DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX – Leane Stewart-Conti lives in a quiet West Island neighbourhood.
She and her family insist they’ve always felt safe in the area, but on Friday that changed.
“Friday morning I woke up and I heard – which was odd – I heard the birds chirping in my house and I thought ‘that’s funny why would I hear them so clearly?’” Stewart-Conti told Global News.
“I had went in the garage and I had left the door open, walked by my car and noticed that my purse was taken off the passenger seat.”
She quickly realized she may not have closed her garage door the night before and left her car doors unlocked and her purse sitting inside.
“In my purse was my father’s ashes [and] a Madonna pendant that he had with him during his illness, actually he had it on him when he passed away,” Stewart-Conti said.
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Her father, Sterling Stewart, was diagnosed with terminal bladder cancer last April.
He passed away at the end of February.
Leane Stewart-Conti is seen with her late father, Sterling Stewart.
“I actually brought most of his ashes in April to Florida, cause he wanted to be in the ocean and I brought them there,” Stewart-Conti said.
“I kept some and I kept them in my purse. It was tangible, it was something that I could still touch of my father.”
She said the theft of her father’s ashes has left…
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