Ms. Evelyn Rita LaCroix May 4, 1925 - November 5, 2008 - Evelyn Rita LaCroix (nee Puetz) passed away peacefully with family by her side, Wednesday November 5th at HDH in her 84th year. Evelyn is survived by her children Ronald (Pat) LaCroix, Carole Anne (Peter) Moyer, Martin LaCroix (Gabriella) and Theresa LaCroix. She is lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Julie (Denis) Laurin, Eric (Nina) Robitaille, Jill & Nicole LaCroix, Michael & Roberta LaCroix and Christian & Danielle Mecham. Her unique character was also enjoyed by her 5 great grand children Logan, Sarah, Emma, Daniel and Quinn. She will be missed by her siblings Nelson Puetz, Albertine Pilon, Wilfred (Dorothy) Piitz and Raymond Piitz as well her many her neices and nephews far and wide. She is pre-deceased by her brother Gerome (Isabelle) Piitz, her sister Adeline (Lee) Perks and sister in-laws Ann Puetz and Marg Piitz. The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers of Georgian Manor for the 17yrs of their support, care and friendship. Funeral services were held on Monday November 10th in Penetanguishene. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Georgian Manor Furnishings Fund, or to the Penetang Legion Mortgage Fund. Her light will shine bright for eternity by the power of her spirit, her humour and her love of life. She will be forever missed.