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Valerie Terrance

Valerie L. "Kanonsisakhe" Terrance (Francis)

Sunday, February 25th, 1951 - Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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AKWESASNE – “Kanonsisakhe” Valerie Francis Terrance, Mohawk Nation – Snipe Clan, 67, entered back into the Spirit World on her journey to the Creator on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Ottawa Civic Hospital.

Kanonsisakhe was the daughter of Mary Herne Francis and the late Michael H. Francis; loving wife of Robert Phillip Terrance; mother of Jarrad (Wendy), Brooke (Mike), Lenard (Charlene); and stepmother to Cindy (Lyle Lazore). She was the grandmother of Trevor, Edwin, Mercedes, Brodie, Krysten, Tevin, Tye, Kahentase, Kawisahawi, Nolan, Mitchell, Lenni, Lyric, Lenard Jr. “Rawi”, Lantana, and Lotus and great grandmother to Treyton, Taniyah, Kaiden, Kamery, Hendrix, and Barrett.

She was also a loving sister to, Mike Francis Jr. (Ann), Robin Barnes (Jim), Thomas Francis (Marilyn), Joseph Francis (Lorna), John Francis (Carolyn), Dave Francis, James T. Francis (Corleen), LeeAnn Jock (Steve), Cindy Francis Mitchell (Keith), Kathy Francis-Roundpoint (Frank), and the late Donna Hopps (Jake); as well as an aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Thursday from 8-9:30 AM. Her funeral ceremony will be held Thursday 11:00 AM at the Mohawk Nation Longhouse, with cremation to follow.

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Matt Small

Posted at 01:32pm
My Condolences to the Terrance Family. Val was a great Lady who I had the pleasure of knowing for many years. She taught me patience and alot about the culture. Val spoke with high regard about her family. We spent a lot of time together countless lunch breaks. We even went to the Casino and that was fun! Many laughs shared. Val was one special Lady.
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Francis

Posted at 04:13pm
My sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Valerie. It's very difficult to loss some one we dearly love in death. But our heavenly father is far more powerful than death. He is the loving Rescuer who has already shown that he can defeat this enemy. And he promises to destroy this enemy, death, once and for all. The Bible teaches: “The last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” (1 Corinthians 15:26) He promises that the dead will live again. (Isaiah 26:19) They will be brought back to life. That is the hope of the resurrection. May the words found in the holy scriptures help you to have some peace and hope
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Theresa Kind

Posted at 10:41pm
My heartfelt condolences to Val's entire family. I worked with Val at Scotiabank for years. She was a nice lady. She will be missed.

Posted at 05:29pm
My sincere condolences to all of Val's family. I worked with her at Scotiabank for many years and she has been taken from us much too soon. Please know that my thoughts are with you and I even had to laugh today ( she must be watching) as I picked up a branch address stamp from one of the wicket drawers and Val's name was written in permanent marker on the end of it.:) It was always a joke how we had to mark everything in our drawers or it would somehow disappear...She will be missed Monica Joslin
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Lois Terrance

Posted at 04:46pm
Heartfelt Sympathy to all of the family. Lois
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