Valerie Vezina, 54, of North Riverside and formerly of Riverside, died March 1, 2011.

Ms. Vezina was born on Jan. 8, 1957, to Noel and Patricia (nee Gomin) Vezina. She worked in the payroll department at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for 20 years.

She is survived by her sister, Pat (Mark) Wayer, and her fiancé, James Nealon.

A memorial service was held March 5 at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home in North Riverside, which handled arrangements.