Sister Thérèse Potvin of the Congregation of Les Soeurs de l’Assomption, died peacefully at Providence Centre, in Edmonton AB, after celebrating nearly 73 years of religious life.
Thérèse is lovingly remembered by her 3 sisters: Lorette, Marie, Antoinette, many nieces and nephews, sisters of her religious community and many friends. She was predeceased by her parents, 12 brothers and 3 sisters.
Thérèse began her teaching career in 1944 till 1990. In her passion for music, she used songs, dances and instruments. In 1978-80 she composed the series «Via Musica» a pedagogical guide now used in many schools. She was co-founder of «A Coeur Joie» and directed many choirs. She will be remembered for her love of life and of children.
The Sisters of Assumption wish to sincerely thank the Sisters of Providence and their staff for the compassionate care given to Sister Thérèse.
Funeral Mass – Celebration of Life will be held at St.Thomas d’Aquin 8410 – 89 Street Edmonton AB on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to La Fondation franco-albertaine for l’Association Via Musica, 8627-90 St. Edmonton AB, T6C 3N1, or a charity of choice.