On December 1, 2011, Marie de la Gorgendière of St Albert passed away at the age of 95 years. Born 1916 in Chisholm, Minnesota to Anna (Gagné) and Anthony Cyr, she spent her early married years in Flin Flon, MB, and also lived in SK, ON, QC and BC.
Lovingly remembered by her daughters Corinne Ciampa (and son-in-law, Emilio), Louise de la Gorgendière, and Darlene Coutu, and eight grandchildren: Marc, Ryan, and Paul Ciampa; Kimberley (‘Kim’) and Brett Stabler; Michel (‘Mitch’), Pierre, and Roger Coutu; and, seven great-grandchildren, Lauren, Kaya, Munro, Kaitlyn, Nolan, Alexandre, and Honora.
Marie was predeceased by her husband Choiseul (‘Del’) Joseph de la Gorgendière (1986) and son Robert (1986).
Marie will be laid to rest at the Gardens of Gethsemani (Surrey, BC), alongside her late husband, with inurnment and prayers on December 15, 2011. The family would like to thank the caring staff at The Citadel Care Centre in St. Albert for all that they did for Marie during her stay with them