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Amanda May Lahowich (nee Morgan)

May 9, 1980 — September 8, 2023

With sadness we announce the sudden passing of Amanda Lahowich on Friday, September 8, 2023 in Winnipeg, MB at the age of 43 years.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons Tyler McKay and Aidyn Lahowich, parents Robert and Sharon Morgan, siblings Sabrina (Leigh) Skaftfeld, Shane Morgan and Tina Billings, nieces Danielle Skaftfeld and Paige, nephew Corey Billings, aunt Debbie Morgan, uncles Colin Morgan, Calvin Morgan, Bob (Marilynn) Brewster and Terry Brewster, cousins Sarah (Mathew) Rousselle and Tavia (Steven) Vail; along with numerous relatives and friends.  She was predeceased by her grandparents Ronald and Anna Morgan, Vernon and Vivian Brewster, aunt Lorraine (Clinton) Brown, uncles Weldon Morgan and Derrick Morgan and cousin Danny Brown.

Amanda was born on May 9, 1980 at 1:30 am in Brandon, Manitoba.  She grew up mostly in New Brunswick because her dad was in the military.  She graduated from Ecole Arthur Meighen in 1999, after graduating she held many jobs in retail.  Retail sales ran deep into her veins.

In 2007, her biggest dream came true when she became a Mom and in 2017, she had another son.  Her boys were he everything.  Amanda had several talents, but being a Mom was her best. 

Amanda was a happy person, always ready to help anyone.  She loved to write poems, sing and do crafts.  She loved to bake and decorate her house for any holiday.  Amanda took such pride in baking her chocolate macaroons for Christmas.  Amanda loved to collect angels, pandas and Princess Diana memorabilia, her house was filled with collectables.  She also loved her purses and wallets.  Amanda loved taking pictures and she took a lot of them.

Amanda was a kind hearted person who helped many community groups through her work and also in her personal time.  She helped the Portage Friendship Center, The Bear Clan, the local food bank, Toys for Tots and countless others.  Another program very close to her hear was the inclusive workplace.  She had three wonderful ladies from Visions of Independence working at the store and she was so proud of them.

A memorial service will be held at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 1:00 pm.  Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The service will be live streamed to register and view the service click on link below.

As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Amanda’s memory to the Make-A-Wish, Portage la Prairie Chapter, 350 St. Mary Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J2.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.  www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Amanda May Lahowich (nee Morgan), please visit our flower store.

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