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91 years, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 13, 2015 at the Village of St. Clair. Loving wife of the late Stanley (1996). Beloved mother of Carol & Alex Smith, Patricia & Ronald Meloche. Dear daughter of the late Albert & Beatrice Dufour. Precious Granny of Sandy & Brent, Donna & Brian, Cindy & Ray, Sue & Ray, David & Traci, Danny & Tracey and to twelve great-grandchildren Craig, Brett, Joey, Jessica, Shane, Mitchell, Aubri, Kaitlyn, Bailey, Averey, Cameron, Zachary. Devoted sister of Dorothy Berthiaume, Gerald “Pete” & Judy Dufour, Shirley wife of the late Fred Fox and Joanne Vigneux-Konrad. Predeceased by siblings Stan & wife Rita Dufour and Irene Wilkins & husband Floyd. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Gertie was a member of St. Paul’s Church- LaSalle, the C.W.L. and the St. Paul’s Card Club, Knights of Columbus Card Club and the Bowlero Bowling Club. Gertie & Stanley were former proprietors of Rabideau Farms and Stan’s Variety. She was also proud to be a volunteer, for many years, with the Heart & Stroke Foundation as well as other charities. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Friday at 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca


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