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Yvette Lafortune

August 4, 1935 - January 11, 2015


On January 11, 2015 Mrs. Yvette Lafortune of St. Paul died peacefully at the age of 79, surrounded by her family. She is lovingly remembered by her children; Louis (Donna), Paul, Laura Barrington (Bryce), Albert (Sue), Pauline Graw, John (Michelle) & Joseph Jr. (Melinda); 9 grandchildren & 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Germain (Irene) and Leo (Georgette).

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, in 2001; parents, Antelaus and Laura; & siblings, Rose Tremblay (Louis Aime), Henri (Georgette) & Denise Robinson (Maurice).

Yvette lived for her family, enjoying gardening, bingo, and cooking. Her strength of character was evident in everything she did. She enjoyed what she had and did not mourn what she had lost. Her spirit will be sorely missed.

A Prayer Service will be held on Monday, January 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Grace Garden Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 20 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be the celebrant, with interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Paul.

If desired, donations may be made on her behalf to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or Alberta Lung Association 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 Staff

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

From: Mariette Fisher
Relation: Aunty

To all my cousins, may your precious memories of your mom help you through this most difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and I will see you on January 20th. Mariette

From: Bettiann and Emile Cote
Relation: .

Condolences to family, so sorry to hear of Aunty Yvette’s passing! She was a splendid lady always full humor, jokes and always smiling….

From: Diane and Leo Cote
Relation: Aunty

Thinking and keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of your mom. I will always remember Aunty for her most infectious laugh..I loved that bubbly laugh…She will be missed..
You all take care and God bless you all..
Leo and Diane, Yuma, AZ

From: Norma Walker & John
Relation: Freinds of the family

We are so sorry for your loss.Your mom was a beautiful person. She could always make us laugh & we so enjoyed the beautiful quilts & things that she made for us in her earlier years. She will be greatly missed.

From: Don Padlesky Nick Name Bono
Relation: Friend

My Condolence to the family. Stay strong I have good memories of joyful conversations with your Mom at Bingo.

From: Real Lafortune
Relation: Aunt

Condolences from myself and my family (Marguerite Lafortune (Roger)), we know she will be sadly missed by all who loved her. Although we haven’t seen the family in years living in BC, I will always have fond memories of my childhood and Aunt Yvette’s “best in the world” apple pies. Love and hugs to all.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 20, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Paul Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada


Date & Time:
January 19, 2015
Beginning at 6:00pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

St. Paul, AB Canada

St. Paul, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or Alberta Lung Association c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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