With a quiet strength – all her own – she took her last breath and was gone…Claire Anne Demers passed away after a brief illness, and years of struggling with Alzheimer’s on the afternoon of February 20, 2016.
She leaves her daughter, Simone (Patrick), granddaughers Danielle (Chris) and Zoë (Joey); godchildren Leonard Boisvert, Rita Petrie, Rick Van de Walle, Bernie Roy and Colleen Massing; sisters Fernande Van de Walle, Madeleine Roy and Lucienne Montpetit; sisters-in-law Betty Demers, Pauline Lafrance; brothers-in-law Maurice Demers and Dick (Joan) Demers; plus numerous nieces, nephews, friends and acquaintances.
Claire was predeceased by her husband Rolland; her parents Marguerite & Leon Prefontaine; her in-laws Antoinette & Joseph Demers; sister/brother-in-law Antoinette/Tigo Larose; brother/sister-in-law Remi & Lynn Prefontaine and godson, Alan Demers.
A Funeral Mass will be conducted by Father Dean Dowle at St. Emile Catholic Church in Legal at 2 p.m. on March 5, 2016.
In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make a memorial donation to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & NWT www.alzheimer.ca/ab