Date of death:
Sunday December 30, 2018

The Observer, Sarnia, ON

Coppens, Maria 'Ria' - Surrounded by her loving family, Ria passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence in Kingsville at the age of 93. Loving mother of Ingrid, René (Cathy), Robert (Elaine), Dennis (Teresa), and Mary-Ann (Bill) Liggins. Cherished Oma of Laryssa Anger, Carolyn (Adam) Richards; Andrea, Julia and Stephanie Coppens; Matthew and Michelle Coppens; Connor, Jarod and Kieran Coppens; Jessica (Isaac) Golle; and Joshua Liggins. Treasured great-grandmother of Alex Richards and Averie Golle. Dear sister of Fr. Jan Molenaar and Sister Tiny Molenaar in The Netherlands. Predeceased by her husband Leo (2011), parents and nine siblings. Ria loved flowers and gardening and will be forever remembered as a talented gardener. She will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she touched. Special thanks to the staff at Royal Oak Long Term Care in Kingsville for all your care and compassion shown to our mother. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Thursday, January 3, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with prayers being offered at 8:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, 1920 Wildwood Dr., Brights Grove, on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations in Ria's name to Connections Early Years Family Centre, Windsor or Covenant House (cheques only please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at The Observer, Sarnia, ON, 2019-01-02

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