The family announces with sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at the age of 89 years. Wife of the late Léopold Gagnon. Daughter of the late Adélard and of the late Exilia (née Carrière) Sauvé. Beloved mother of Diane Boyer (Denis) of Sudbury and Rita Gagnon of Ottawa. Dear sister Noëlla Belair (Donald) of Garson. Predeceased by her sister Fabiola Paquette-Houle (late Bert) and her brothers Roland Sauvé (Annette of Florida) and Léonard Sauvé (Isabel of Toronto). Cherished grandmother of Natalie, Julie (Patrick Trudel), William and great-grandmother of Katrina, Maxine and Kaleb. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews and many friends. Valéda will be remembered for having been a very active volunteer in her parish. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Restoration Fund would be appreciated.