After a valiant battle, our cherished mother passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2017, at the West Island Palliative Care Centre. She was 93. Widow of Samuel Joseph Laverdiere, she is mourned by her sons Kim (Jill Leslie), Neil, and Dana (Michael Boynton). Predeceased by her sister Blandine (Lionel Landry), she is also mourned by her sister Jeanne (Albert Donnelly), her grandchildren Samuel and Evan, her nephews and nieces, and her many friends. The family will receive condolences at Holy Cross Church, 1960 Jolicoeur St., Montreal, on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, starting at 10 a.m. A memorial mass will follow at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the West Island Palliative Care Residence would be appreciated.