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June 17, 1953 - January 20, 2023


On January 20, 2023, Mr. Emile Desaulniers of St. Paul passed away at the age of 69 years. He is survived by his son, Philip; daughters, Colette & Heidi; brother, Paul (Patricia); sisters, Aline (Carl) Whitehead & Carmen (Eric) DeSchipper; numerous nieces & nephews. Emile was predeceased by his wife, Karen; parents, Raymond & Rita. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul with Reverend Father Marvin Tanquerido officiating. Those wishing to view the service online may do so by Livestream by clicking the Live Service tab above. A recording of the service will also be made available. A Celebration of Life for Emile & Karen to follow at the St. Paul Seniors Centre, St. Paul. If desired, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677




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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Randy & Judy Kulczycki
Relation: Co-worker and friend

Rest In Peace my special friend, you’ll be sadly missed. We worked together and played together, we will always have the greatest memories!

From: Marie Lakusta
Relation: Friend

Condolences to Philip, Heidi and Colette, may all the great memories help you through this difficult time.

From: Joanne Doonanco (Nee Foisy)
Relation: Emile is my cousin

My heartfelt condolences to especially Philip, Colette & Heidi. May you find some moments of peace during this heartbreaking time. My thoughts and prayers also go out to the family and friends who share in this loss and sadness.

From: Claudette Lefebvre
Relation: Cousin

My sincere condolence to the Desaulniers family. Emile will be missed by many. May he rest in peace!!!

From: Gerry and Louise Kievits

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families 🙏

From: Michele and Robert Wright
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of Emile’s passing sending our thoughts and prayers to his family!!
Robert worked with Emile in the oil patch and I always had his cold Pilsner waiting for him after work

From: Margot Meiklejohn
Relation: friend

Deepest condolences to Philip, Heidi and Colette and all of those that were touched by Emile’s heart. It is with the deepest sadness I say goodbye and I know your leaving will leave a void in everyone’s life that knew you. Special prayers for Emile’s family .

From: Louise and Paul Carpenter
Relation: Cousin

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Our condolences to all the family.

From: Dale & Maggie Stark
Relation: Friend

Our Sincere Condolences his family.
May your memories of him give you peace and comfort.

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Service Schedule

  Memorial Service

Date & Time:
February 11, 2023
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Paul Cathedral
4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A3

4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB Canada T0A 3A3

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If desired, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A1.

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