Julia Agnes Higgins (nee Higgins), born Oct. 11, 1927, surrounded by her loving family, died peacefully at home on Nov. 21, 2012.

Adored wife of  the late Dr. H.P.Higgins.  cherished mother of Maureen, Cathy, Peter, Dr.Brian, Shelagh, Norah and Dr. Kevin Higgins all of Toronto and Julie (J. Douglas Harvey) and Betsy (William P. Jones, Jr.) both of Darien. Loving "Nana" of 34 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, including: John, Madeleine, Olivia and James Harvey and William, Julia, Catherine and Elizabeth Jones of Darien.

Agnes was daughter of the late Julia McLaughlin and James Higgins. Graduate of the University of Toronto '48 and the Ontario College of Education '49. Dedicated teacher.  Our mother devoted her life to her beloved husband "Hub"and to us, her nine children.  Her strength of spirit lives on in all who loved her.