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PAUL ACHILLE DEVERDENNE 1918 - 2012 Peacefully on July 16, 2012, Paul Deverdenne passed away at St. Norbert Care Home. Paul was born in Belgium in 1918 and came to Canada as a small boy with his parents Lion and Therese. He farmed in Saskatchewan until he joined the Canadian army in 1940 and served overseas until 1945. He met and married his wife Hilda in England in 1944 and returned to Canada to begin work for Canadian National Railway until his retirement in 1978. After retirement, his pride and joy was woodworking. Numerous examples of his work can still be found throughout the city. Paul spent many happy summers at his cottage in Steep Rock. Paul was predeceased by his first wife Hilda in 1982 and by his second wife Esther in 1997, daughter Barbra and his brother Marcel in 2011. He is survived by his sister Rose, his four children John (Cheryl), Marcelle (Verne), Paul (Pam), Lynne (Rob), seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren known to them as Super-Papa. Many thanks go out to the nursing staff at the Victoria Hospital and St. Norbert Care Home for the exceptional care Paul received these last seven months. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mary Mother of the Church, 85 Kirkbridge Drive. Interment will follow in the Waverley Memorial Gardens, 1501 Waverley Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba. For online condolences or to light a memorial candle please log onto www.mosaicfunerals.ca 1839 Inkster Blvd. 275-5555
Publish Date: Jul 19, 2012
PAUL ACHILLE DEVERDENNE 1918 - 2012 Peacefully on July 16, 2012, at St. Norbert Personal Care Home, Paul passed away at the age of 93 years. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Mary Mother of the Church, 85 Kirkbridge Drive. Interment will follow service at Waverley Memorial Gardens, 1501 Waverley Street. Longer obituary to follow. For online condolences or to light a memorial candle please log onto www.mosaicfunerals.ca 1839 Inkster Blvd. 275-5555
Publish Date: Jul 18, 2012
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 19, 2012
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