August 17, 1925 – January 7, 2020
After a long and well-lived life, Lorene Farnand (nee Lavell), Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother passed into the arms of her Lord on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the age of 94 years. Daughter of the late Esther Lavell (Burke) and John J. Lavell, she was predeceased by her husband Gordon, her daughter Joanne and her sister Alma Lavell (CSJ). She leaves behind her daughter Pauline O’Dwyer (Gary), her son John (Maureen), grandchildren Kelly O’Dwyer-Manuel (Jamie), Kourtney O’Dwyer (Adam Bell), Matthew Farnand (Cheryl-Lynn), Brendan Farnand (Ruth), Sarah Cleyn (Joseph), Meghan Farnand and Mary Farnand and soon to be 11 great-grandchildren. Also mourning her passing are her sister Patricia Lavell, her brother Gregory Lavell and sister-in-law Margaret Farnand, beloved niece Diane Plummer and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks for the exemplary support and care by the nursing team and volunteers at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice and Dr. MacLean and Dr. Hacker. The family will receive relatives and friends at Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, 189 Archambault Street, Gatineau (Hull Sector) on Saturday, January 11, 2020 after 9:45 am, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11 am. Fr. Dan Kelly officiating. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to Hospice Care Ottawa would be appreciated.
- Visitation Saturday, January 11, 2020
- Funeral Mass Saturday, January 11, 2020
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January 8, 2020
My condolences to the family. Lorene and I grew up in the same area and I always looked forward to meeting her at the Pilgrimages each year at Our Lady of Knock Shrine in Mayo. You are all in my thoughts and prayers .