RIOPEL, Marie-ReineThe family announces with sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at the age of 98 years.  Wife of the late Ubald Riopel.  Daughter of the late Adolphe and of the late Albertine (née Nadon) Grondin.  Beloved mother of Jean-Claude (Yolande) of Dowling, Ronald (Suzanne) of Elliot Lake, Françoise Pilon (Marcel) and Nicole Leclair (Ronald) both of Sudbury and Roland (Jacqueline) of Calgary.  Predeceased by her daughter Pierrette Piette (late Ronald) and by her son Bernard (Rose of Blezard Valley).  Dear sister of Rita Bastien (late Floribert) of Bouchette, Qc., Ulysse (Rose-Marie) and Oneil (Agathe) both of Maniwaki, Qc., Rev. Sr. Clairette of Louisiana,U.S.A., Carmelle Hébert (late Raymond) of Sudbury and Marcel (Moëma) of Brazil.  Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Rhéal (late Yvette), Léo-Paul (late Alberte), Ubald (Omérine of Maniwaki, Qc.), Jean (Monique of Ste-Marceline, Qc.), Gérard (Jeannine of Hull, Qc.), Rev. Sr. Fernande of Africa and Lionel (Lizette of Sorel, Qc.).  Cherished grandmother of 26 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.  The family will receive relatives and friends at St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Church, Saturday April 5th 2014 after 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10 a.m.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.  Donations (by cheque only) to St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Restauration Fund would be appreciated.

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