Ernestine LaValley

1934 - 2019

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound on Thursday August 1, 2019 at the age of 84 years. Beloved mother of Martha “Martie” LaValley, Michealene LaValley, Michael LaValley (partner Wanita), Francis LaValley Jr. (wife Cynthia), and Kathleen LaValley, all of Neyaashiinigmiing. Cherished grandmother of Tracy, Penny, Melissa, Shawn, Joel, Natasha, Darryl, and Derrick; and many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Luke Forehand and his wife Pat. Predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Matill; husband, Francis LaValley Sr.; brother, Foy Forehand; sisters, Jane LaValley, and Shirley Thompson; daughters, Mary Montour, and Susan LaValley-Tyler; granddaughter, Amber LaValley-Strauss; and 1 great-granddaughter. Family invite friends to gather with them at the Maadookii Seniors Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing, for a service to celebrate Ernestine’s life on Sunday August 4, 2019 at 1 o’clock. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Lung Association, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

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