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Anita Jane Saulnier

Halifax Herald 4/16/2003

SAULNIER, Anita Jane - 18, Arcadia. Born December 11, 1984, passed away peacefully in Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Sunday, April 13, 2003. Anita, our "Earth Angel" courageously won her 18 year fight with Cystic Fibrosis. Anita attended grade 12 at Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School and was a member of Maple Grove/Yarmouth High Memorial Club, and was an employee at Dollarama for the past two years. Anita's spirit and essence brought out the best in everyone, and her love for life had been an inspiration to all who have had the honor of knowing her. She is survived by her mother, Joan Surette; her father, Ernest Saulnier, Tusket; brothers, Ryan Saulnier and Keegan Surette, both at home; maternal grandparents, Jane Surette and the late Belmont Surette, grampy, Ernie Muise; paternal grandparents, Ernest and Rose Saulnier; her best friend, Candace Boudreau; her devoted, loving boyfriend, Ryan Amirault. Anita leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends whose hearts she had touched by her courageous and positive attitude towards life. The family would like to thank all of the nurses, doctors, and hospital staff, as they are a part of our extended family. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Huskilson's Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Melbourne, Father Gerald LeBlanc officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. On-line condolences may be sent to: huskilson@ns.sympatico.ca