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August 11, 1951 - June 22, 2020


On June 22, 2020, Mrs. Joanne Fontaine of St. Paul passed away at the age of 68 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Maurice; 2 daughters, Lise (James) Morton & Ginette Chopek (David Wiebe); son, Gerald (Janet) Fontaine; 10 grandchildren, Karla (Danny) Rice, Gregory (Natalie), Nevaeh, Annalise, Cassidy, Serena, Courtney, Grace, Jackson & Jillian; 4 great-grandchildren, Ella, Bria, Easton & Paisley; father, Yvon Strasbourg; 3 sisters & 3 brothers, Henriette (Tom) Warawa, Yvonne (Ed) Starosta, Gille (Mary) Strasbourg, Colette (Doug) Brodt, Real (Cyndi) Strasbourg & Dan Strasbourg; numerous nieces & nephews. Joanne was predeceased by her mother, Estelle Strasbourg. A Private Memorial Service will be held at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be officiating, with inurnment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Paul. Cremation has taken place. Once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, a Memorial Mass will be held at the St. Paul Cathedral. If desired, donations may be made to Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society) c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

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

From: Anita Severin

So sorry to hear about your Mom, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this great loss.

From: Fats & Polly Fontaine
Relation: cousins

Dear Maurice & all your & Joanne’s families. Our heartfelt sympathy are with you.

From: Jim and Elaine Wirsta

Maurice and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time.

From: Louise Dunning
Relation: related to Maurice

Our condolences to Maurice and family Joanne children and grandchildren never easy to let them go she is at peace no more suffering God has her in his Arms RIP Joanne

From: Victor and Carol Fontaine and family
Relation: cousins

Our deepest sympathy to you Maurice and your family and to Joanne’s siblings

From: John & Simone Lafrance
Relation: Cousins

Maurice & Family, our deepest and profound sympathy, words cannot express. Having been our friend/relative for all these years, the memories we will cling too, she will never be forgotten. Our thought and prayers are with you in this very difficult time, may God bring you comfort as Joanne rest in peace.

From: Orest & Maria Leskiw
Relation: Friends

Thinking of you, Maurice, May beautiful memories of Joanne bring you peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead. Sending hugs, prayers, and our deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family.🙏🙏🙏

From: Leonard & Dee Joly
Relation: Friend, distant relative

Maurice we are so sorry to hear of Joanne’s passing.
Sending our prayers and condolences to you and your family.

From: Simone Girard Plaquin
Relation: Cousin’s wife

My sympathy and prayers on the loss of your wife

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