It is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the age of 87 years. Daughter of the late Pascal and late Justine (née Pigeau) Lévesque. Predeceased by her husband André Pigeon on April 17, 2015. Loving mother of Gérald Pigeon (Sandra), Lucille Gauvreau (Gerry) and Lise Langill (Larry). Cherished Mémère of Mélanie, Michelle, Jean-Claude and Allison. Dear sister of Priscilla (Vic) and Rita (late Hector). Predeceased by her sisters Dianne, Marie, Laurence, Jeanne, Simone, Alexina and by her brothers Adéa, Lionel, Evain, Armand and Eddy. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Mayva enjoyed crafts, reading and was completely dedicated to her family. She will be remembered for her excellent meals. She was a longtime member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus council 6258, “Fédération des femmes canadiennes-françaises” and the Club d’accueil Azilda. Thank you for those who provided such wonderful and loving care: Diane, Colette and Joan from For Seniors Only; nurse Terry, Lee “Milley” from Bayshore; Dr. Singh and his staff from Palliative Care; the nurses from the 6th floor at Health Sciences North and many more. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home 4691 R.R., Chelmsford on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Ste-Agnès Church, Azilda. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mayva’s memory by cheque or online to the Knights of Columbus Azilda.
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