Gunn, Tara Marie, (Jan. 12, 2018)

GUNN, Tara Marie – It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Tara Marie Gunn announces her peaceful passing on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the age of 32. Tara is the beloved wife of Justin Gunn and devoted mother of Anora and Ethan. Cherished daughter of Jill Youde (Ken Harder) and John Youde. Treasured sister of Stephanie Youde, Emily Youde (Tyler), Ryan Haggan (Haley), Amanda Youde, Jason Youde and the late Meaghan Harder, and loving aunt of Scarlett Haggan and Zach Youde. Tara is predeceased by her grandparents Bill and Ruth West, Edna Youde and cousins Kyle Fitzjohn and Robert West. Tara will be deeply missed by her parents-in-law Diane and the late John Gunn, brothers-in-law Stewart (Rita) and Trevor Gunn, Justin’s grandparents Jack (the late Betty) Woodham and the late Stewart and the late Margaret Gunn. She will be lovingly remembered by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, lifelong friend Vickey Rowe, and many friends. Tara graduated from Lambton College in 2009 with a degree in business and in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor. Tara put her career pursuit on hold when she discovered her true passion in life, being a mother to her and Justin’s two children, Anora and Ethan. Tara was very artistic and enjoyed painting, drawing and crafting with many different mediums. She loved nature and was an avid gardener indoors and out. Tara was unique in her style, her humour and her life. Our darling wife, daughter, sister, mother and friend will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to an Education Trust Fund for Anora and Ethan (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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