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Date of Passing: Oct 17, 2021

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(nee ROMANO)

Jean Brusse of Winnipeg passed away on October 17, 2021, at the age of 87.
Left to mourn Jean's passing are her son Jeff, brothers, Jim, Dave (Sandra), daughter in-law Rose, grandchildren, Brendan, Connor, Liam, Mikayla, and Kenzi, her niece Lesley (Richard) and their children, Deanna, Vanessa, and Paul; niece Kim (Trevor) and their children, Ryan and Meaghan; niece Laura (Jeffrey) and their daughters, Jessica and Virginia, and nephew David. She was predeceased by her eldest son Eric, brother Len and sister Connie.
Born in the small town of Pine Falls, Manitoba, Jean would later travel the world while raising her young children. Jean lived in London, England, Montreal, and Johannesburg, South Africa, before returning to Winnipeg in 1974. Jean worked as secretary and bookkeeper earlier in her life, later retiring from a 20 year career at Canada Post. Besides spending time with family Jean enjoyed gardening and volunteering at Meals on Wheels. Jean was a gentle soul who was a loving mother and grandmother, devoted her family and her faith. She will be dearly missed.
Many thanks to the all the staff at Holy Family Home for the comfort and care provided during Jean's last years.
Family service to be held Thursday, October 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ the King Parish, 847 St. Mary's Rd.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 20, 2021

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • Jean meant a lot to my family over the years. Our families melded into one, and my children grew up calling her auntie. We have shred many great times and will always have good memories of those times. She will be missed. - Posted by: Cheryl purvis (Almost Aunt) on: Oct 20, 2021

  • I am so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a gentle soul and a cherished friend. ……Janice. - Posted by: Janice Thibedeau Knutson (Friend) on: Oct 20, 2021

  • Jean was a good neighbour and friend. My late husband Ed and I enjoyed spending time with her in her lovely garden on St. Mary's Road. - Posted by: Marcia Jowett (neigbour) on: Oct 20, 2021

  • Dear Family of Jean, So sorry to hear of the passing of our dear cousin Jean. May the Lord Jesus receive her and embrace her, as she enters into His Kingdom of love and peace. To you her loving family, may God give you peace and strength as you walk through this time of loss and grieving. When I was in Canada I visited her several times at Holy Family and she was always very positive, Eucharist meant alot to her and she was concerned about the family. May she rest in peace . Here in Rome, remembering Jean in my prayers, and all the family. May God bless you all. My love and prayers, Sr. Janice ssmi - Posted by: Sr. Janice (Cousin) on: Oct 20, 2021

  • I have fond memories of any time I saw my cousin Jean. I lived in different province but my mom used to see Jean and always spoke happily of something they did together. My sincere sympathies to family. - Posted by: Barbara Bendera (Cousin) on: Oct 20, 2021

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