The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Chelmsford on Monday, January 20th, 2014 at the age of 79 years. Beloved wife of Gilles Lacroix of Chelmsford. Daughter of the late Patrick and of the late Simone (née Juneau) Collard. Loving mother of Daniel (Nancy) of Cornwall, Line (Leo) (late Gorden Rattu) of Dowling, Philippe (Nathalie) of Wawa and Gilbert (Nicole) of Azilda. Dear sister of Ginette Collard (late Eddie), Clémence Beaumier (late Roger), Denise Collard, Gilles Collard, André Collard and Hélène Waite (Edgar). Cherished grandmother of Véronique, Maxime, Pascale and Colton (Tracy) and great-grandmother of Benjamin. Fière partisane du hockey et de la nature. Elle passait son temps à contempler la nature et jouir de sa famille qu’elle aimait beaucoup. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 R.R. 15, Chelmsford, on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. followed by a service in the funeral home chapel at 8:30 p.m. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.