Born in Barnoldswick, UK, and passed away in Kirkland on November 17, 2019. Beautiful wife and mother, she leaves to mourn her husband of 50 years Frank Balkenende, her children David (Laurel), Fred, Bill, Joanne (Marc), Brian (Laura), Mark (Natika) and Fiona (Rob), her six grandchildren Owen, Michelle, Tori, Malcolm, Naomi and Cole, her great grandson Levi as well as many other family members and friends.
Family will receive condolences at Voluntas (4695, boul. St-Jean, DDO (Qc) H9H 2A7) on Sunday November 24, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and a short service will follow at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to West Island Palliative Care Residence would be appreciated by family.