Porjes, VeronicarnMay 19, 1929 – September 5, 2008. Our Mom died peacefully in the night on September 5, 2008 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Leslie, with whom she shared 50 happy years of marriage. Vera was the loving mother of Mary (George Vesely) and Shirley (Atul Gupta), and devoted grandmother of Mark, Michelle, Christopher and Matthew.rnrnMom will be remembered with love and affection by her friends and family for her kindness, compassion, her cheerful manner and giving nature.rnrnThe funeral will be held on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Avenue West at 12 pm.rnrnIn lieu of flowers, the family would ask that memorial donations be made to The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation 416-946-6560.rn