Leona Ryan (nee Brownrigg)

Sept. 22, 1933 – Nov. 6, 2018

Visiting Hours: 

November 10, 2018
from 10 a.m.

Visiting Location:

The family would like to extend an invitation to family and friends to meet them at the church before the Service.


November 10, 2018
at 11 a.m.
St. Bernard Church
Fournier, Ontario

Peacefully, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Leona Ryan of Fournier, Ontario, passed away at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Dean Ryan.  Dear daughter of the late George Brownrigg and the late Kathleen Downes. Loving mother of Darlene Ryan, Cathy (Marc Lalonde), Len (Lynne Hébert) and Bernie (Céline Poirier). Cherished grandmother of thirteen grandchildren and great-grandmother of twelve great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by great-grandchild, Piper. She will be fondly remembered by her brother, Darrell (Rita Ryan); Darlene’s children’s father, Claude Rieux; many nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by two sisters, Marlene (late John Balasa) and Annabel; her brother, Seibert (Rose Krause); her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Stanley (late Winnifred McLoone), Hubert, Lambert (late Helen Marcelle Campeau), Ernest (late Agatha Collins), Mona (late Hubert McFall), Rena (Alloyus McPhee) and Edgar.

Funeral Service to be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Church, Fournier, Ontario. Interment Parish Cemetery. The family would like to extend an invitation to family and friends to meet them at the church before the funeral from 10 a.m.

Special thanks to Dr. Valery Rossbach, Nurse practitioner, Christine Thompson and the staff of the Maxville Manor, BC Wing, for their devoted care and compassion.

For those wishing, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County, 1750 Russell Rd, Suite 1742, Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 5Z6 and/or to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch, 1355 Bank Street, Suite 301, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8K7, would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lamarre & Son Funeral Home, 453 St. Philippe Street, Alfred, Ont., (613) 679-2802). For messages of condolences or any other information please visit our website at


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