Laginha-Mullin, Veronica Ann

With broken hearts, the family announces the sudden and unexpected passing of Veronica Ann Laginha - Mullin on Friday, April 10, 2020 at the age of 30. Born in New Liskeard, ON she spent most of her youth in Elk Lake, ON. She attended high school at both West Ferris Secondary School and Timiskaming District Secondary School. She moved to Sudbury to attend Laurentian University completing a degree in Zoology, further her passion for animals of all kinds. She continued to live in Sudbury with her partner Matthew Disley. Veronica’s energetic personality brought joy to her many friends and family. She is survived and missed by her mother Janet Laginha, stepfather Marc Mathieu, her father Dave Mullin, stepmother Diane Mullin, her siblings Monica and Abbi Mullin, Kenny Mathieu, Kayla Williams, and her grandparents, June Mullin, Jose and Ercilia Laginha. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to Monarch Recovery Services in Veronica’s memory.


32 Condolences

  1. We are so sorry for your loss.
    Our prayers are with you.
    Jenny Cebola

    By: Jenny cebola
    May 6, 2020
  2. Dave, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family and mom. I pray you feel the comfort of God’s presence and His Arms of Love around you.

    By: Doug Walker
    April 24, 2020
  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all.
    Mike, Cathy and girls

    By: Mike and Cathy deWitt
    April 23, 2020
  4. Sending love and comfort to you all from Arthur, where our paths have been lucky enough to cross with Veronica and many of her family at the home base of her grandparents June and Cleve. There are no words but please know my thoughts and prayers continue for you all during this tragic time. I’m so very, very sorry. May she rest in peace until you one day meet again. xo

    By: Sheila Bauman
    April 22, 2020
  5. I called her Fun Fact Vee… She was beautiful, smart and a joy to be around. She will missed. 💛

    By: Samantha
    April 21, 2020
  6. I was so saddened to hear about Veronica’s passing. I am truly sorry for your loss. Losing a child and sibling is heartbreaking, my heart aches for you all. I have so many wonderful memories of Veronica and I will cherish each one of them. Veronica was very special to me and I will be forever grateful that she came into my life!! Brenda

    By: Brenda Coulson
    April 19, 2020
  7. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in the difficult time. I was lucky to be able to get to know Veronica at TDSS. I have a lot of found memories of her from tdss and Sudbury.
    She was so kind/loving to everyone. She made the days fun/ bright. Heaven gained angel.

    By: Katie audette
    April 19, 2020
  8. My deepest condolences to the Mullin family. I had the pleasure of meeting Vee while attending Laurentian and will always remember her passion for the Zoology program! Rest is peace Vee, you are so missed, my prayers are with your family during this difficult time ❤️

    By: Kristen Kozlowicz
    April 18, 2020
  9. My family and I’s deepest condolences to all family and friends.
    Al Coombs

    By: Al Coombs
    April 18, 2020
  10. As I think of Veronica, my mind wanders back to Elk Lake and the days when Dave would let me be the BIT – babysitter in training and then I finally became the babysitter. Janet always had both girls closets filled with gorgeous outfits and dressing them up was one of my favourite things to do. Dave and Di, Jan and Marc, Monica & Abbi – I’m so very sorry for your loss – she will forever have a special place in my heart.

    By: Ashley Roy
    April 18, 2020
  11. Vero was a brilliant, humble, caring, sincere, with a willing drive and powerful woman. I had the privilege of having her as a student and she did her undergraduate thesis under my supervision. We spent many hours talking about life and dreams. I will always keep a place in my heart ❤️ for you Vero. My condolences to the family and partner.

    By: Mery Martinez
    April 17, 2020
  12. Dave & Diane, Janet & Marc, and families, we were so saddened to hear of Veronica’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, hoping that happy memories can dampen the sorrow you feel. She remains a bright light in our hearts, as our candle shines in her memory. Sincere condolences.

    By: Mark, Judy, Kate, Jesse Stevens and Christa Pinkerton
    April 17, 2020
  13. It was an absolute pleasure getting to Veronica during our time at Laurentian. I learned so much from her, and loved her amazing zest for life. Thinking of all of the Mullin family. Sending lots of love. Xo

    By: Jacey Jackson
    April 17, 2020
  14. Your daughter is with the angels looking down on us with
    Kindness and love she will always be in your hearts dont ever
    Loose that love and kindness she was great girl i hardly new her
    But went to public school with her my moms colette cormier
    But i give u my colendences hugs from me and my fAmily

    By: Melanie cormier
    April 17, 2020
  15. My sincere condolences to the whole family and friends. I will forever cherish the memories I have of taking care of her as a child. Sending you all strength and love. Tish Klint and Rhya❤️

    By: Tish
    April 17, 2020
  16. Dave, Diane, Janet and families
    We are so sorry to learn of the passing of Veronica. Our hearts are broken for you. Words seem so inadequate. Please know you are in our thoughts.

    Keetha, Jeff & Jory Willard

    By: Keetha, Jeff and Jory Willard
    April 17, 2020
  17. With the most heartfelt condolences, to Veronica’s
    parents, families and her partner Matthew.
    Words may not suffice to express the heartfelt
    sorrow that I feel for the passing of your daughter
    and my son’s partner.
    She will be dearly missed, a life gone too soon!!
    Veronica may you rest in peace.

    By: Guylaine Disley
    April 17, 2020
  18. Veronica, the shock of this news still hasn’t worn off. Remembering the so many great times together. Our high school years and all throughout university. The excitement on your face when we saw each other. All the laughs together (when you weren’t yelling at Macy for keeping you awake). Too many funny moments to share but I will cherish them all. You left this world too soon my friend. Your fun beautiful spirit was infectious. And the passion you had for all the living things around you was inspiring. The many hours we spent watching Planet Earth soaking in David Attenborough‘s voice and marvelling at the uniqueness of nature. You had a curious nature and a hunger for knowledge. I hope you’re at peace among the trees and the nature you so loved. You deserve it. Even though life took us our separate ways your friendship will always be remembered. In the words of David Attenborough: An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. With all the love, your Baxy

    By: Becca
    April 17, 2020
  19. We are so very sorry for your loss. May the loving memories of Veronica and the love of family surround all of you and give you strength in the days ahead.

    By: Phillip and Leahan Parrott
    April 17, 2020
  20. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of great sorrow.
    May all the thoughts and prayers sent to you, bring each of you peace and that Veronica’s memories will, in time, bring you comfort.

    By: Shirley & Chester
    April 17, 2020
  21. Sending heartfelt condolences to all of Veronica’s family and friends. May your many treasured memories bring you light when you need it the most. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    By: Darren & Carol Hearn
    April 17, 2020
  22. Our deepest condolences,so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers .

    By: Guy ,Margaret Michaud
    April 17, 2020
  23. I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

    By: Julie Rioux
    April 17, 2020
  24. My deepest condolences to the family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time ❤️

    By: Melissa lebitt
    April 17, 2020
  25. We were so saddened to hear of Veronica’s passing. She was a beautiful girl. A great friend and roommate to Rebecca in their university days. With broken hearts, we surround her family and friends with love and comfort and support. We will light a candle in her honour and memory tonight.

    By: Fred and Sandy Ciraco
    April 17, 2020
  26. We send our sincere condolences to all. We share in your pain and loss, and hope that, in time, her memory will not bring a tear to your eye, but a smile to your face. Hold tight to each other during this most difficult time.

    By: Marilyn and Wayne Wilkinson
    April 17, 2020
  27. The loss of Veronica breaks my heart. Her smile was like no other and lit up any room she entered. She was one of the kindest people I’ve ever had the pleasure meeting. I will forever cherish our sleepovers in Elk Lake and the many cottage visits with our parents in tow. We shared a lot of good times as children and never once shy’d away from hellos and chats about our lives when we’d run into each-other. My Deepest heartfelt condolences to Janet, Dave, Monica and the rest of the Laginha and Mullen families. Rest in the sweetest peace Veronica, until we meet again. Xo ❤️

    By: Brooke Bedard
    April 17, 2020
  28. Janet, Monica and family, my heartfelt condolences and prayers to you all during such a difficult time.

    By: Wendy Dupuis
    April 17, 2020
  29. Our sincere condolences to the Laginha- Mullin Family, another angel gone to soon. We knew Veronica through our children as young adults. May you Rest in Peace Veronica, and may strength and light find its way to your loved ones as they struggle through this sad difficult journey. .

    By: Jeff and Wendy Jibb
    April 17, 2020
  30. I knew your daughter to be a girl who got along with almost everyone. I can’t rightly tell you how difficult it is for me to deal with the news of her death. I urge all to stay strong durning this unfortunate time. There are a few people on earth who make wonderful impact as much as a loving daughter does. I have deep respect for your daughter, and her death won’t ever change it. Accept my earnest condolence over your loss. I’ll miss working with her and making her desserts. I’ll miss seeing her smile and hearing such praise and appreciation. She is already so missed.

    By: Alicia
    April 17, 2020
  31. Sending my thoughts and prayers to Veronica’s family and loved ones. Veronica was such a joy and great coworker to work with at milestones. I got the pleasure of working with her almost every weekend and I can truly say work will not be the same without her. I will miss our laughs together and her hugs she always so eagerly greeted with. Again I want to send my condolences to all her loved ones during this difficult time.

    By: Nicole Smith
    April 17, 2020
  32. On behalf of Veronica’s Milestones family, we offer our deepest condolences over this sudden and unexpected loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Veronica’s family and friends at this difficult time,
    Veronica was always a ray of sunshine and she shared that sunshine with everyone she came into contact with, She created many new friendships amongst her colleagues in the short time she was here, and she will be greatly missed by all of us.

    “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed, and very dear,“ – Author unknown

    By: Milestones Sudbury
    April 17, 2020

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