Szemenyei, Vicki Marie (née FitzSimons)

Szemenyei, Vicki Marie (née FitzSimons)

July 14th, 2021

Peacefully at home, Vicki Szemenyei passed in her sleep. Loving and patient wife of Andy, for forty-four years. Mother of Bryan (Sarah) and Colin (Shannon), and the best Nana in the world to Owen and Graeme, whom she adored. She will be incredibly missed by her family, especially her mother-in-law, Maria, whom she called every day at 3:30 p.m. Loving sister-in-law of Peter and Debbie Szemenyei; aunt and great-aunt to her niece and nephews; and sister of Delaruss. Vicki will be greatly missed. She was a passionate hockey fan, always rooting for her Tampa Bay Lightning and London Knights, an avid golfer at the London Hunt and Country Club, and was the eternal hostess for dinner and cocktail parties. Vicki loved her winters in Florida at Innisbrook, renovating their home on Kingspark, and card nights with her girlfriends. The maker of Nana’s famous grilled cheese, she will be remembered for her laughter, her smile, her spirit, and her lava cakes. Vicki’s desire was to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held at the London Hunt and Country Club, 1431 Oxford Street West, London on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., where family and friends are invited. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Vicki are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program, where she received exemplary care.

“I know one thing for sure I want to do.

I want to spend this life with you.

Only with You. Only with You.”

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Jon NusinkA very kind and always smiling person. She loved the staff at the Club and she was loved in return two-fold. She will be missed.
Tania & Steve GoodineColin and family, So very sorry for your loss. May your many memories give you comfort now and in the days ahead. Tania & Steve Goodine
Michele & Stew ThomsonAndy and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful, loving, caring, positive person Vicki was. Her love for Family, Friends, decorating and golf, and Florida and of course Andy your mom who she spoke of every time we talked, and her face lit up every time she spoke of Owen & Graeme. She was an incredible women and Im sure all the beautiful memories of time spent with her will be forever in your Hearts. Hugs, Michele & Stew
John NashYou together raised wonderful sons and grandchildren, all offering a solid future to our country. You been a great couple to share tome with; out thoughts and prayers are with both of you John
Sarah & Jamie McCabeSending our deepest condolences for your loss. Vicki was a wonderful person, and she will be missed dearly.
Sandra smithAndy and family, So sorry to hear of Vicki passing💕 Played tennis with her many years ago. Had a chance to catch up with her a couple of years ago in Florida. Great memories!!💕
Johanna Mitsopoulos & King ThomasWe will so miss Vicki finding our names on the tee sheet so she could wave as we played through. Sending our love and condolences to Andy, Bryan, Colin and their families. Much love to you all.
Heather and Michael LernerAndy, Brian and Colin: Heather and I were saddened to learn of Vicki's passing.......a loving wife, a proud and nurturing mother and adoring grandmother. We hope that you are comforted at this time of loss by happy memories of times together. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Dale Moyer-BradfieldRob and I are sending our deepest condolences at this time. Vicki was such a treasure and always a joy to be with. I will remember her fondly. Much love to all.
Ileta & Len SanguineOur hearts are heavy for Vicki's passing, God rest her sole. Vicki was a giving person and will be sorely missed by all that loved her. Our thoughts and prayers are for Andy, Colin, Bryan and family.
Chris GilesAndy & Bryan, So sorry to hear the news of Vicki's passing. I was blessed to have had the opportunity to meet and spend time with her. My best wishes and prayers to both of you and the family. God bless.
Roy and Joanne CarterAndy: Our sincerest condolences to you and your family. We remember watching the London Knights at the Bud and seeing Vicki getting so excited at Knights goals. We’ll miss you Vicki! Go Knights go!
David LucyAndy, Colin and family. I just happened on this news out here in British Columbia and I am shocked to hear this sad news. She was a great lady and I enjoyed my interactions with her at the Hunt Club and a few times at the law firm. She was strong yet compassionate and I can’t believe she has passed. My deep heartfelt condolences to you Andy and all the family.
Jim hullMy deepest condolences to Colin and family on the passing of your mother. Your family will be in my prayers.
Irene Brunet and FamilyDeepest condolences to Andy and family .we must now concentrate on all the good things we shared and Not on what we don't have. May God give you strengtrh.
Dave & Marcia CrockettDear Andy, Bryan, Colin and Family, We are so sad to learn of Vicki's passing. She was a great cohort during the time when we were raising our young sons. May your many wonderful memories together bring comfort to you in the days ahead. With sincere condolences, Dave & Marcia
Janet & Frank DedatoAndy & family, so sorry to hear of Vicki's passing, our deepest condolences to all. I truly hope the wonderful memories the family created over the years will help ease the pain & eventually put smiles on your faces.
Suzanne and JPDear Andy, Bryan, Colin and family, It is with great sadness that JP and I received the news of Vicki’s passing. We will always remember Vicki as a great, fun and caring hostess, as well as a fearless and protective wife and mother, but what we remember the most about Vicki is the indestructible team she and Andy made over their 44+ years together, always supporting and loving each other in any circumstances, good or bad. It is really an example we admire and are inspired by. Vicki will stay in our thoughts and heart, she was a joy to be around and always left us smiling. We will miss her and her amazing presence.
Ruth CouseAndy, I was so sorry to read of Vickie's passing. She was a wonderful person and I enjoyed talking and seeing her when she was at the office when I worked for you many years ago. You are in my prayers.
Tracey Keighley-ClarkeColin and Shannon, I was saddened to hear of your moms passing. Losing a parent is a difficult journey. Please know you are in my thoughts as you say goodbye to an incredible wife \, mother, Nana and friend to many. She has left a wonderful legacy.
Elenor TavesColin and family, my condolences in the loss of your mother. I remember Vicki's warmth and friendliness when our paths crossed at Westmount Public School. I am saddened to hear of her passing.
Janet and ErwinAndy. Our sincerest condolences to you and the family. We will remember vicki’s vibrant and sunny personality and all the great times we had on the tennis courts. Sending our hugs to you, your boys and extended family.
Keith and Barb BowmanDear Andy and family members: Keith and I were so sorry to learn of Vicki's passing on Wednesday and we send our sincere sympathy to each of you. Her love of family and how she adored her children, Andy and her grandchildren always brought us great joy to hear Vicki speak of them with such passion. We always looked forward to her stories. Vicki's family pride inspired us. We will miss sitting in the backyard together and taking in your view under the warmth/care of her genuine hospitality, and of course, we will miss all the laughter. Praying for daily strength, courage and perseverance.
Phil & Lisa OvertonAndy and Bryan, Our condolences to you and your family. We will remember Vicki as a welcoming and kind person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Greg and Kathy HodginsAndy — We were so very sorry to hear of Vicki’s passing. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy during this most difficult time.
Jayme ThorntonAndy, Bryan and family, I am so sorry to hear of Vicki's passing. Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort during this hard time.
Mark DaoratoAndy, Bryan and Colin; I am saddened at the passing of Vicki. Her joy and positivity is truly a part of your family and I am so grateful to have been touched by it. My sincerest condolences to you all through this difficult time.
Sandy MikalachkiI will miss my workout buddy at the gym. Always in good spirits, always up for a laugh. Such a sweet, kind person.
Jayne DickiesonAndy, I was so very sorry to hear about the passing of Vicki. 44 years with her by your side is an amazing milestone, and a tremendous loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family. May your special memories of Vicki provide you with peace and comfort during this very sad and difficult time.
Ben CowieVicki was one of the most joyful humans I've ever known; charming, warm, and always had stories to share. She lived her life well, and was generous to share that good life with so many others. Condolences to the whole family.
Massimo PaolaBryan, Colin, Andy and Family, My sincerest condolences. May your memories provide comfort to you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Suzanne JacksonAndy, Colin, Shannon, Bryan and family, my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all
Glenn YonemitsuAndy, Bryan, Colin and family: So sorry to hear of your loss. I hope you are comforted by the warm memories with her. Please accept my prayers and sincere condolences during this difficult time.
Terrie KeechAndy and family, I am so very sorry for you loss. Vicki was such a special part of my life for a very long time. It started as a business relationship, but as the years went by we became good friends. She had a spirit of caring about others of which she showed me many times over. We had fun times laughing and decorating together. She always shared how much she loved her family and the grandchildren. She had a heart of gold, and I will forever miss her friendship. Love and prayers to all in this difficult time.
Nancy Sutherland and Jim BlumsomDear Andy, Colin, Bryan and family, Jim and I are heartbroken to learn of Vicki's passing. Her laughter, kindness, sense of humour and enjoyment of Mojito's will never be forgotten. I hope your wonderful years together and all the incredible memories will comfort you. Hugs and prayers,
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