Livia Janitens
Livia Janitens

Obituary of Livia Janitens

 Livia Tereza Janitens

April 28, 1927 – January 20, 2022


Peacefully in her 95th year, after a long battle with Alzheimers.  Livia is predeceased by her husband, Gunars.  Dear mother and mother-in-law of Diana (John), Judy and Richard (Colleen).  Wonderful grandmother to John (Cailin), Keith (Kerry), Christina, Tara (Jeff), Alanna and David.  Great-grandmother to Noa, Bryn, Emmy, Tessa, Shae, Jack and Connor.  She is survived by her brother Andris from Latvia and predeceased by her sister Skaidrite from England.  She is also survived by two nieces and a nephew.

Livia was a nurse for over 40 years and was a member of the Peace Latvian Lutheran Church for many years.  After her retirement, she enjoyed walking, gardening, reading and taking care of her precious cat, Boo-Boo.  She also enjoyed travelling to Latvia and England to visit her siblings.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.


Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Livia may do so to the Peace Latvian Lutheran Church 83 Main Street, Ottawa, K1S 1B5

Friends are invited to visit at the Pinecrest Remembrance Centre, 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 1 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Covid protocols will be in place.

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