At the young age of 68, Jean Léonard Sémajuste (Ottawa, Ontario), passed away on January 31st, 2013. He was born in Dori, Haiti on October 17th, 1944. He was faithfully married to his beautiful wife Solange Sémajuste for over 37 years and was survived by his two children, whom he loved so much, Lénard Sémajuste and Sagine Sémajuste. He was an exceptional husband, father and friend to so many. He was a teacher, educator, traveler with a constant desire for knowledge. He will forever remain a pillar of strength, an image of selflessness, a source of inspiration and an upstanding figure of humanity, wise beyond his years. Family will receive friends at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre (2500 Baseline Rd.) on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 2- 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Rhema Ministries (1500 Chatelain Ave.) on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to take place at Pinecrest Cemetery followed by a reception, celebrating his life, at Nepean Baptist Church (135 Woodfield Drive). His loved ones would like to honor his memory by bringing forth the importance of organ donations and awareness towards better established health care protocols, by asking you to make donations to the Trillium Gift of Life.
Online condolences can be made at www.colefuneralservice.com
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Feb. 7, 2013