Melinda  Laverdiere

Obituary of Melinda Laverdiere

LAVERDIERE- Melinda (nee Bishop)

Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at her home on Wednesday May 19, 2021, at the age of 62 years. Loving wife of the late Rosaire (2018). Much loved mom of James, Miranda, Jeremy and Jonathan. Beloved grandma of Taylor, Kadin, Autumn, Kaislyn, Keithan and Kyliann. Great grandma of Charlotte. Melinda is the sister of Eileen Newlove (Terry), the late Herb Bishop (2014) (Brenda), Cindy Laughlin (Dave) and Bill Bishop (Kelly). She is predeceased by her parents Thomas (1989) and Cathy (2010). Melinda will be forever loved by her nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.  A heartfelt thank you to the caring staff of the Stedman Community Hospice and to Nurses Karen and Patty for all of the care and support shown to Melinda and the entire family. Due to Covid-19 protocol a private celebration of her life will be held at McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Road N. Brantford at a later date. Interment to follow, St. George Cemetery. Donations may be made in memory of Melinda to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Society of Brant. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

                                         McCleister 519-758-1553

A sincere special thank you to my “forever sister” Eileen, our long talks and laughs will never be forgotten. Having you by my side my dear sister is forever cherished. I love you always and forever to the moon and back.