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Date of Passing: Jul 16, 2021

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"What we have done for ourselves alone
dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."

The family of Lorraine Rousseau is saddened to announce her passing on July 16, 2021, at Seven Oaks Hospital in Winnipeg, at the age of 88.
Lorraine is survived by her three children, Christine, Toriann and Robert Ashton; younger siblings, Wayne, Gene and Judith; and cousins, nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents, Maxim and Esther Rousseau; and siblings, Arthur, Louise, Raymond and Lucille.
Lorraine was born in Winnipeg but also lived in Montreal, Victoria, Toronto and Cobourg, Ontario. She was an active member of her church community and enjoyed cooking, gardening and numerous handicrafts; there was never a time when she wasn't knitting, sewing, or making dolls and stuffed toys. She was always ready to lend a hand or offer advice to both friends and family, and her wisdom and practical nature will be greatly missed.
Interment of ashes will be at St. Cecelia Church in Inwood, Manitoba at a later date.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 31, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • I enjoyed having Lorraine as a neighbour. She was friendly and cheerful. I am sorry for your loss; my deepest sympathies. - Posted by: Gerry (Neighbour) on: Aug 18, 2021

  • I am so sorry to learn about the loss of your loved 1. She was such a beautiful, loving, caring & compassionate person with a lot of class & stories. I was so happy & Blessed to of known & had her as a neighbor of mine from across the street. Yes. She had also always been willing to share some great advice & knowledge with me whenever I needed/ wanted some. She will be greatly missed but always remembered. - Posted by: Bonnie Irwin (Neighbor ) on: Aug 15, 2021

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