It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Laureen Ciotti
(Merrick). Laureen was the loving wife of the Late Bob Ciotti Jr. 2019. Cherished
mother of Robert (Kristine), Lori (Rick) Baetz, Dan (Judy), John (Late Jean) and Patti (Steve)
Wonderful grandmother of Amanda Arsenault, Jodie Moon, Sarah (Allan)
Hamilton, Andrea (Brandon) Ackles, Jamie (Sara) Ciotti, Michael (Tanya) Ciotti,
Chris Ciotti, Zachary Riddell, Jenna Ciotti, Jonny Riddell And Anthony Ciotti. Great
grandmother of Brandon Ciotti Falla, Tj (Alyssa) Arsenault, Aden Moon, Paige
Moon, Isabella Hamilton, Isla Hamilton, Weston Ackles, Nora Ciotti And Lilliana
Ciotti. Aunt To Many Nephews And Nieces.
Laureen Was Born on Manitoulin Island October 2, 1937, to Frank Merrick and
Hazel Mccoleman. Laureen was predeceased by her siblings Pat Burns (Bob) Bill
Merrick (Alice), Carlyle Merrick, Shirley Starling (Bob) And Carol Matthews (Al).
Laureen and Bob were married in Sault Ste Marie, where they raised their 5
children until 1975, when they relocated to Renton Ontario and Owned and
operated the 18-Wheeler Truckstop & Restaurant. Laureen also volunteered
countless hours to the Childrens Aid Society.
Laureen was an avid hockey mom & Toronto Maple Leaf fan with a great sense of
humor, quick wit and never hesitated to help those in need.
A private family gathering will take place later date.
Donations can be made to the St Joseph’s Hospice in London, Ontario.