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Date of Passing: Oct 15, 2020

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(née COMEAU)
1935 - 2020

In loving memory and with great sadness, we announce the passing of our precious mother and memère, Marcelle Desrosiers (née Comeau).
Mom has now joined our dad, (Angel Maurice). They are now united as our guardian angels watching over us.
Marcelle left us on October 15, 2020 with exceptional memories and lots of love. The saddest moment is when the person who gave us those best memories becomes a memory.
Left to forever cherish her memory are her children, Gerald (Nancy) and their children Kyle, Christopher and Katie, Michel (Sue), Russell (Rachelle) and their children Matthieu and Josée and Roxanne (Michel) and her son Riley, and special niece Gisèle.
She was also survived by two sisters, Sr. Aline Comeau (Sisters of the Cross) and Laurette Joyal, sisters-in-law Gisele Morin-Comeau and Aurise Comeau (Jean), sisters and brothers-in-law from her beloved Maurice's family as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mom's caring spirit showed in her 34 years of working in the teaching profession where she made many close friends.
After retiring from teaching she found new adventures in knitting, sewing, and especially gift giving.
After the tears, the memories of our dear mom and memère will always make us smile. Her enthusiasm, creativity, humor, energy and zest for life will be sadly missed.
We owe a great deal of gratitude to the loving and caring Community Palliative Care nurse Yohannes, nurses, healthcare aides and professionals at Riverview Health Centre for the compassionate care given to our mom. Merci to Dr. Fredette and Dr. St. Goddard.
Due to covid-19 restrictions, a private family service and interment will be held at Glen Lawn Funeral and Cemetery.
Donations may be made in memory of Marcelle to the Palliative Care Unit at Riverview Health Centre.
Family and friends may sign a book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 17, 2020

Condolences & Memories (16 entries)

  • My sincere condolences to the family! Mme Desrosiers was my grade 1-3 teacher in Letellier from 1976-1979. She was always so kind and gentle. Take care. - Posted by: Jo-Anne (Delorme) Hildebrand (Former student) on: Oct 19, 2020

  • Nos sympathies à toute la famille. Nous avons de beaux souvenir d’elle de nos années d’élémentaires à Letellier. - Posted by: Marie-Paule (Damphousse) & Marcel Delorme (Former students) on: Oct 19, 2020

  • Nos sincères sympathies à Gérald,Michel,Rossel,Roxanne et famille. - Posted by: Louis et Jeanne Comeault (amies) on: Oct 19, 2020

  • Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille de Marcelle. Mes souvenirs de Marcelle comme professeur à l’Ecole St-Malo sont précieux. Aline & George Pilotte (amis) - Posted by: Aline Pilotte (Friend) on: Oct 19, 2020

  • Roxanne, Riley and family, I amm so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was by far the most vibrant and beautiful women. I know how much you loved her and will miss her intensely. She surly will be lighting up the skies as one of the brightest stars shining down from heaven. Sending love, and my very deepest condolences to you all during such a difficult time. - Posted by: Maria (Friend) on: Oct 18, 2020

  • She taught my kids when they were in School and would always ask how they were when she would see me. A very kind women. She will be missed. Our deepest sympathies to all her Family and Friends, it's never easy saying good bye, but like you said you now have 2 angels looking out for all of you. Take Care - Posted by: Noel and Rose Preteau (Friends) on: Oct 18, 2020

  • My condolences to Roxanne and family from Pierrette Pelland family. - Posted by: Pierrette Pelland (Family friend) on: Oct 18, 2020

  • Nous offrons nos plus sincères sympathies à Gérald, Michel, Russell, Roxanne et familles 🙏🏻 You are in our hearts and prayers. Lynette, Ginette, Mélissa et Raymond - Posted by: Lynette Roy (Niece) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Roxanne, nous t’offrons à toi et toute ta famille nos plus sincères condoléances. Nous gardons que de bon souvenirs de Marcelle. Elle était la cousine toujours souriante et si avenante. Nous la gardons dans nos pensées et prières. Gertrude et Laurent Gagné. - Posted by: Gertrude et Laurent Gagné (Cousins) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Both Marcelle and Maurice were exceptionally caring people and we were recipients of their kindness which will never be forgotten. Our sympathies to the family - Posted by: Diny (generational friends of the family and former student) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Marcelle and I became chums at St Malo high school and used to study together. Great memories 😂 - Posted by: Camille Breton (Students at St Malo High School ) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Marcelle lived down the hall from me at Kenbur Gardens she was loving... she always had a smile when I’d see her and talk with her I will miss her my condolences to her family. - Posted by: Carly (Neighbour) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • You had to smile in Marcelle’s presence, it was impossible not to. She was a giving, caring and lovable person. She had style, not only in the way she dressed but her whole demeanour. A lot of good memories. The ones at the cabin hosted by Roxanne will always stick with me. It made her so happy that she could share that with her friends. Good food and good company, how could we go wrong!!! - Posted by: Line Courcelles (Friend) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Nos sinceres sympathies a Gerald, Michel, Rossel, Roxanne et famille. - Posted by: Bertille et Lucien Croteau (inlaws) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Mes meilleurs condoléances à la famille. En 1964-65, j’étais en 9e et Marcelle m’a impressionné en revenant finir sa 12ème. J’ai aussi eu l’occasion de chanter avec elle, ma soeur et une autre. La religieuse m’avait demandé de venir chanter avec elles, moi de la 9e! Beaux souvenirs - Posted by: Nicole Forest Lavergne (Connaissance ICSM) on: Oct 17, 2020

  • Marcelle was my grade 5 teacher at Letellier school. She was a very compassionate , loving teacher. Our sincere condolences to the family. - Posted by: Colette Leclair (former student) on: Oct 17, 2020

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