Laura Jane Shayka

1/15/1955 - 2/14/2017

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In Loving Memory

Shayka, Laura Jane

Laura passed away peacefully at her beloved cottage with her family at her side on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Loving long-time companion and wife of Michael for 45 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children and grandchildren; Alisha (Ryan) Parry and children Jackson and Fletcher; Noah Shayka, Candace Shayka (Darren MacDonald) and children Seth, Jeffrey and Calum. Dear daughter of Elsie and Roger Jacques. Survived by her siblings Paul, Anne and Marcel and many nieces and nephews. Dear daughter-in-law of Harry and Helen Shayka and sister-in-law of John and Olga.
Laura (Madame Shayka) was passionate about her students, she touched many lives throughout her 40 years of teaching. She retired from the Niagara District Catholic School Board in 2015.
In honouring Laura's wishes cremation has taken place. A private gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hope Centre would be appreciated by the family. Please share your condolences, memories and photos at Arrangements entrusted to Pleasantview Funeral Home 905-892-1699.

Laura Jane Shayka
Posted by Alisha on behalf of the Shayka Family | 3/17/2017

Thank you to everyone who has shared a story or memory of my mom. Thank you for your condolences. We deeply appreciate your kindness and sympathy.

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Posted by Jayne Evans | 2/25/2017

I was so saddened to hear of Laura's passing. She was a dear colleague and we always found this to laugh about. I'm afraid that the last time we were together was at our retirement party in 2015. May she rest in peace and also pray for us all. Au revoir mon amie.

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