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Madeleine Painchaud

Female about 1920 - 2004  (~ 84 years)

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  • Name Madeleine Painchaud  [1
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1920  [2
    January 23, 2004
    MADELEINE POITRAS (nee PAINCHAUD) Madeleine passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 20, 2004 at the St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 84 years. She is predeceased by her husband Theodore Poitras as well as by her parents, Eugene and Maria (Arnal) Painchaud; her sisters, Marie Saquet, Marcelle Piche, Therese Piche; and her brothers, Henri, Raymond, Andre, Clement, Gustave. She is survived by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Cecile Painchaud, Jeanne Albert, Yvonne Piche, Marguerite Piche, Paul and Lucie Poitras, Claire Andre, Therese Beaulieu, Bill and Cecile Richter, Simone Lavoie, Gerard and Hilda Poitras as well as her numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Although she and Theodore were not blessed with children, Madeleine loved and cared for many nieces and nephews over the years, like a second mother. She comforted them all in her famous rocking chair. She was always ever willing to help out her extended family in any capacity, always there for anyone in need. She worked as a waitress at the Fannystelle Hotel for 20 years. She always enjoyed meeting people. Ahead of her time, Madeleine kept fit by exercising, walking, doing yoga and lifting weights well before they became the current rage. Large gardens and canning were always a part of her life. An excellent baker, you could always count on cake, squares or some of her cookies - guaranteed to satisfy the sweetest tooth. A sweetie herself, she had a beautiful smile which lit up her face and charmed those who knew her. She will be sorely missed by all. Over the years, through World Vision, she and Theodore educated and cared for seven foster children. Prayers will be held Friday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m. with viewing at 6:30 p.m. in P. Coutu Funeral Chapel, 156 Marion St. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, January 24 at 1:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Fannystelle, MB with viewing at 12:30 p.m. Interment will take place at a later date. A special thank you to Celine Houde, Gerry Muller, Rachel and Leo Roy, Michelle Mailhot for their kindness, continued support, and valued friendship. The family would like to consider all who attend the prayers and the funeral mass as honourary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CancerCare Foundation of Manitoba,675 McDermot Ave., Room ON109, R3E 0V9. P. COUTU & CO. Funeral Directors 156 Marion St., 949-4864  [2
    Died 20 January 2004  [2
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    Person ID I3559  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 February 2007 

    Father Joseph Eugène Painchaud,   b. 17 March 1878, Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey, Drummond, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 September 1944, Fannystelle, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Marie Arnal 
    Married 2 February 1902  Fannystelle, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2349  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Théodore Poitras 
    Family ID F2362  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S317] Painchaud Genealogy Page.

    2. [S1471] .

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