OBITUARY

Laura Lee Feeney

8 October, 19678 March, 2021

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Laura Lee on March 8, 2021 in her 54th year. Beloved wife of Joseph Feeney. Loving mother of Andrew (Meg) Stachurski and Katrina (Kevin) Stachurski. Beloved daughter of Della and Wally Beal. Loving sister of Darren (Tuyet) Yurczyszyn and Arlene Yurczyszyn. She will be sadly missed by all of her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father William Yurczyszyn. Laura volunteered much of her time advocating and fundraising for the mental health community. Laura enjoyed her time with her peer support groups participating in mood walks, aquafit and camping. Laura shared her love of baking with all those around her. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private family service will be held at the “THORPE BROTHERS’ FUNERAL HOME”, 96 West St., on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 2pm which the family invites all who wish to join via livestream. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the CMHA-Brant Haldimand Norfolk Branch, would be appreciated by the family. Memories and condolences may be shared as well as the link for livestream can be found below.

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RAY SLEETH

12 April 2021

SHE WAS THE BEST

Rick Johnston

15 March 2021

We are deeply saddened to hear of such a terrible loss. Laura made all of our lives better with her beautiful smile, never ending compassion and dedication to principle. God bless your gentle soul.

Cindy Bagshaw (Aucoin)

15 March 2021

We will always remember catching up at the Red Sox games and will miss your amazing cooking posts! Rest In Peace Laura! You will be dearly missed by all!

Suzanne Sutherland

14 March 2021

May you rest in peace dear Laura you always were such a sweet loving lady to talk with . To Della , Wally, Darren ,Tuyet , Arlene. Her children. Andrew and Katrina And her husband Joe and her nieces and nephews I send you my heartfelt. Love. May God hold yous and comfort yous in His. Strength and love.
May you find peace. And comfort , strength for each day and know that we are there for yous at this time. For a shoulder to lean on an ear to listen. A time to cry a time to just be there. Loved forever and forgotten never. You had many talents. Laura. May the grace of God surround you's. With friendly love and hugs
Suzanne and John Sutherland. .

Tuyet Yurczyszyn

14 March 2021

My heart is filled with sadness at the loss of my sister-in-law. You have brought so much joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you; you will be sorely missed by many.

darren Yurczyszyn

13 March 2021

My sister was a extremely loving person. She blessed everyone she met, she listened, helped, and cared for everyone. I wish I knew why God asked why he needed such a loving soul, my heart is truly broken. I defended my sister and helped her through critical times. The people who have the biggest challenges are the ones you love the most. She evolved to become a mom , wife, and aunt. She led a torch for people to follow, building a path through life's obstacles. She was a wonderful sister in law to Tuyet. Laura gave Andrew and Katrina a passion to help, and care for others showing the reasons why we are all a family of God. How Great Thou Art, though my heart is empty the kingdom of God receives a battle tested angel to receive those, that earth left behind. Memories to share, are cooking pumpkin seeds after Halloween when we were kids, and singing into a vace turned upside down to emulate a microphone when our parents were gone. My daughter Bria, and my son Luke have made a effort to care for others through their fields of work. I thank the doctors and volunteers and the countless other's whom contributed there energies and resources, whom have tried so hard through covid 19 to save the lives and make life meaningful again. Bless you all I truly am moved. I pray for those whom need support and are unable to receive it right now. Till we meet again Laura I Love you.

Jordan Gatward

13 March 2021

I am so sorry to Joe and family for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this time of grief. My deepest condolences.

Jordan

Barbara Sims-Vriend

12 March 2021

Sadly, I never met Laura . I came to know about her through my granddaughter Meg , and Andrew. Andrew, because he always spoke lovingly of his mom, and Meg, because she felt very welcome in their family.
I did see some tasty treats that Laura made for my daughter, to extend the hand of friendship when Meg and Andrew met. I realize now that she was quite the baker and this was something she enjoyed doing to share a kindness with another .
I wish I had stopped to introduce myself as I passed by her home on my walks. But as is often the case, it’s the things we don’t do , thinking there will be lots of opportunities to do them in the future , that we regret .
I can honestly say, that I think one of her most important legacies is reflected in her son, Andrew . He is such a kind and thoughtful and wonderful young man. I know he will continue to make her proud and to carry her memory close to his heart💗 Rest In Peace .

Patrick Aulsebrook

12 March 2021

My sincere condolences to Joe , Katrina, Andrew and the rest of Laura's family.
I am so thankful to have known Laura.
She will be missed .

Joe McPherson

12 March 2021

Joe, Andrew, Katrina, Della, Wally, Darren and Arlene. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Poem of the Day "Epitaph"

Merrit Malloy

When I die
Give what’s left of me away
To children
And old men that wait to die.
And if you need to cry,
Cry for your brother
Walking the street beside you.
And when you need me,
Put your arms
Around anyone
And give them
What you need to give to me.

I want to leave you something,
Something better
Than words
Or sounds.

Look for me
In the people I’ve known
Or loved,
And if you cannot give me away,
At least let me live on your eyes
And not on your mind.

You can love me most
By letting
Hands touch hands,
By letting
Bodies touch bodies,
And by letting go
Of children
That need to be free.

Love doesn’t die,
People do.
So, when all that’s left of me
Is love,
Give me away.

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