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Lena Anita Brown, 52

At the University Hospital, London on Friday, May 28, 2010, Lena Anita Brown, (nee Johnson), of Pinewood, Ontario age 52, passed away. Beloved wife of Vernon. Loving step-mother of Veronica, Tyler and Stacey. Dear daughter of Hilkka Grouda of Sudbury and the late Alexis Johnson. Cherished sister of her twin Riitta (Paul) Caruso, Gary (Marlene) Johnson, Leila Johnson (Bob Nault) and Kaija (Dan) Jalbert. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her cat Muffin and dog Skipper. Lena was predeceased by her infant children Chantal, Darren, Monica and Baby Brown.
Lena enjoyed gardening, reading and travel and always looked forward to cruises with her sisters. She also loved the outdoors and had great times as part of the hunting crew. A dedicated RN at Riverside Health Care, Lena provided tender care to her patients. She was a loving, caring and compassionate woman who devoted her life to family and friends. She will be sadly missed.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 1 p.m. from the Northridge Funeral Home, Emo, with Rev. Barb Miller officiating.
Memorial contributions to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the London Health Sciences Foundation (for Transplant Unit) c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario P0W 1E0 would be gratefully acknowledged.