MINER, Lori Susan - After a short struggle with illness, Lori at the age of 43 passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital on July 2, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Lori is survived by her Mother Nancy Griffin, sisters Catherine Fauth (Paul), Heather Griffin, Stephanie Fulawka (Mark) and Angela Stotesbury. Lori has many loving nieces and nephews - Cody, Taylor & Erik Fauth, Lauren & Jordan Fulawka and Hannah & Liam Scarry. Her family will miss her deeply.
Despite Lori's physical disabilities she lived a full life and kept busy with social events. She had a deep love for her church. She loved to sing and was very involved in her church choir. Lori also volunteered at St Jospeh's Hospital for over 15 years. She was a big supporter of MADD Canada in honour of her predeceased brother Robert.
Lori was a kind and gentle soul with a good sense of humour. She always had a positive outlook on life. Her smile could light up any room. She will be missed by many.
A visitation on Wednesday evening July 8th will take place. Lori's memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, July 9th. Please call Harris Funeral Home to book if you plan to attend the visitation and/or the funeral(519-433-7253).
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Siloam United Church in Lori's memory.
July 6, 2020, 8:23 pm
Lori I did not have the opportunity to meet you
but we talked on a weekly basis when you called the TA office. i would answer the phone and you always said " Hey you " You shared your love of music and church with me. You cried when you were in pain and I would always say Lori it will get better. You are now singing in that Heavenly Choir you are in no more pain. I will miss your voice but I know you are at peace.
Sing loud Lori for all to hear.
Karen Rae Short
July 7, 2020, 1:36 pm
We have known Lori for nearly six years since joining Siloam’s choir and admired how Lori came to nearly every rehearsal and service, sometimes having to arrive very early or wait some time after depending on the transportation schedule. I’m sure it was the same for any of Lori’s activities and it is a testament to her commitment that she was so involved with the church and at St. Jo’s. With Covid-19 concerns, we are sending our condolences and regret not being able to attend in person. Thank you for the suggestion to donate to Siloam.
Karen and Matthew
July 8, 2020, 9:04 am
Deepest sympathy to all of Lori’s family.
I met Lori when I joined the Siloam choir where we both sang soprano. Chats on the phone and messaging kept us connected and especially during these last few months which were so difficult for her. Cherish the good memories.
July 8, 2020, 9:22 am
We shall all miss Lori`s wonderful smile and warm personality.
Always on of the first to offer her help and support. WE all have fond memories of Lori, whether it be a special event, choir, messy church her presence counted.
July 8, 2020, 10:01 pm
After just returning from Lori’s visitation, we were so grateful to meet all of her wonderful family. We appreciated the stories that went along with the many photographs, especially as a young girl. We wanted to let her family how much we adored Lori - always a beautiful smile, gorgeous hair and the best dressed in the room! Every trip to church ended with a big hug and quick visit before she had to catch her bus. One of our favourite memories was when the 4 of us went to see Hillary Duff and we got front row seats! She was an incredible role model for so many and worked hard to open up barriers for all. Lori made each day count giving support to many organizations out in the community. We appreciated the help and support Lori gave to each of us and we will truly miss her glowing presence at Siloam.
May God hold you in the palm of his hand,
Lorraine Lewis, Lyndsay & Nicole Duffin
July 8, 2020, 11:21 pm
I only meet Lori once at ladies conference at crossroads but I will
always remember her smile I post a picture of me her with Ann Mainse
on her Facebook wall many prayers and love to the family
July 12, 2020, 10:03 pm
Will miss your laughs and smiles at Hutton House
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