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In Memory of
Frances Valeriote
July 14, 1935 – February 7, 2022 - Age 86


Funeral Mass Recording –

Memorial Picture video –

VALERIOTE, FRANCES MARY: – At Owen Sound Hospital, on Monday, February 7, 2022.  Fran (Aylward) Valeriote, of Southampton, age 86 years, beloved wife of the late Jerry Valeriote (2014).  Dear mother of Chuck (Tracy) of Guelph; Terri-Anne (late Kevin Russell) of Southampton; Patrick (Caroline) of Kitchener; Diane (Jeff Tooke) of London; Shannon (Kelly Lister) of Michigan; Tone (Robynne) of Walkerton and Cortni of Southampton.  Loved grandmother of 11 grandchildren: Dawn, Shaun, Katie, Diane, Anita, Tim, Sarah, Domenic, Jack, Nate & Quinn, 5 great-grandchildren: Lucas, Paige, Adam, Owen & Avery as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by her parents Charles and Anna Aylward and her sister Kay Craig.

Fran was a witness to her profession as a Secular Franciscan by bringing the Gospel to life and life to the Gospel by how she lived her life. She was a member of St Joseph the Worker Franciscan Fraternity. Fran along with her late husband, Jerry, were foster parents to dozens of children over three decades. She will be sadly missed by all.

Visitation at the Eagleson Funeral Home, 234 Palmerston Street, Southampton, on Saturday February 12, 2022 from 10am to 12 noon. Please call the funeral home to schedule a time come through, 519-797-2085.

A Private Funeral Mass will follow at St. Joseph’s Church, Port Elgin. The Funeral Mass will be recorded and will be available on this webpage when recording is ready.

Public Spring interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Southampton.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Covenant House or Messenger of St Anthony would be appreciated.