Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, August 12, 2012, Parmelia Marie Ryan (nee Brousseau) passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late David Ryan (1998). Loving mother of Huguette Champagne (Michel), Phil Ryan, Mike Ryan and Robert Ryan (Diane). Parmelia will be greatly missed by her 23 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great- grandchildren. Survived by sons-in-law Rene Robitaille and Phil Legrow. She is predeceased by her sons Raymond Ryan and Gerry Ryan, daughters Pauline Robitaille and Fernande Legrow, daughters-in-law Joyce Ryan and Judy Ryan, and by 5 of her grandchildren. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, August 16, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 293 Stuart St., Sarnia. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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