KURKIMAKI, Eira (nee Ojala) - In loving memory of Eira (nee Ojala) Kurkimaki, 68 years, who passed away Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital - St. Joseph's Health Centre. Daughter of Niilo and Laina (Tuuri) Ojala predeceased. Loving wife of Mikko Kurkimaki predeceased. Mother and best friend to Lisa Kurkmaki (Pia), Anita Kurkimaki, Brenda Hogan (Steve), David Kurkimaki (Lynn). Cherished Mumma to Michael, Justin and Elisa, sister to Edith Soarinen (Oiva), Evelyn Hromlak and Robert Ojala (Myrna). Eira had a kind hearted soul and patience of the world that extended to everyone she knew. She spent a lot of special time with her grandchildren who adored her. Funeral Service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel, JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St., Sudbury, Saturday, July 8th, 2006 at 3 p.m. Cremation with interment in the family plot at the Civic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated.