Loretta Wood (nee Sherritt)

Mom passed away at the Lions Prairie Manor, the evening of March 30th, 2024 at the age of 94 years after a long battle with Dementia and a devastating stroke on March 22nd.

Mom was predeceased by her husband Don, parents Perce & Gertrude Sherritt, brothers; Ted and Arn, and sister Rowena Gibb.

She is survived by her daughter Lynda, son Bob, sister Velma Doupe, sisters-in-law; Grace Tully and Elaine Wood, along with her nieces and nephews, her cousins and their families, and many good friends.

We would like to thank the Lions Prairie Manor staff for mom’s excellent care during her almost 4 years residing with them, and their compassion for us in the 9 grueling days after her stroke. You folks are wonderful!

Should friends desire, donations in mom’s memory may be made to Knox United Church, PO Box 246, Oakville, MB R0H 0Y0 or the Oakville Cemetery, PO Box 88, Oakville, MB R0H 0Y0.

Visitation and viewing will be held on Friday, April 5th from 1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m. at Omega Funeral Home, 83 Royal Rd. S, Portage la Prairie. A Celebration of Mom’s Life will take place at Knox United Church, 155 – 2nd St., Oakville, on Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow the service at the Oakville Cemetery.

Messages of condolences can be made online at http://www.omegafuneralhome.com.

Omega Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.