Jeanne d'Arc Blais

Jeanne d'Arc Blais

Sunday, February 22nd, 1931 - Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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À la douce mémoire de
Mme Jeanne d'Arc Blais (Brousseau, née Genest)
22 février 1931-18 mai 2019

C’est avec tristesse que sa famille vous annonce son décès survenu paisiblement le samedi 18 mai 2019 au South Centennial Manor d’Iroquois Falls, à l’âge de 88ans.

Ell était la fille feu Elzéar Genest et feu Alice Robin et l’épouse de feu Alexandre Brousseau (1977) et de feu Léopold Blais (2006). Elle laisse dans le deuil ses enfants : Denis (Lucille) Brousseau et Gérard (Lucie) Brousseau, ses petits-enfants Lynne (Shaun) Sauvé, Anne Brousseau et Nicole Brousseau et ses arrière-petits-enfants Alivia, Alexandre, Skyla et Ashlee. Elle était la sœur de feu Rita Jolin, feu Benoit Genest, feu Paul-Émile Genest, feu Marc-André Genest, feu Carmel Genest, feu André Genest et Gérard (Madeleine) Genest. Elle laisse également dans le deuil ses neveux et nièces, autres parents et amis.

La famille accueillera parents et amis au Salon Funéraire Irvine & Irvine, 641 deTroyes Ave, Iroquois Falls le jeudi 23 mai 2019 de 9h à 10h30. Les funérailles suivront à 11h à l’Église Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens d’Iroquois Falls. Elle sera inhumée au Cimetière Abitibi.

Pour ceux et celles qui le désirent, veuillez faire des dons en faveur de la Société d’Alzheimer. Vous pouvez également transmettre vos messages de sympathie à la famille au

Les arrangements funéraires sont confiés au Salon Funéraire Irvine & Irvine & Northern Crematorium. Pour information : 705-232-4006

In Loving Memory of
Mrs. Jeanne d'Arc Blais (Brousseau, nee Genest)
February 22, 1931 – May 18, 2019

With heavy hearts, her loving family announces her passing at the South Centennial Manor of Iroquois Falls on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the age of 88.

She was the daughter of the late Elzéar Genest and the late Alice Robin and beloved wife of the late Alexandre Brousseau (1977) and the late Léopold Blais (2006). She will be deeply missed by her children Denis (Lucille) Brousseau and Gérard (Lucie) Brousseau, her grandchildren Lynne (Shaun) Sauvé, Anne Brousseau and Nicole Brousseau and her great-grandchildren Alivia, Alexandre, Skyla and Ashlee. She was the sister of the late Rita Jolin, late Benoit Genest, late Paul-Émile Genest, late Marc-André Genest, late Carmel Genest, late André Genest and Gérard (Madeleine) Genest. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitations will be held at Irvine & Irvine funeral home, 641 deTroyes Avenue in Iroquois Falls on Thursday May 23, 2019 from 9 am to 10:30 am followed by a funeral mass at 11 am at Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens Church in Iroquois falls. Interment to follow at the Abitibi Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society and would be appreciated by the family.

If you wish to send online condolences to her family or to share your memories or pictures, please visit www.irvineandirvinefuneralhome.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Irvine & Irvine funeral home & Northern Crematorium. For information: 705-232-4006
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    Irvine & Irvine Funeral Home,
    641 Detroyes Avenue
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  • Service

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    St-Martyrs Canadien Roman Catholic Church
    church Street
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    Father Luc Landu Nzita, ofm
  • Interment

    Abitibi Cemetery
    Victoria Road
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  • Reception

    St-Martyrs Canadien Parish Hall
    Church Street
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Posted at 02:33pm

I'm thankful for the fond memories we have of you and the time we shared together. We will cherish them forever. You have always been in our thoughts and we will continue to remember the good times.

Love Craig, Stuart & Jordan.


Rosanne Brousseau

Posted at 07:00pm
Sincere condolences Denis, Gerard and families.
Thinking of you during this difficult time ox

Norm Gagne

Posted at 09:37am
Our deepest sympathies Norm and Jackie Gagne

Posted at 02:18pm
My deepest sympathies to the Brousseau family on the loss of their mother Jeanne D’Arc.
My prayers and thoughts go with you. May God bless you all during this difficult time you.
Marie-Anne David

Suzanne Bernier

Posted at 12:51pm
My sincere condolences to Denis, Gérard and their families. I’ve known Mrs Blais most of my life. May she Rest In Peace.

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