Thomson Funeral Home


Harriet Catherine Ballantyne

December 11, 1945 ~ October 31, 2020

On Saturday, October 31st, 2020, Harriet Ballantyne, grandmother, mother, aunty, sister, daughter, cousin, friend and relative, made her journey to the spirit world peacefully in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 74 years. Harriet was born in Pukatawagan, Manitoba to parents Marie Ballantyne and Cornelius Ballantyne on December 11th, 1945.

Harriet will be greatly missed by her son Gerald Ballanytne and family, along with her siblings Adrienne Ballantyne and family, Mary Ballantyne and family, John-Louis Ballantyne and family, Ivan Ballantyne and family, and her grandchildren Cordella Ballantyne, Drayden Ballantyne and Maressa Ballantyne, along with countless of friends, cousins, nieces and nephews, far too many to name.

In the years before her illness, Harriet loved to go for walks in downtown Winnipeg, have tea and visit with relatives, play bingo, go to the casino, share stories with younger relatives, berry pick and make homemade jam, listen to music, camp in the forest, eat traditional foods, make bannock, travel, and more. Harriet lived a vibrant life in her days.

Harriet was pre-deceased by parents Marie and Cornelius, daughter Vanessa, siblings Jane, Alice, Emily, Ettienne, and Floyd. May the Creator embrace you on your journey home. Sakihakan. Hai Hai.

Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no wake, and a livestream service will be held instead. Please join us in the livestream service by accessing and click on Upcoming Services and select the obituary for Harriet Ballantyne. Once on the Obituary page of Harriet Ballantyne, click on the Services tab. This will take you to the services section of the page. In the services section of the page, click on the Join Livestream link. This will open a new browser tab and load the location's Facebook page.

Family members will also post instructions on their personal facebook pages for access to the service.

The online funeral service will start at 10:00am Saturday, November 7th , 2020 on Thomson Funeral Home's Facebook page, Central Standard Time, you may follow this link to view it:

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