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Cindy Lynn Marie Asselin, 50

After a courageous battle with cancer, Cindy Asselin, age 50, passed away at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton Alberta, with her family by her side on Tuesday March 26, 2013.
Cindy was born in Rainy River, Ontario on August 10, 1962 to Henry and Ann Asselin. She was raised in Pinewood, Ontario along with her family.
Cindy had a great love for her home town of Pinewood, and she always looked forward to spending time with family.
For many years she worked as a waitress in Rainy River at various restaurants. She began working for her parent’s restaurant "Ann's Restaurant". She loved to cook, preparing great meals for her family, playing cards, dancing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her family could always look forward to her daily phone calls checking in on them.
Cindy and John moved to Alberta where John worked for Clark Builders. It was there she found great love for the mountains. She enjoyed her many trips to the mountains with her family.
Cindy will be lovingly remembered by her husband John Ricci, her children Sonya (Johnny), Scott (Alana), and Janelle. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Luke, Christopher, Taytum, Jayden, Zack, Paisley and Cayden. She is also survived by her siblings Loretta (Ron) Hosken, Randy (Gayle) Asselin, Terry Asselin, and Debbie (Ken) Whalen, her father in law Lenard (Millie) Ricci, and numerous in laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Cindy was predeceased by her parents Henry and Ann Asselin, her mother in law Helen Ricci, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A celebration of Cindy's life will be held at the Our Lady of The Way Catholic Church, Pinewood, Ontario on Saturday April, 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Alan Albao as Celebrant. Interment will take place at a later date.
If desired memorial donations may be made to the Our Lady Of The Way Catholic Church Building Fund, c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at