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Foulkes (DeLuca) , Marianna Edith

Passed away peacefully at the CSSS Memphrémagog on August 18, 2016 in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Capt. Peter Foulkes. Daughter of the late Harry and Edith (McAvinue) DeLuca.

Loving mother of Bryan Carruthers (Joanne) and David Carruthers (Sally). Cherished grandmother (Anna) of Derrick, Lyanne and Tyler. She leaves to mourn her brother Greg DeLuca (Judy) and sister-in-law Sandra (the late Ronald Morin), along with several nieces and nephews.

A sincere and heartfelt thank you to Dr. Anne Surprenant, Susie Adam, RN, the devoted staff of the CSSS Memphrémagog (Palliative Care Unit), Amy, Bonnie and Francine.

A private family graveside memorial will be held at Marlington Cemetery, Ogden, QC.

Donations in Marianna’s memory may be sent to;

Massawippi Retirement Communities,Dr. W.J. Klinck Foundation,1501 Campbell St., Sherbrooke,QC J1M 0C1 www.masscom.ca/capitalcampaign

L'Envolée at CSSS de Memphrémagog, 50 St-Patrice East, Magog, QC J1X 3X3 www.csssm.santeestrie.qc.ca/en/LEnvolee.php


Alberts Stolk, Hilda

Hillijge (Hilly) Stolk (née Alberts) 1926-2016 Peacefully passed away at the Argyll Nursing home on Thursday August 18th, 2016 at the age of 90. Predeceased by her husband Marius Stolk, her son Willem (Bill) Stolk, her daughter Nelly Stolk-Durrant, her brothers Jan and Hans and her sisters Aaltje and Corniela. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Sally Stolk (Bruce Laughton), her son-in-law John Durrant, her grandchildren David, Amanda and Chantel Laughton, Edward Durrant (Donna Bernier), Steven Durrant (Elizabeth Bell), her great-grandchildren Mackenzie, Reese, Samantha, her brother Willem, her sister Wilhelmina and her nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada, USA and Holland. Much loved by her family and friends. A private burial and memorial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer Society Canada at: alzheimer.ca/ would be greatly appreciated.

Deboer, Johanne

1956 - 2016

After a long battle with cancer, Johanne Deboer passed away at the CSSS Memphrémagog on August 13, 2016 at the age of 60.  Wife of Lee Dezan and daughter of the late Carla Goseling and the late John Deboer.

Visitation will be held at the Cass funeral home, 900, Clough St., Ayer’s Cliff, on Thursday August 18th, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.    A private graveside service will be held the following day.

Besides her husband, Johanne leaves to mourn her sons David Brus (Manon Patrie) and Richard Brus (Lily Beth Tovar) as well as her loving grandchildren Kevin, Meagan, Kayte, Emily and Hailey.  She was a sister to Marion (Philip Bowen), Andre (Judy Wellman), Carole (Mike Stoddard) and Cathy (Alex Perry-Gore). She will also sadly be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the CHUS Fleurimont, CSSS Memphremagog (Hospital and Palliative care unit) and Place Sanborn for making this journey peaceful for our beloved Johanne.

Donations to these organizations would be appreciated by the family.


Evans, Elaine

1928-2016 Elaine Evans passed away peacefully on August 12 at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Sherbrooke. The daughter of the late William and Angela Evans of Huntingville, Quebec, Elaine took great pleasure in having an expanding and loving family. Her sister, Ruth, brother Dick and his wife, Marina, and the late Philip and Leah Wright were her immediate family. Elaine enjoyed each of her nieces, nephews, and their spouses: Evans --Angela (Graham); Jennifer (Bruce);Thomas (Lumi); Richard (Jennifer); Tim and (Dione); Wright--Janet (Richard); Pamela(Peter); Daniel (Lynne); Stephen; and Alan. Elaine happily observed the development of 14 great nieces and nephews, and most recently Lillian Maria Ridley, a great-great niece in Ottawa. Elaine graduated from Lennoxville High School, Bishop's University, MacDonald College School for Teachers, and Middlebury College, Vermont. Her professional career spanned 40 years and experienced many challenges and changes, all of which she managed with her customary intelligence, wit, tenacity, and grace. She will be remembered for her love of singing and beautiful voice; for her love of family and generous spirit; for her sense of humour and fun; and for her enduring faith in God. Many thanks to Hotel Dieu palliative staff for their kindness and care. Donations in Elaine's memory may be sent to Malvern Cemetery, Box 306, Sherbrooke, J1M 1Z5.

Lane, Delbert

Passed away at the Coaticook Hospital, on Sunday, August 7, 2016 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Edith Sharp.

Loving father of Larry (Shelly) and Christine. Cherished grandpa to Steven (Melissa) and Corey and great grandpa to Koby and Cameron.

A visitation will be held at the St. John’s Anglican Church, Waterville, on Thursday August 11, 2016 from 9:30 to 10:30 am followed by the funeral service at 10:30 am. Rev Ruth Charleau officiating. Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery Waterville.


Pettigrue (nee Gelinas), Estelle

Passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side on Friday, August 5, 2016, her 100th birthday, at the Wales Home, Richmond, QC. Beloved wife of the late Leslie Robert Pettigrue.

Estelle is survived by her daughters Carol (Jeff Dunn) and Linda (Maurice Pettifer), her grandchildren Craig Dunn, Steven Dunn, Jennifer Dunn Monardo, Joel Schmidt and Martin Pettifer, as well as her fifteen great-grandchildren.

A private family graveside memorial will be held at the Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke, QC at a date to be determined.

Estelle’s family wish to thank the Wales Home and the many dedicated, professional staff who, for over fifteen years, have made the Wales Home truly her home.

Donations to the Wales Home Foundation, 506 Rte 243N, Cleveland, QC, J0B 2H0, would be greatly appreciated.


Quirion, Youville

1921 - 2016

Passed away at the CSSS Memphrémagog on July 29, 2016 in his 96th year.  Husband of the late Fernande Gagné and son of the late Joseph Quirion and the late Malvina Roy.

Visitation will be held at the Cass funeral home, 545 rue Dufferin, Stanstead, on Friday August 5, 2016 from 2 :00 to 4 :00 p.m. and from 7 :00 to 9 :00 p.m. and on August 6, 2016 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.   A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday August 5, 2016 at the Sacré-Cœur Church in Stanstead.  Interment will be held at a later date.

Mr. Quirion leaves to mourn his children Jacqueline (Dennis Fortin), Rolande (Ernest Fortin), Réal (Raymonde Beaudin), Lorraine (Matt Arnam), Francine (Chuck Muhr) Ronald (Jeanne Guitar), Carmen (Eudore Durocher), Claire (Rory Groulx), Serge (Sandra Schepanick) and Yvan.  He will sadly be missed by his 24 grandchildren and his 48 great-grandchildren.

He his predeceased by his brothers and sisters Armand (Jeanette), Roland (late Madeleine), Yolande, Gracia, Ange-Aimée, Léandre (Madeleine), Ronaldo (late Georgette), Sylvio (Colette), Germain (Georgette), Germaine (late Ange-Aimé) and Andréa (Yvette).  He also leaves many brothers and sisters’ in-law, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Donations to the Memphremagog hospital foundation, 50 St-Patrice est, Magog, Qc. J1X 3X3, would be appreciated by the family.


Farwell Côté, Esther

(1925-2016)

Passed away peacefully at the CHUS Hôtel-Dieu on July 28, 2016, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Clovis Côté and daughter of the late Judson and Eliza Farwell.

She leaves to mourn her 4 children: Richard (Carole Huppé), David (Chantal Bernier), Robert and Louise; her 8 grandchildren: Simon, Hélène, Caroline, Eric, David, Sabrina, Roxanne and Michael; her 6 great-grandchildren: Olivier, Mathieu, Nellie, Adam, Lorianne and William; her sisters Norma and Jean(late Louis Monty); her brother Donnie (Olene); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Resting at the Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm, and on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10 am to 11 am, followed by the funeral service at 11 am. Interment in Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Cemetery, Johnville, QC.

The family would like to give special thanks to the personnel at the St-Francis Manor for their dedication, the staff at the CHUS Hôtel-Dieu, and also to Dr. Zoltan Ferenczi and Dr. John Robb.


Deslandes, Patrick

1928 - 2016

Passed away at the C.S.S.S. Memphremagog on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the age of 87, son of the late Rodolphe Deslandes and the late Alice Simard.

Mr. Deslandes leaves to mourn his son Alton and his sister Alice Charbonneau.    

Mr. Deslandes was born in Troy Vermont and raised in Granby as well as in Lowell VT.  His adult years were spent in Stanstead running a small business.  He was a member of the the Masonic Golden Rule Lodge No. 5.

Visitation will be held at the Cass funeral Home, 545, Dufferin, Stanstead, QC on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


Compagna Danforth, Gisele

Gisele Compagna Danforth passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in her 90th year at the St-Vincent de Paul residence. Daughter of the late Exilia Gosselin and the late Moise Compagna. Pre-deceased by her loving husband Phillip Edward Danforth.

Gisele leaves to mourn her children Midge (Rene Parent), Robert (Susan Langlois), Rita, Debra (Andre Daigneault), Phyllis (Alain Rouleau), and Philip (Renée Bibeau), her 15 grandchildren, and her 23 great-grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn her sister Georgette Compagna and sister-in-law Monique Joley Compagna (late Paul). Also survived by the extended family of Phillip Edward Danforth. Gisele was the sister of the late Lionel Compagna, the late Paul Compagna and the late George Compagna.

Resting at Cass Funeral Home, 3006 College, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm. The family will be present at St.George’s Church, 84 Queen, Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10 am to11 am, followed by the funeral service at 11 am with the Ven. Dean E. Ross officiating. Interment in Malvern cemetery.

A sincere and heartfelt thank you to the devoted staff of the Résidence St-Vincent de Paul 2A.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Fondation Vitae, attention du comité de loisirs, 300 rue King Est, Sherbrooke, QC, J1G 1B1 or to the Cancer Research Department at the CHUS.


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