VIRTA, Eino Godfrey (Maheegun Inini)


Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, February 1, 2021.

Beloved best friend of Brenda Syrette for 40 years. Loving father of Kevin (Brenda), Charlie, Eino Jr. (Pam), Dana, Kyle (Carrie), Ken (Chris), Iona (Jay), Ian and Brendan. Special Papa to Granddaughter Charlotte (Dave). Best Friend and Popsie of Charla Souliere.

He was happy to have his Granddaughter Grace-lin move home. Proud Grandfather of Justine, Tyler, Sharren, Mathew, Tony, Mya, Cassidy, Devon, Richard, Isaiah, Julia, McKinley, Kyle Jr, Kevin, Joel, Alesha, Cheyanne, Ethan, Troy, August, Morgan, Wyatt, Ruby, Hazel, Teala, Mux and George. Also Great-Grandfather of many.

Eino had a special relationship with his cousin Dan Virta (Beth). Dan provided Eino with documented ancestry of his lineage back to Finland. Dan Virta was more like a brother to Eino. Special mention to his dear friends James Danz and Angus Syrette and Elmer Tangie who he enjoyed his visits and smoke with Eino will forever be grateful for the friendships, guidance, love and prayers he received while he fought his illness. He will be more happy to have one of his mothers pies in the land of forever happiness.

Special thanks for the home care and compassion of Dr. Sharon Buehner . The nurses at Bay Shore special mention to Leah Frost.

At the request of Eino and COVID restrictions a private Traditional Service will be held at his home Thursday, February 4, 2021. Inurnment in the Garden River Catholic Cemetery

Memorial donations made payable by cheque or online to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.