Victoria Baertsoen of Wallaceburg passed away suddenly in a car accident on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at the age of 24.
Victoria is the beloved daughter of Christopher & Kerry (Dixon) Baertsoen.
Loving younger sister of Alicia Baertsoen (Kyle Allaer).
Dearest granddaughter to Norbert & Rose Baertsoen and the late James & Margaret Rae Dixon.
Cherished niece of Michelle & Mike Decock, Pierre & Joanne Baertsoen, Dawn (Dixon) & Darryl Baxter, Darcy Dixon and Leigh Ann Dixon.
Victoria was a ray of sunshine, so loved by her many cousins and friends, especially Kylie Aubie and Kenya Dell.
She will be dearly missed by her precious cat Koda.
Victoria was a Teacher for the St. Clair Catholic District School Board and employee at Sombra Township Childcare, recently working at the Oaks Retirement Village, where she was adored by the residents and their families.
She was a talented and passionate dancer and a graduate of W.D.S.S.
Victoria earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Western University affiliate, Kings University College, completing a double major in Childhood and Social Institutions and Sociology in 2021.
She completed and was graduating with a Bachelor of Education from Windsor University.
Victoria lived a short but noble life of service, caring for children and the elderly across the community with empathy, kindness and love.
She was known to have a smile that could light up every room, a contagious laugh and the biggest heart you could ever imagine.
Family and Friends are invited for visitation at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg, from 3-5 & 7-9 PM on Thursday and Friday.
The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Saturday, May 27 at 11 AM.
Interment to follow at Riverview Cemetery and reception at the UAW Hall to celebrate Victoria’s beautiful life and upcoming graduation.
If desired, donations to the The Linck Drop In Youth Group and the PAWR Rescue may be left at the funeral home 519.627.3231.
Cherished stories and tributes may be left for the family at www.CavanaghFuneralHome.ca.