Anna Lou (Hannah Louisa Emily) Little of Toronto passed away peacefully in her home at Christie Gardens on August 11th 2019. She was born to Georgina and Arthur Little in Kirkland Lake, Ontario on October 6th 1938, the beloved mother of Lara and John Mark Paul (Barbara), grandma Lou to C.C. and Walter. She will be missed by her brothers Stuart (Ruth) and John Graham (Lesia) and her cousin Stuart Hayward (Ruth). Her fondness and love will be remembered by her nieces and nephews; Anne Marie (Tim), Nancy (Pat), and Susan (Brad), Pamela (John), Bob (Suzana) Christopher (Karen), Jennifer (Shannon) and all of her grand nieces and nephews.
Anna Lou graduated from Havergal College in Toronto in 1956. She went on to study History at Queen's University and social work at University of Toronto, earning a Masters of Social Work in 1964. Anna Lou dedicated her life to social justice and was a strong advocate in the Voice of Women.
Anna Lou welcomed friends from around the world to her house on Markham Street. Summering in Haileybury, on Lake Temiskaming, her cottage was always a second home. She will be dearly missed by her many wonderful friends, beloved neighbours and schoolmates. A service was held at St. Paul's Church in Haileybury on August 19th. A Celebration of Life will be held at Christie Gardens on August 25th at 2.0pm. Donations can be made to Glaucoma Research Society of Canada or Sistering.