ROUSSEAU, Jeannine Premilla (Legault)
August 15, 1923 – August 17, 2014
Our dear mother passed away 2 days after her 91st birthday following a long and difficult battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late Gérald B. Rousseau (1973). Jeannine was predeceased by her parents René and Rose Legault and also her 3 brothers and 2 sisters: Jean (Jacqueline), Paul (Simone), Marie Goulet (Maurice), Sr. Fleurette Legault sscj, and Père André Legault, op. She was the loving mother of 8 children: Fleurette Olive (Michael), Robert (Michelle), André (Lisa), Annette, Raymond (Wendy), René, Denise Pistilli (John) and was predeceased by her son Michel (1978). She was the cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the palliative care team at Bruyère Hospital for their outstanding care and dedication to our mother over the last 2 months. A Funeral Mass will be held Église St- Jean Baptiste, 96 Empress Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, August 20 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O'Connor). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit or Place Besserer, c/o Bruyère Continuing Care.
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Aug. 19, 2014