BEDARD-LAZOWIK, RitaPeacefully passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 in Sudbury, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by her parents Edouard and Annie (née Prieur) Vaillancourt. Beloved wife of Larry Lazowik of Alban. Predeceased by her first husband Louis Bédard. Loving mother of Denise Godin (Daniel), Raymond Bédard (Denise), Greg Bédard (Andrea), Guy Bédard (Nathalie) and Marie Bédard (Patrice). Predeceased by her son Ronald Bédard. Lovingly remembered by her step-son Micheal and his children Jasmine and Cody. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Chantalle (Warren), Julien, Sylvie (Jeremy), Yves (Kim), Mireille (Michel), Andrée (Éric), Justin, Deanna, Nicolas and Véronique. Predeceased by her grandson Mathieu. Great-grandmother of Sophie, Alexander, Owen, Réanna and Danyka. Sadly missed by her siblings, extended family and many friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St-Jean de Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would greatly be appreciated.

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