amherst memorial service

January M Lapuz

January Marie Lapuz


Private Family Viewing:

Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:00 A.M.
Highlands United Church
3255 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver, BC

Celebration of Life:

Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 5:30 P.M.
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
(Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC


View January's Memorial Card:

card front

card inside

card inside


"January", a poem by Hasan Abood:

Poem for January


A poem for January by Ronald Guillermo Herbert Hermosillo:

Poem for January


Read newspaper articles on January Lapuz:

Transgendered murder victim called 'a bright light'
Sher Vancouver plans to celebrate her life
(by Alfie Lau, New Westminster Record, October 5, 2012).

Metro Vancouver queer communities mourn death of January Marie Lapuz
(by Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight, October 5, 2012).

Trans woman killed in New West home
(by Jeremy Hainsworth, Xtra! Vancouver, October 4, 2012).

Transgender support group mourns homicide victim
(by CTV British Columbia Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 12:24PM PDT)

January Marie Lapuz, Transgender Victim ID'd In New Westminster Killing
(by Zi-Ann Lum, Huffington Post BC, Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 6:34 PM EDT)


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