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May 13, 1933 - March 8, 2018


On March 8, 2018, Mrs. Hélène Marie Gratton of Therien passed away at the age of 84 years. She is survived by her children, Alexandrine (Gary) Power, Lia (Suzanne) Azhure, Laurette (Steve) Aves, Pierre, Claire, Noël, Paulette Crawford, Paul, Micheal, Joe, Claude, Claudette, Claudine, Jules (Gail) & Jean; grandchildren, Lauriette & Sarah Aves, Jason (Peggy) Ejzenbart, Cassandra Scheideman, Danielle, Christy & Jessie Gratton; great-grandson, William Ejzenbart; siblings, Regis (Carmel) Bouchard, Jeanine (Zoel) Mercier & Noella (Don) McDonald; brother-in-law, Fred Davis. Hélène was predeceased by her parents, Paul & Cécilia Bouchard; granddaughters, Lindsay & Stephanie Power, & Catherine Scheideman; sisters, Rose-Marie (Armand) Vallée & Deline Davis; son-in-law, Brian Crawford; former husband, Leonard Gratton. A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul, with Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier as celebrant. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Canada or MS Society of Canada c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB 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: Henri & Aline Lefebvre
Relation: Friends of the Family

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of such a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Hubert J. Thebeau
Relation: My deceased wife was her first cousin. Helen'Dad was a brother to my Mother-in-law.

Mes sympathies a toute la famille de HELENE. Je suis le mari sa cousine Yvonne (nee Laramee) Yvonne est decede le 4 Septembre,,1918. Je vous aurai dans mes prieres.

From: Aline McDougall
Relation: Niece

Brad and I are so very saddened to hear that Aunty Helene has passed. We remember Aunty as one of the sweetest, caring, yet strongest ladies we knew and always with a smile on her face. I’ll always cherish my memories of your mom welcoming one more mouth to feed out on the farm when I was lucky enough to join your family for a day or two. We wish we could be there to say goodbye in person and to share in celebrating her life with each of you. Please know that our hearts and thoughts are with the entire Gratton/Bouchard family and send our love

From: Michael and Giselle Boucher
Relation: new some family members

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Your mother and grandmother was a very nice person. Cherish the memories you have of her.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
March 15, 2018
Beginning at 6:30pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
5626 51st Street
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

5626 51st Street
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

  Mass of Christian Burial

Date & Time:
March 16, 2018

St. Paul Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

If desired, donations may be made to

Cystic Fibrosis Canada    or

MS Society of Canada

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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