Obituary

Laura Ann Cadieux
Laura Ann Cadieux

February 2, 2018
Born in Hamtramck, Michigan
Resided in Harper Woods, Michigan

Obituary

Laura A. Cadieux, age 57, passed away at St. John Hospital in Detroit on February 2, 2018 after her courageous battle against sarcoma. Laura was born February 6, 1960 in Hamtramck to Robert and Jean Kocis. Laura was a very accomplished woman. She graduated St. Jude in 1974, went on to Regina Catholic High School and graduated in 1978. Laura attended Wayne State University and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Distinction. After her undergraduate work was complete she continued to strive for more. She earned her Master’s of Arts in Healthcare Administration from Siena Heights in 2004. Laura had a long history of distinguished and dedicated service to her profession and her career for 41 years at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit. She began volunteering at the hospital while in high school in the Food & Nutrition Service department. After gaining her nursing credentials she became a staff nurse. In her calling she quickly excelled. Laura moved on to being the House Supervisor, to Assistant Clinical Manager, Nurse Manager, and finally Director of Intermediate Care Services and Behavioral Health at the hospital. Amongst her professional developments Laura was also a member of many caring nursing organizations. She was a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, and the Michigan Organization of Nurse Executives. In her free time Laura was an avid paranormal investigator. She was also a certified Reiki Practitioner. Laura loved her job and helping people. She enjoyed taking trips up-North to Traverse City getting away from the race of life. Her loving spirit and open arms will be missed.

Loving mother of Nicole and Matthew.

Beloved daughter of Jean and the late Robert Kocis.

Dear sister of Michael (Janet Rogers) Kocis, and Bob (Jane) Kocis.

Loved aunt of Amy (Steve) Weatherhead; Emily, Kaitlyn, and Hannah Kocis.

She is also survived by many other loving nieces, nephews, family members and her honorary kids.

A memorial gathering will take place at 9AM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 until time of memorial service 10AM at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. In lieu of flowers donations in Laura’s memory are appreciated to the Sarcoma Foundation of America/curesarcoma.org

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Memorial Gathering
A. H. Peters Funeral Home Grosse Pointe Woods
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 AM
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Memorial Service
A. H. Peters Funeral Home Grosse Pointe Woods
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 AM