Celebration of life planned for MH Lessard

Visitation will be held for Marie-Helen Lessard at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, 21 First Street, Orangeville on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A private family service will be held. A celebration of their lives will take place at Orangeville District Secondary School, 22 Faulkner Street, Orangeville on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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There is a fund set up at RBC Royal Bank called the “Ratz Lessard Fund” in support of her two sons, Sebastian and Derek. Donations can be made at any RBC branch or by calling 1-800-769-2511 and citing the fund’s name.

Donations can also be made to the Upper Grand Learning Foundation athttp://www.uppergrandlearningfoundation.com

MH Lessard, 49, a respected competitor, coach, judge, official, horse show organizer and volunteer, and her husband, Steven Ratz, 57, were killed in a car crash on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 on Dufferin County Road 10 near their home in Amaranth Township.

The Ontario Equestrian Federation offers its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of MH Lessard and Steven Ratz.

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