Yvonne Spitse

Obituary of Yvonne Shirley Spitse


Yvonne Shirley Spitse

73, passed away peacefully at her home on November 2, 2021, surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was a devoted wife to Cornelis for 54 years, and a loving mother to Micheal Spitse (Carol), Jeffery Spitse (d. 1968), and Michelle Iversen. She was a proud Nana to Cassandra Spitse, Jaclyn Tuffin (Billy), Mikayla Spitse and Rachel Iversen. She was daughter to Arthur (d. 2002) and Doreen Gagnon, sister to Yvette Cousineau (Daniel d. 2008), and predeceased by brothers Lawrence Gagnon (d. 2019) (Debby) and Paul Gagnon (d. 2017) (Karen). Yvonne was a dear sister to many in-laws.She was an Aunty and cherished friend to many. Yvonne enjoyed reading, baking, shopping and camping. She found great joy in being a caregiver, always helping others in their time of need and never missed a chance to be with her family, from ball games to birthdays. No matter what she did, she made sure she looked her best, always having her hair and makeup done. Yvonne was a beautiful woman, inside and out.

At Yvonne's request, cremation will be taking place. The family extends their gratitude to caring nurse, Alyssa Mctavish. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Michael's Parish (29 Elliott St, Leamington, ON N8H 3M4) on Tuesday November 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Anyone wishing to attend will be required to sign-in upon arrival on the day off the Mass (you do not need to sign-up in advance). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.reidfuneralhome.ca