JOANNE MARGARET VIRTA (nee Buswa)

November 28 1967 – January 3, 2018
The strongest woman we’ve known passed away on Thursday surrounded by loved ones at the age of 50. Predeceased by beloved mother Celina (nee Labranche) (2005), father Rene Buswa (2009), newborn daughter Hope Virta (2000), brother Clayton Labranche (2016). Loving Mother to Robyn, Sheldon, Kyle and Mckinley. Ever loving grandmother to Celina Dillon. Will be fondly remembered by William Eadie and Kyle Virta. Sadly missed by brothers Dave and Henry Buswa, sisters Cheryl Carter (Ron), Iris (Lance) Martin and Corrine Buswa. Dear sister-in-law Felomena Labranche. Auntie to Vicky and Zachary Labranche (Marlena), Chelsea Rutledge (Ben) and Quinn Carter, Natalie (Danny), Celeste (Griffith), Evan Martin. Will be missed by many aunts, uncles, great-nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. And her much beloved four footed companion Bryan her old man. Visitation from 7pm at Whitefish River Community Centre, Funeral Service was 11 am Monday, January 8, 2018 at Whitefish River Community Centre. Burial at Sagamok Cemetery Island Funeral Home.