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Born: Jul 01, 1935

Date of Passing: Feb 10, 2018

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PAUL GENEST July 1, 1935 - February 10, 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle. Paul passed away peacefully on February 10, at Concordia Hospital at the age of 82, after a brief battle with cancer. Paul will be lovingly remembered by his wife Rogeanne (Gauvin) of 52 years; daughter Lianne Wiebe; his grandchildren, Kayla, Christine, Tristan and Taylor and great-grandson Luca and his son-in-laws, Brad and Heath. Paul was predeceased by his daughter Michelle in 2013 and his parents, Alfred and Eva Genest; brothers, Lucien, Eugene, Jerry and sisters, Marguerite, Evelyne and Leonne. He is also survived by his sisters, Aline, Therese and Claire. Paul was born on July 1, 1935 in Winnipeg. He spent his childhood in Otterburne, MB until he moved to Winnipeg where he raised his family and enjoyed a career in automobile painting and later painting signs at Claude Neon until he retired in 1999. Throughout his illness, Paul and his family were grateful for the care he received at the St. Boniface CancerCare and Concordia hospital. A funeral mass will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Saint Martyrs-Canadiens Parish, 298 Avenue Dussault, with reception to follow in the parish hall. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204-982-7550

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 13, 2018

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • Please accept our condolences for the passing of Paul. We were greatly saddened when we heard. - Posted by: Dianne and Kendra (Winnipeg Hearing Centres) on: Mar 21, 2018

  • My dear Rogeanne my prayers are with you, sorry couldn't attend funeral have fond memories of our meetings at Tim'sXXOO Renee Ayotte - Posted by: Renee Ayotte (friend) on: Feb 16, 2018

  • Our deepest sympathy Rogeane & family. Paul was truly a fighter till the end. May he rest in peace. - Posted by: Lynette & Roger Cadieux (family friend) on: Feb 15, 2018

  • Our deepest sympathy to the family. - Posted by: Robert & Darlene Wiebe () on: Feb 14, 2018

  • Dear Geanne & Family. So very sorry to hear to hear of your Husband’s & Father’s passing. I only met him once at your nephew’s wedding (a few years ago), but he was very friendly at that time. You must have a lot of beautiful memories that you will remember for years. My Sincere Condolences to you & your Family. Your old work pal from Scotiabank. Connie Prynne. - Posted by: Connie Prynne (Friend from work at Scotiabank) on: Feb 13, 2018

  • I am so sorry for your loss, know that I am thinking of you even though I am unable to attend Paul's funeral, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. - Posted by: Sharon Abrams (family friend) on: Feb 13, 2018

  • Our deepest and sincere condolences to Rogeanne and Family! Unfortunately we cannot attend the Funeral but our thoughts and prayers will be present! - Posted by: Maurice et Colette Dupuis (Long time acquaintaince since childhood) on: Feb 13, 2018

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