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Obituary for Barbara Anne Upchan (Kanerva)

In loving memory of Barbara Anne Upchan (nee Kanerva) 81 years passed away peacefully at Health Sciences North on Sunday, January 7th, 2024.

Beloved wife and best friend of 60 years Frank Upchan. Loving mother of Nicholas “Nick”, Darren, and Kyla Dumontelle (Mike). Cherished Granny of Eric (Rachel De La Morandiere, Jacklyn (Pat Roy), Dawn MacIsaac, Trista Dumontelle, and Alicia Dumontelle and Great Granny of Autumn and Leo predeceased. Predeceased by her parents Victor and Lillian Kanerva (nee Brown). Dear sister of Alexander “Sonny” predeceased (Sue), Kevin predeceased, Wendy Boscariol (Peter), Shawn (Sarah), and Vicky Lynn Mansfield (Dave). She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

At her request there will be no visitation or service. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, January 20th, 2024 at Bryston’s on the Park (Guild Hall) from 1-4 pm. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium with entombment in the Park Lawn Cemetery. Donations to the Arthritis Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangement entrusted to Sudbury Park Lawn Cremation Service.