Mary Anne Louise Arsenault (née Gallant) died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the O'Leary Community Hospital in O'Leary on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at the age of 96. Louise was born on August 31, 1926 to her parents Antonin Gallant of Abram-Village and Hermina Arsenault of Urbainville and was the beloved wife of the late Félix Arsenault of St Gilbert.
Louise is survived by her children Yvette (Yvon), Raymond (Netty - deceased), Franky (Lynn - deceased), Paul (Brenda), Ronald (Juliette), Dionel (Desneige), Léonce (Rose), Bernice (Jacques), Léona (Lucille), Eldon (Yvonne), Félix (Alice), Ivan - deceased, Eddy (Terry) and Ginette; and will lovingly be remembered by her brother Donat (Donalda); sisters-in-law Arlene and Viola; and by 37 grandchildren and 57 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Antonin and Hermina, her father and mother-in-law Antoine and Hélène; her son Ivan; her brothers and sisters Father Raymond Gallant, Rose (Marc) Gallant, May (Leonard) McNeill, Agatha (Wyman) McPhee, Cedric (Judy) Gallant, Velma (Clarence) Arsenault, Eldon (Léona) Gallant, Éléonore in her youth, Anita (Curtis) Beaton, Dionel Gallant, Melvin (Bernadette) Gallant.
Resting at the Évangéline Funeral Home, 900 Route 124, Urbainville for visitations on Tuesday, March 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Saint-Philippe et Saint-Jacques Church, Egmont Bay on Wednesday, March 8 at 2 p.m. Interment in the parish cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Louise's memory to Le Chez-Nous or to the St.-Philippe et St.-Jacques Parish Cemetery Fund or to a charity of your choice will be greatly appreciated.
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