1929 - 2018
Obituary of Catherine Bissonnette
BISSONNETTE, Catherine (nee Rivest)
was born August 1, 1929 and passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Iler Lodge in Essex. She enjoyed more than 60 years of marriage with her beloved late husband Rosaire (2011). Loving mother of Harold (Lila), Gordon, Susanne Maedel (Skip), Kenneth (Laurie), Linda Reder (Phil), Sheila Clark, Janet Lefler (Ron Beattie) and Kevin (Ginger). Adored Grandma of Sherri-Lynn (Cory), Terra (Kat), Jenna (Ross), Ryan, Melissa (Remy), Kyle, Jason (Amanda), Sara, Jazmine (Chris), Jessalyn, Lyra, Brooke and great grandma of Nolan, Stella, Miles, Maevyn and Kacey. Predeceased by her parents, John and Delores Rivest. Dearest sister of Angela Chauvin, Mike Rivest and predeceased by four brothers and four sisters. Dear sister-in-law of Florence Rivest, Jeannette Rivest, Vincent Bissonnette (Ida) and Jacqueline Bissonnette (late Stan). Catherine was a member of the C.W.L for more than 60 years. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting, baking, canning and volunteering in our community. The love for her family ran deep and she will be forever loved and remembered. We would like to thank the awesome staff at Iler Lodge for taking great care of our mother. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 10:00 am until time of Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 am. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. C.W.L. Prayers Sunday 3 pm. Interment to follow the mass at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Staples. If desired memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society or the Entertainment Programs at Iler Lodge would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.