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Date of Passing: Dec 03, 2018

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DOREEN BOURGET (nee NICHOLS) Nana passed away, surrounded by her family, on Monday, December 3, 2018. Predeceased by her loving husband of 55 years, George; her parents; and brothers, James and William. She is survived by her brother Reginald (Irene) and her three children, Phillip (Chris), Marian Lewis (Raymond) and Monique Tooth (Glenn). She is also survived by nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was a long-time member of the Catholic Women's League from 1950, active in St. Vital Parish in Winnipeg and the Notre Dame Parish in Selkirk. She was a passionate supporter of any cause related to the welfare of animals: the Humane Society and the East Beaches Animal Shelter of Victoria Beach. An accomplished woman of many talents and interests, she was a geriatric nurse, a gardener, a skilled seamstress and quilter, a carpenter and a painter. Above all else she loved gathering with family and friends at the cottage at Victoria Beach. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church, 269 Jemima St., Selkirk, on Friday, December 7 at 1:00 p.m. with viewing prior to. Private family interment will follow. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Demsas, Melanie of Palliative Care and the nurses and staff of the Medical and Surgical Unit of the Selkirk Regional Health Centre and the paramedics who attended her. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Notre Dame Building Fund, the East Beaches Animal Shelter or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences, pictures and videos may be left on Doreen's tribute wall at Gilbart Funeral Home, Selkirk in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 06, 2018

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Shannon and Ken and I want to say we are so sorry about your loss. May she Fly with ANGELS. - Posted by: Shannon (Bedwell ) on: Dec 06, 2018

  • Marian, Phil, Monty and families, Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you and your families at this difficult time. Your mom was a true angel. Imagine the reception she received when she finally went home. Lots of love. Candyce & Don Hawkins - Posted by: Candyce Hawkins (Family) on: Dec 06, 2018

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