The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Loving wife of 64 years to Leonard Lanteigne. Daughter of the late Wasily and of the late Lena (née Bersina) Ostrowski. Predeceased by her sister Halachka. Beloved mother of Linda Headrick (Mac) and late André Lanteigne (Denise). Cherished grandmother of Danielle, Chantal, Mac Jr., Sean and Kaytee. Dear sister-in-law to Alyre (Madeleine) of Sturgeon Falls, Eddy (Levina) of Laval, Que., Claude (Edmonde) of Caraquet, N.B., and Jeannine Gaudreau (late Larry Pilon) of Sudbury. Predeceased by her brother-in-laws Neil, Leopold, Gerard, Theodore, Alfred, Vernon and Paul-Emile. Vera was a kind hearted soul who enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the cottage. She leaves many cherished memories of good family celebrations. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and by her pets. Acknowledgement and thanks for their compassionate care is extended to the staff of Community Care Access and 7th floor of Health Sciences North. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home Chapel, Sudbury. Donations gratefully accepted (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation and the Maison Vale Hospice.
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