Brampton grandmother dies of injuries from house fire that killed daughter’s family of five


A Brampton grandmother who had been hospitalized after a fire tore through her daughter’s home last week has died of her injuries, her family confirms.

According to family, Bonnie O’Dea died Monday evening. She had been hospitalized in critical condition following the fire on March 28.

Her daughter Raven Alisha Ali O’Dea, son-in-law Nazir Ali, and three grandchildren, 10-year-old Alia, eight-year-old Jayden, and seven-year-old Layla all perished in the fire.

Hundreds gathered at the Jame Masjid mosque in Mississauga for the Ali-O’Dea family’s funeral on Saturday.

“We will not see them grow, graduate, get married, have children of their own,” grandfather Louis Felipa said.

“However, they will always live in our memories.”

Soon after the fire, family members urged others to check their smoke alarms, saying they may not have been operational at the Conestoga Drive home following recent renovations.

The Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating the fire.

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