In Memory of




Obituary for Maria 'Ria' Vincent

Ria (Maria) Bonke Vincent nee: Godyk

Passed away in her 85th year on September 6th, 2022. Ria is predeceased by her husbands Ben (1982) and Adrien (2000). Mother of Marc (Trish), Ingrid (Ted) and Robert (Amy). Also, 3 stepsons Gaetan, Gabe and Rob, and Oma to13 grandchildren.

Ria served as Pastoral Visitor for Kingsview United Church in her early senior years. She had only love and kindness for her fellow humans and animals alike. She will be remembered fondly by all. Special thanks to all the wonderful staff at Hillsdale Estates who cared for her and treated her like family, especially these past 3 years...thank-you alone cannot express our deep gratitude.

Celebration of Life Service at Kingsview United Church on Monday September 19th at 1pm with a reception immediately after the service.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Ria's name to the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region, or Kingsview United Church. Online condolences may be left at