Peacefully at the North Shore Health Network, Blind River on Monday December 26, 2016.
Rita Laplante in her 83rd year, beloved wife of the late John Laplante. Loving mother of Michael, Debbie ( Chris ), Terry ( Christine ) and Kim ( Garnet ) all of Blind River. Special Grandma to Ashley ( Donny ), Christopher ( Lois ), Amber ( George ), Aaron, Monica ( Will ), Alyssa ( Gary ), Stephanie and Austin. Great Grandmother to Alexis, Jackson, Alias, and Ava. Dear sister of Helene, Denise and Jeannine and predeceased by seven siblings. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Rita will be remembered for her kindness and her courage. She lived her life for her family and was devoted to her strong faith in God.
Friends may call at the Menard Funeral Home, Blind River on Friday December 30, 2016 from 9am until time of service at 11am with Father Ignatius Xavier officiating. Spring interment in Hillside Cemetery.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully accepted.