Violet Ellen Beirness passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday December 7th 2010.
Age 80 years.

Beloved wife of the late Gilbert Michel and the late Joseph (Joe) Beirness.

Loving mother of Henry Michel and his wife Susan of Parry Sound; Rodney Michel and his wife Karen of Belleville; Dennis Michel of Thunder Bay; Gilbert Michel and his wife Debbie of Parry Sound; Dian Emerson and her husband Bud of Parry Sound; and the late Donald.

Fondly remembered by Joeís children.

Lovingly remembered by her 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Loving daughter of the late Jim and Ellen Irwin.

Dear sister of Sherland Irwin and the late Aubrey Bailey Orland Bailey Melvin Bailey Elvena Jackson and Rosie Beirness.

Fondly remembered by her nieces nephews other relatives and friends.

Family will receive visitors at the Logan Funeral Home 81 James Street Parry Sound (746-5855) on Friday December 10th 2010 between the hours of 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Funeral Service in the Logan Memorial Chapel on Saturday December 11th at 2:00 P.M. Interment Hillcrest Mausoleum and Foley Memorial Cemetery in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.