Jan 05, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we share the passing of our dear mother and nana who passed on her 84th birthday, Tuesday January 5th, 2021, leaving behind her loving husband Jacques of sixty four years. She will be missed by her children Danielle (Gary Roy), Philip (Judy) and Paul (Glorinda). Cherished Grandmother to Melissa (Matt) , Jason ( Ten) Nicolas, Davide ,Greg ( Shannon) and Brianna, great grandmother to Asher. She treasured countless memories of her sisters, brothers, sisters and brothers-in law as well many loved nephews and nieces. Ethel was predeceased by her siblings Gaston, Rita, Lola and Johnny, daughter of Arthur and Clementine.
Ethel lived a fulfilling and courageous life while coping with type 1 diabetes since she was 18 years old and dementia in her later years. Working as a secretary at many institutions retiring from the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1992. She loved family gatherings , cottage life, reading romance novels, green gummy bears and nibs. She was an avid Trekkie, a Star Wars fan and enjoyed watching figure skating. She will be sorely missed by her bountiful family and friends.
Sincere thanks to the staff of Place Besserer who cared for mom so lovingly over the years namely Marie-Claire, Linda, Veronique, Maria, Sylvie and Michel.
A private family service will take place at a later date. Donations in memoriam can be made to https://www.diabetes.ca/