Tonia Tjitske Terpstra

January 31, 1955 - January 12, 2013

Terpstra, Tonia Tjitske Surrounded by love, Tonia passed away at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Jan. 12, 2013 after a valiant 18 month battle. Tonia lived her life full of love and laughter. Predeceased by her parents (Elmer and Jane) and her sister Betty. Survived by her loving husband Greg Poushinsky, her brothers Henry (Sharon), Alan (Lynn), Ed (Dorothy) and Roy (Suzanne), and her ‘wicked step-daughters’ Natasha and Katya (Normy). She loved being Tante Tonia to her many nieces and nephews, and MiMi to three grandsons, Isaac, John and Charlie. Tonia had special Canadian ‘sisters’ Janet, MJ, and Bettyo. Tonia had a long career across Canada and the US, and retired as Executive Assistant to the President of Microsoft Canada. She and Greg enjoyed travelling around the world. She specially loved her home in Bonita Springs, FL and her American ‘sisters’ Shelley and Vicki. She touched many hearts and there are many friends and extended family members who will miss Tonia very much. Friends and family will share a celebration of her life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolence and donations at