LALONDE, Bertha Édianne (née Plante) of Sudbury, ON
The family announces with great sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Born in Capreol on April 23rd, 1921, Bertha was a life-long resident of Markstay and Sudbury. Daughter of Eximere and Louise (née Frappier) Plante. Wife of the late Jean Baptiste Lalonde (predeceased in 1968) and Joseph Pagé (predeceased in 1988). Loving mother of Albert (Rita), Germain (Kathie), Edouard (Shirley), Roger (Monette), Jean-Paul (Carolyn), Jules (Lilliane), Maurice (Judy), Réjeanne Gauthier (Donald), Marcel (Lorraine), Jeannette “Jan” Lalonde, Thérèse Legault (late Gérald – Cam Coulter), Richard and Victor (Claire). Predeceased by her son Réjean (Loretta). Bertha will be greatly missed by all of her 34 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren, 8 great great-grandchildren as well as numerous nephews and nieces. Dear sister of Ange Aimée Thibault (Joseph), Gabrielle Morin Duguay (late Joseph – late Ted Duguay), Thérèse St-Amour (late Paul) and Hélène Gervais (late Varney). Predeceased by her siblings Edna Leclair (late Edouard), Armand Plante (late Aurore), Laurette St-Amour (late William), Alphonse Plante (Annette) and Cécile Audette (late Léo). Son amour pour sa famille était exceptionnel et nous garderons de doux souvenirs de sa tendresse et de ses nombreux artisanats, tels que ses bas et ses mitaines. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd on Sunday September 21st 2014 from 2-5 p.m. & 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church-Renovation Fund would be appreciated.