At 86 years of age, passed peacefully surrounded by her adored family on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at her home in Gesto. Devoted wife of John for 64 years. Cherished mother of Jo-Anne Lippold of Strathroy and Glenda Beneteau and husband Ray of Gesto. Loving grandma of Geoffrey and Craig Lippold and Kortney and Amber Beneteau. Evelyn was predeceased by her parents Harold and Madeline (Gignac) Beaudoin. Dearest sister of Russell Beaudoin (late Winnis), Gordon Beaudoin, Donna Brimner (late Andy) and Faye Rocheleau (late Fred). Predeceased by her dear sister-in-law Ruth Rupert (late Ken). Evelyn was a past member of Gesto United Church and a valued member of the Gesto community.  She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren, and will be forever missed. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 9:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Fr. Robert Rocheleau officiating. Interment Country Meadows Cemetery, Essex. Memorial Donations made to Canadian Diabetes Association or Hospice Windsor Essex County would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at


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