Willa Boosamra  BOOSAMRA, Willa Olive (Tompkins) Willa "Billie" passed away peacefully at her home in Tucson, Arizona on October 27, 2008, after a lengthy illness. She was born on August 12, 1920 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and was preceded in death by her infant son, Christopher (1947); her parents, William and Maude Eliza Tompkins; sisters, Lilice Buckland (Stuart), Muriel Baker (Leonard), Sue Ann Massaro (Eugene); and her husband George Boosamra (1970). She is survived by her Canadian family, son, Timothy Cole (Eileen) of Vancouver, British Columbia; grandchildren, Angus, Cathy Nial (Gary), Crystal Baldwin (Christopher), great-grandchildren Mathew and Michael; son, Allan Cole (Debbie) of Mallorytown, Ontario; grandchildren Katie, Willa Shiner (Joshua), William; niece Barbara Bennett (Bruce); and nephew Larry Baker (Denise). Her Tucson family includes daughter, Mareena Boosamra Ball (Bill Ball), grandchildren, Aegina Wallin (Jonathan), Helena, Geoffrey; and nephew Anthony Massaro. Billie was full of fun, a little mischief and had a great passion for life. She deeply loved her family, friends, church, all music and of course, her Irish heritage. An evening Memorial/Trisagion Service will be held at Bring's Funeral Home 6910 E. Broadway, in Tucson, AZ on Sunday, November 2nd, with viewing from 5:00 to 7:00 and the actual service at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, 715 W. Vanover Road on Monday, November 3rd at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church Building Fund at 715 W. Vanover Road, Tucson, AZ5705.