LENS, Maria Elisabeth - Peacefully passed away on July 14, 2017 at Crescent Park Lodge in her 93rd year.
Beloved wife of the late Leo Lens – 2015.
Loving mother of Gilberta and Fred Corey, Irene and Larry Czinege, August Lens, and Brenda and Jim Vittie
She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Leah (Morgan) Roesch, Christopher Corey, Tara (Seth) Corey-Ebersole, Kyle Lens, Ashley (Jonathan), Larry Jr. Czinege (Mary-Jean), Jessy (Kyle) Walsh, Dylan, Jenny Vittie (Richard) and her great-grandchildren Andrew Roesch, Jacob Corey, Aiden Walsh, Leo Czinege and William Maracle. Also survived by her sister Matilda and many nieces and nephews.
Maria was a loving and caring person to her family and many others in her nursing care. She was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Women’s League, volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Northland Manor.
The Lens family will receive friends at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne, on Tuesday from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be held at the funeral home Tuesday at 3 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 19th at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, Port Colborne, with Father Peter Walton as celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery.
If so desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.