Elizabeth “Liz” Poirier (nee Rakowski)

After a long, valiant and brave fight, Liz Poirier passed away the morning of February 2, 2021 at the age of 85 years. She is survived by her loving husband, Ron Erikssen; daughters, Debbie Lockwood and Donna Poirier; step-sons, Danny, Darren and Bob; her 4 grandchildren, Ryan Berg, Jenna O’Riordan, Sarah Sherwood and Johnny Poirier; 5 great-grandchildren, Kaden, Aunika, Kcevyn, Carson and Elizabeth; as well as many nieces & nephews. She will be lovingly remembered by her sisters, Louise Mizolek and Sabina Long; brothers, Henry, Richard & Albert Rakowski. Also mourning her loss is her lifelong friend Florence (Bob) Nieberding and other friends. Liz was predeceased by her much-loved son, Gerry Poirier, and her sister, Carol Livingston.

Liz will be remembered by many as a hard working, fun loving person who loved to dance and laugh.

Memorial Donations

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to
YESS (Youth Empowerment & Support Services)
9310 – 82 Ave.
Edmonton, AB
T6C 0Z6

As COVID restrictions permit, a small private memorial service will be held in the near future.