Wendy Saranpaa (nee Marr), 59, a resident of Thunder Bay, Ont., passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, April 22, 2012 with her husband by her side.
Wendy was born in Fort Frances, Ont. She loved being with her daughters and granddaughters, and visiting with her sisters and brother.
Wendy is survived by her husband, Eric; daughters, Jenny, Valerie, and Janice (Billy-Joe); granddaughters, Emily and Miranda; sisters, Nancy, Sandra, Peggy, Sue, Barb, and Cathy (Tim); brother, Jim (Brenda); brother-in-law, Esko Saranpaa (Marilyn); sister-in-law, Miriam Keith (Don); and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father and mother (Jack and Muriel Marr); one brother; and one sister.
Following cremation, a memorial visitation will be held Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. in the Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland St.
As expressions of sympathy, in memoriam donations may be made to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, designated to the Northern Cancer Fund, or to St. Joseph’s Foundation–Hospice Unit.