Obituary for Ilona Berthiaume

Lydia Ilona Berthiaume (Olschmike)

March 22, 1936 – March 12, 2024

It is with much sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Ilona at the Providence Transitional Care Centre in Kingston on March 12, 2024, with her family by her side.

Ilona, who was born and raised in Rastatt, Germany, is predeceased by her parents and siblings. She is survived by her children, Holmer Berthiaume (Judy Hough), Jacqueline “Jackie” Leblanc (Jack predeceased), Jean-Pierre “Peter” Berthiaume, Richard Berthiaume (JoAnn), her grandchildren, Eric Leblanc, Ryan Berthiaume (Leanne), Joshua Bartholomew (Lisa Harriton), Marc Leblanc (John Taylor), Kyle Berthiaume, Jonathan Berthiaume (Mahaila Welton), step-grandchildren Tari Lightwood (Ivan), Andrew Eyamie (Lorenza Marasco), Hannah Eyamie (Dan Lavigne), her great-grandchildren Everleigh, Aurora and Parker, and step-great-grandchildren Alexis, Mathilde, Asa and Kayden, as well as being fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Ilona’s family is grateful for the excellent care provided by the staff at the Providence Transitional Care Centre.

Cremation has been entrusted to James Reid Funeral Home and a celebration of Ilona’s life will be planned at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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