Today we are sad to announce the passing of our much loved & adored “Madeline Rose”. She was the Beloved Wife of her soul mate (the late) Oscar Henri Gagnon, happily married for 49 years. Cherished Daughter of: (the late) Wilfred & Melina Gagnier. Dear Daughter-in-law to: (the late) Philip & Claire Gagnon. Darling Mother to 7 boys: Chris & Tish, Oscar & Wendy, Gary, Kevin & Donna, Keith & Suzanne, Michael, Chuck (Charley) & Karen. She was also special Mommy to her “furry” daughter “Holly Bear” her beloved Shih tzu. Adored Grandmother to: Chris Jr. & Amy, Ben, Melanie & Jamie, Jenny, Starr & Rob, Jason & Theresa, Ashley & Matt, Jeremy, Garrett & Nicole, Clifford, Sarah & Shane, Rebecca & Connor. Great Grandmother to: Alicia, Emma, Meegin, Alex, Logan, Nathan, Lillian, Jakob & baby Lukas (on the way), Matt Jr., (the late) “Little Hailey”, Loretta, twins Ann & Mary, Christian, Jaelyn, Daveon & Deray. Much Loved Sister to: (the late) Corrine & Ed Diotte, (the late) Omer & Leona Gagnier, Pauline & Albert Ouellette, Lorraine & (the late) Kenneth Stirs, Wilfred & Ruth Gagnier. Dear Sister-in-law to: Wilfred & (the late) Kay Gagnon, Theresa & (the late) Ed Ethier, (the late) Marie & Clem Brockman, Phil & Jean Gagnon & (the late) Judy Gagnon, Rosemarie & Richard McCallum, Janet & (the late) Ron Gignac, Marcel & Mary Gagnon. Special Auntie to: many, many nieces & nephews. In kindness, memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visiting Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

She was dearly loved by her family and anyone who had the privilege to meet her. She will be sorely missed by us ALL…but our comfort is in knowing that she is “dancing” once again with her beloved Oscar…Their love goes on…


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