Mrs Lareita (Rita) Cartier, a resident of Port Lambton, passed away on Friday, November 7, 2014, at the St. Joseph’s Hospice, in Sarnia, at the age of 84 years. She was born in Wallaceburg and was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Larsh) Flynn. Beloved partner of the late Leslie Kelly (2008) and wife of the late Andrew Cartier (1986). Loving mother of Linda (Bert) Flanagan and Barbara (Glen) Richardson. Sadly missed by 4 grandchildren, Alan (Theresa) Flanagan, Lisa (Tim) Johnston, Erin Flanagan and Shaina (Jeremy) Ellis. 7 great grandchildren, Emma, Kevin, Colin, Eilen, Libby, Brady and Abigail. Kind sister of Stanley (Rose) Flynn, Roger (Sandra) Flynn and Deanna (Joe) Segeren. Predeceased by her son Kenneth Andrew and her Brothers Norman, Johnny, Darcy, Nelson, Donald and her sisters Elizabeth, Elda, Eva May, Shirley and Beatrice. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, family and friends. The late Lareita Cartier is resting at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd., 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg. Friends will be received on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 10am to 12 pm for visitations at Sacred Heart Church, Port Lambton. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated immediately following visitation from Sacred Heart Church, at noon. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice (Sarnia) may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in Memory of Lareita Cartier.


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