SAVARD, MariaIn loving memory of Maria Savard (née Lafortune) who passed away peacefully at Maison Vale Hospice surrounded by her family, on September 13th, 2014, at the age of 93 years. Daughter of the late Alcide and Rose Lafortune (née Beaulieu). Beloved wife of more than 64 years to the late Armand Savard of Azilda. Cherished mother of Jacques (Claude) of Rockland, Rachelle of Sudbury, Françoise Dalcourt (Ronald) and Gerry (Annette) both of Azilda, Agnès Lemieux (Gilbert) of Val Caron, Aimé (Darlene) of Greely, Ronald (Danielle) and Donald both of Aylmer, Qc. Memère will be sadly missed by her 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Agnès Lafortune, Claire Chippure (late Lornie), Lucille Pitre (late Hormidas) and Albertine Lafrenière (late Romeo). Predeceased by her sisters, Florida Daoust, Alice Lafortune, Estelle Landry and her brothers Alphonse, Noel, Ernest and Henri. Also predeceased by her two angels, grandson André Dalcourt and great-grandson Anthony Lemieux. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The focus of our mother’s life was her home where she took great pride in caring for her family. She enjoyed cooking and knitting. Memories of our family gatherings are our keepsake with which we will never part. She was a member of the “Fédération des femmes canadiennes françaises” and she enjoyed playing cards at the “Club d’Age d’Or” of Azilda with our father. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the nurses and staff of St-Gabriel’s Villa, Chelmsford and Maison Vale Hospice, Sudbury for the kind and compassionate care given to our mother. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691 RR 15, Chelmsford, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Ste Agnès Church, Azilda. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice would be greatly appreciated.

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