDonald House or the London Regional Cancer Program (Research) would be gratefully acknowledged.
August 20, 2015, 8:15 pm
Allison has been a fantastic and loyal friend. I have learned so much from her and I will miss her dearly.
To her Mom;Mark;Lynne;Grace;Kathleen; Leslie and James-I share in your sadness and I am thinking of you during this difficult time.
August 20, 2015, 11:14 pm
I had the privilege of being part of the “McFamily” and working with Allison for many years. She was always positive, encouraging and supportive. No matter what was asked of her or what she faced, she smiled and embraced it as only she could, I am certain that was true to the end.
My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. Allison’s spirit touched many and we will all miss her.
How lucky are we to have known someone that makes saying goodbye so hard. (Adapted from Winnie the Pooh)
Tracey Lord LeClair
August 21, 2015, 6:16 am
My sincerest condolences to Allison's family and friends. I met Allison in the early 90's when we worked together at McDonalds. She truly embraced every challenge that came her way. An avid traveller, I always loved hearing about her travels. We always talked about reality tv, and I will truly miss having someone to be the armchair quarterback after each Big Brother episode. She and I remained friends long after I left McDonald's , and she will be missed. Allison squeezed everything out of life. Her optimism and positivity are attributes that we all loved about her. Safe travels, good friend.
August 21, 2015, 12:20 pm
I am truly saddened by the passing of this very special woman. I had the pleasure of working with her to help plan her many travels and I will miss doing so very much.
My sincere condolences to Maureen, Leslie and Mark, and their families, and to the rest of her family and friends.
May you rest in peace, Allison.
August 21, 2015, 4:20 pm
So sad to hear of Allison's passing. She truly enjoyed all that she did! My sympathy and prayers to her family.
August 21, 2015, 11:29 pm
Allison was truly one of the best store managers I've ever had the pleasure of working with. She would get in there just like the rest of us. Willing to lend a hand when she wasn't working, and always inspiring us to do the best we could. She was a wonderful soul who will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to her Family, Friends and McFamily.
Muriel, Jeff, Meghan, Evan and Catherine Smith
August 23, 2015, 2:26 pm
Dear Twohey Family,
We are praying for you at this most difficult time and know that God will grant you strength. May the fond memories of Allison shine through the darkness. Wishing we could be there with you.
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