The family announces with sorrow, her passing in Hanmer with her loving family by her side, Friday, July 13, 2012 at the age of 75 years.  Daughter of the late Aurelien and Marguerite (nee Gervais) Desbiens.  Beloved wife of Léonel Carriere.  Loving mother of Cléo (Carole), Fern (Barbara), Rachelle (Aurèle) Lachance, Pauline Beauregard, Denise (Dennis) Fex, Monique (Rhéal) Gascon, Raymond (Bev) all of Hanmer and Jeannette (late Ray) Redner of Matachewan. Predeceased by her sons Geätan and Réjean.  Dear sister of Rhéal (Rose), Lucien (Shirley), Tony (Yollande), René (Pauline), Florence (late Edward) Cloutier and Liliane (Harold) Eden. Predeceased by her siblings Eugene, Émile, Normand and Aline. Cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren and great-grandmother of 10 great-grandchildren with also another one on the way.  Beloved adopted mom to Monique Grenon and Carole Nadeau. Lovingly remembered by her very good friend Colette Beauregard “mini me Joanne”. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Jeannine will be remembered as being an avid bingo player, for her love of fishing and playing pool. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570 St-Joseph St., HANMER, Monday from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m.  A funeral service will be held, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Donations (by cheque only) to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Maison Vale Hospice would be greatly appreciated.

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