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OLGA VERNA PARENTEAU December 18, 1939 - March 2, 2013 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister, auntie, grandma, great-grandma and friend following a brief battle with cancer at the Riverview Health Centre at the age of 73. Olga will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Darlene (Mike), Melvin (Sharon), Allen, Jacqueline (Keith), Leonard (Becky), Judy (Ervin), Norma (Daniel), Cory (Audrey); her siblings Rita Gooding, Maggie Catagas, Donald Parenteau, Ernie Parenteau and Stanley Parenteau; along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Olga was predeceased by her parents Alphonse Joseph and Veronique Parenteau; brother Leonard Parenteau; sister Rose Kinney; grandchildren Melvina, Kelvin; great-grandchild Jason. Olga was born and raised in Duck Bay, MB. Olga loved playing bingo, playing cards, scrabble and spending time with family and friends. Traditional wake services will be held at Kateri Tekakwitha Parish on Tuesday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. with prayers at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be at Kateri Tekakwitha Parish on Wednesday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. The family wishes to thank the 3rd floor east wing medical team at the Riverview Health Centre for their care, compassion, kindness and support. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Aboriginal Funeral Home.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 05, 2013
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