It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful Laurel Somerscales Studley on October 25, 2023 in her 75th year. Survived by her loving husband Barry, daughter Bobbi-Jo Burns Pitre (Roger), granddaughters Alyssa Pitre, Tianna Pitre, Tiffany Ross (Ian) her sister Frances Hirst, sister-in-law Gwen Somerscales and nieces Leeann and Laura Somerscales. Predeceased by her parents Leonard and Gloria Somerscales of Courtice, brothers Leigh and Darryl. Her infectious laugh, super fun, kind, and gentle spirit will be greatly missed by all of those who knew her Her infectious laugh, super fun, kind, and gentle spirit will be greatly missed by all of those who knew her. Many thanks to Hillsdale Estates (Pineridge Staff - 2nd Floor) for their wonderful care that was provided for almost 8 years she resided there. A huge thank you to the staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, 4th floor for their care and support during this more than difficult time. An extra acknowledgement to nurse Anna who gracefully provided kind and compassionate care not only to Laurel but to those who stayed by her side.
Celebration of Life will take place at the Oshawa Legion, 741 Simcoe Street South, on Sunday December 3rd from 1-3pm. In lieu of flowers, we kindly ask that any donations be made out to the Durham Alzheimer's Society in Laurel's name would be appreciated. We love you and know that you are up there dancing again!