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Amanda Shirley Boon, 24, passed away in Toronto, Ont. on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

She was born on June 2, 1993 in Fort Frances, Ont.

Amanda lived in Stratton, Ont. and later moved to Thunder Bay, Ont., where she completed high school.

She always was very social and creative, and loved both music and the arts, with a passion for fashion design. She later graduated from George Brown College in Toronto with a diploma in Fashion Merchandising.

She currently was employed at a fashion boutique in Toronto, where she lived for the past four years.

Amanda lived life to the fullest and was never afraid to try something new. She always will be loved and missed by her family and friends.

The family includes her parents, Richard and Cheryl Boon of Thunder Bay, Ont.; brother, Jason Boon of Casselman, Ont.; sister, Jennifer and Dale McDonald and their daughter, Madison, of Thunder Bay, Ont.; and paternal grandparents, Peter and Annie Boon of Fort Frances, Ont..

Also surviving are her aunt, Cathy and husband, Ray Ash, of Fort Frances, Ont. and their children, Billy and Jessica; uncles, Brad Carlson and wife, Janice, of Fort Frances, Ont. and their children, Jon and Courtney, Joe Gladu of Winnipeg, Man. and his children, Daniel and wife, Alexis, Nicholas and Daly, and Lucas, John Boon of Thunder Bay, Ont. and his children, Ari and Alexandra, and their mother, Paula, Fred Boon of Fort Frances, Ont., Pete Boon and wife, Doreen, of Winnipeg, Man., and Paul and Christopher Boon of Fort Frances, Ont.

Amanda was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Shirley Carlson; uncle, Hank Boon; and aunt, Annie Gladu.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances. Rev. Brian Keffer will officiate, with interment in Riverview Cemetery in Fort Frances.

Friends may visit Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.

The pallbearers will be Brad Carlson, John Boon, Peter Boon, Jason Boon, Ray Ash, and Chris Boon.

The honourary pallbearers will be Fred Boon and Paul Boon.

In memoriam donation may be made to the charity of your choice.

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