Leigh Ann Utronki, aged 72, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, October 16, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Gerry and Bessie Utronki (nee Graves). Leigh Ann is survived by her siblings Dennis, Brenda Lacroix (Les Eady), Kelly (Peter Hamilton) and was predeceased by her brother Gary Utronki. She was also a beloved niece of Jim Utronki. Additionally, Leigh Ann is fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Diane Utronki, along with several nieces and nephews. She leaves behind her cherished fur-babies, Gretta, Twitch, and Harper.
Leigh Ann dedicated 37 years of her life as a school-teacher in Pembroke. Her passion for educating young minds endeared her to many. She will be deeply missed by her retired teachers luncheon group friends, with whom she shared countless memories and laughter.
A private Graveside Service will be held at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Renfrew. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made to an Animal Rescue organization of choice, as Leigh Ann had a great love for animals and their well-being. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Pinnacle Cremation Services in Renfrew.
Leigh Ann Utronki’s sudden passing has left a void in the lives of those who knew and loved her. Her legacy as a dedicated and passionate educator, as well as her kindness towards animals, will be forever cherished by her family, friends, and community. May she rest in peace.