June 6, 1951 - June 27, 2022
Dorothy Lavergne, retired, former home support worker, resident of Winnipeg and formerly Kenora died suddenly on June 27th, 2022 at the age of 71 surrounded by family.
Dorothy is survived by her brother Alfred Guerin, her son Paul Guerin, her daughter Michelle Harrison (nee Lavergne), her son-in-law Richard Harrison, and her granddaughters Brianna Pirrie, Melissa Lavergne and Kristy Lavergne. She is predeceased by her sisters Cecile Lundberg and Kathleen Brosseau, her father Alfred Guerin and her mother Winifred Vandal, grandfather Adolphus Vandal and grandmother Olive Atkinson.
Dorothy was born in Kenora, Ontario on June 6th, 1951 to Alfred Guerin and Winifred Vandell. She completed junior high school and went on to be hotel housekeeper in Kenora. On November 7th, 1970 she married Larry, a Sawyer. On February 20th, 1967 and October 11th, 1971 respectively, she welcomed her son and daughter who were the most important part of her life. She moved to Winnipeg in 1985 and became a home support worker. She loved spending quality time with all children. She'd bring craft supplies to her client's children and play with and read to them. She would do similar things with her three granddaughters. She was a devoted caregiver who enjoyed going to bingo and horse races with her sister, Cecile. They enjoyed many coffee dates together. She will be deeply missed by her friends, family and all who knew her.
A celebration of life is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 16th at 29 - 100 Wickham Road. There will be photos and snacks. Flowers donations and condolences will be appreciated at this time.
In the meantime, Dorothy's family kindly requests that all of her friends and relatives take a few minutes to honour her memory by sharing photos, memories, and stories, using the comment section on this page.
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