ROY, Nora Valeda (née McKenzie)
The family announces with great sorrow her death in Sudbury, at Health Sciences North. She passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Roy. Daughter of the late Alexander and the late Valeda (née Nault) McKenzie. Loving mother of Mark Westwood (Shirley), Diane McGregor (Larry) and Roxanne McGregor. Dear sister of Norman McKenzie (Joyce). Cherished grandmother of Regan (Lori), Lydia (Tony), Jennifer (Jason), Julia (Jeremy), Alexander and great-grandmother of Brock, Connor, Blake, Bryce, Cole, Lillia and Payton. Beloved aunt of Scott, Dean, Glenn and Holly McKenzie. She worked many years in the pharmacy and cosmetics industry, and was a very hard working woman. Nora had many talents and hobbies like tap dancing, art-making, gardening, travelling Canada and the U.S. on bus tours with friends, and sewing. Her loving heart and strong faith, helped guide her in daily devotional prayers for others. She was happiest when surrounded by the love of her family and many friends. Her greatest joy was watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow and thrive. Funeral mass will be celebrated Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) can be made to the SISU Finlandia Charitable Foundation. To light a memorial candle, or messages of condolences available on-line at www.cooperativefuneralhome.ca.