Cherry Blossoms

Lara Gannon-Bessaw

September 7, 1966 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 54)


It is with great sorrow that the family of Lara Gannon-Bessaw announces her unexpected passing at her home on August 31, 2021, at the age of 54 years.  Lara was the beloved daughter of Dwight Bessaw, Marie Gannon (Bill) (nee Laframboise) and the late Simon Gannon, whom Lara loved dearly and was the loving mother to Emily Byfield and Joshua Byfield.  She will be lovingly remembered by her siblings Shane Gannon (Elaina), Rheuben Gannon, Deidre Lewis (Stan) and Dustin Gannon; and niece Kaylah Lewis and nephews Kameron Lewis and KJ Lewis. The family will be receiving visitors on Wednesday September 8, 2021, at the McGuinty Funeral Home (North Bay) between the times of 10am to 1pm.  Covid-19  Protocols are in place, requiring social distancing and the wearing of masks.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Sleeping Children Around the World foundation (SCAW) would be gratefully acknowledged by Lara’s family.  Online condolences can be made at  

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September 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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