Laurie (Lorraine Ann) Gramlich

Laurie (Lorraine Ann) Gramlich

GRAMLICH, Laurie (Lorraine Ann)

March 24, 1947 – November 18, 2011

Laurie was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on March 24th, 1947 and passed away in Courtenay on November 18, 2011 at the age of 64 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Laurie was predeceased by her father, Russell Sutherland. Laurie will always be lovingly remembered by her family and friends.

She leaves behind her devoted husband, Les, of 45 years, her sons Quintin and Sean, her grandchildren Ryan, Kimberly, Malayna and Aiden, her mother, Lee, her brother, Russ (known to the family as Mike) and her extended family and many friends. Laurie had a full and varied life. As a young girl, she travelled with her parents on various military postings in Canada and Europe where she attended her high school years. When she married Les in 1966, she joined him on his many military postings in Canada and Europe. She worked in various positions along the way, some of which included Inuvik, NWT, Secretary to the Ambassador for Canada in Kiev, Ukraine and several others.

She loved figure skating, camping with her family, sewing, cross stitch, cooking, reading and enjoyed our little island in the Pacific. She also enjoyed sitting outside on her deck soaking up the sun.

A celebration of Laurie’s life will be held at Piercy’s Funeral Home, 440 England Ave. On Saturday, November 26th at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Society in Laurie’s memory.

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