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Brenda Joyce Lavigne (née Smith)

April 3, 2023

With her husband, Normand, and two daughters, Anne-Marie and Brenda, by her side, Brenda passed peacefully at LHSC – Victoria Hospital on Monday, April 3, 2023, at the age of 72. Most beloved wife of Norm for 47 years. Loving mother of Brenda Lavigne-Butcher (Jason) and Anne-Marie Lavigne-McCauley (Douglas). Very much adored Grandma of Ethan and Nicole Butcher, Haille, Lucas and Brennan McCauley. Dear sister of Mark Smith (Cathy), Tom Smith (Gayle) and Jennifer Langstaff (Ron). Admired sister-in-law of Gilles Lavigne (Yolande), Denis Lavigne (Ginette), Thérèse Benoit (Richard), Carmen Lavigne (Wally), Marcel Lavigne (Susan), and Yolande Trottier (Denis). Predeceased by brother-in-law Jeannot Lavigne (Denise). Brenda has touched the lives of so many people, and will be tremendously missed. The grandchildren will especially miss their Grandma’s riddles and jokes she left for their entertainment at special family dinners. A most sincere thanks to her family physician, Dr. Dana Moore, and her oncologist, Dr. Stephen Welsh, who took extraordinary care of her. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Brenda are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.

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A donation has been made to Canadian Cancer Society. Message from the donator: We always enjoyed family gatherings with great visits and lots of laughs. We will remember Brenda with fondness and send sincere condolences and love to the whole family.

~ Marilyn and Jordan Butcher

A donation has been made. Message from the donator: Brenda will be truly missed, by her family and friends. She was an amazing big sister. Love, Tom, Gayle, Chris, David, Debbie & JC

~ Tom Smith

A donation has been made to Canadian Cancer Society. Message from the donator: In recognition and memory of Brenda Lavagne

~ Don Hull

Our sincere condolences to Norm and his family . Brenda was a lovely neighbour and will be missed dearly by all .

~ Donna & Paul

Norm and family, Guy and I were saddened to hear of Brenda's passing. We are sending our condolences to you and the family. Brenda always had such a lovely personality and I had some great talks with her over the years. We hope to see you again in the near future.

~ Carol and Guy Belisle

Norm , condolences to you and your family !

~ Steve and Kelly Wilson

We are very sorry for your loss. Let gratitude for your years together soothe you when you grieve.

~ Dave & Mary Anne Reid

Norm, our sincere condolences to you and your family.

~ Sherry and Mark Lourenco

Dear Norm. I am so sorry to hear about Brenda passing. Please accept my sympathies and pass them on to you family. She will be missed. I remember you both always walking together in our neighbourhood. Sincerely Chris Harris.

~ Christine Harris

Services for Brenda Joyce Lavigne (née Smith)

Celebration of Life will be held at:
Westview Funeral Chapel
709 Wonderland Road North,
London, Ontario

April 22, 2023 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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