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AFELSKIE, Hillary Anne

Published:Jan 12, 2012

Event Date:Jan 04, 2012

 

Hillary Anne AFELSKIE

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hillary Anne Afelskie as the result of a tragic accident on January 4, 2012. Cherished daughter of Richard and Palma. Beloved sister of Brennan. Special granddaughter of Ambrose and Theresa Afelskie and the late Stef and Thea Heebink. Dear niece of Paul Heebink (Melanie), Petra Heebink (Bill Murray) Colleen Borley (Simon), Robert Afelskie (Dawn), Carol Ann Armstrong (Bob), Catherine Afelskie (Roger Patenaude) and Connie Afelskie. Dearest cousin of Derek (Miranda & Gavyn), Marijke, Tom & Jackson, Jacob & Ryan, Pascale & Justin, Thomas & Caleb. Hillary attended Laurentian University in Sudbury and was pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher. She was committed to improving the lives of children. She worked with children and youth with disabilities at Camp Merrywood last summer and she was very excited with the possibility of returning this year. Hillary had incredible leadership qualities; she was quiet yet confident, serious yet humorous. Hillary was very active in her school and community. She was instrumental in organizing "Relay for Life" at her high school for 4 years. Hillary spent a summer improving her french in Riviere du Loup, Quebec in order to help fulfill her dreams in the teaching field. Hillary made wonderful friends during all of her experiences and adventures. We are thankful for her special circle of friends in Thorneloe Residence at Laurentian. Hillary will live on in the lives of several people who have received her organs. Visitation will be held at the Elmwood Bible Chapel, 200 Francis Ave., Renfrew on Friday January 13, 2012 from 1 - 4 p.m. A celebration of Hillary's life will be held at 4 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hillary Afelskie Memorial Bursary. Donations can be made payable to Thorneloe University and mailed to 935 Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the GOULET FUNERAL HOME, 310 Argyle St, S, Renfrew 613-432-2849.Online condolences/donations may be made at www.gouletfuneralhome.com

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Ottawa East News, Ottawa South News, Ottawa West News, Nepean Barrhaven News, Stittsville News, West Carleton Review, Arnprior Chronicle-Guide, Carleton Place Almonte Canadian Gazette, Kemptville Advance, Renfrew Mercury, Smiths Falls Record News

Location: Ottawa

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