Marie Rita Juliette Gaudreau (nee Cormier) passed away on May 13, 2008 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 75 years. She was born March 4, 1933 in Shediac, New Brunswick.
Rita is survived by her husband, Lionel; children: Murielle (Bruce) Croxford, Linda (Garry) Purcell, Sandra (Robert) Chard and Diane Clark (Brian Rhodes); grandchildren: Gaitaine, Michelle, Trevor, Troy, Tiffeny and Christopher; great-grandchildren: Chantel, Christopher, Zachary, Austin, Riley, Nathan, Megan, Haley, Halley and Jacob; her siblings: Yvon, Noella, Noel, Regis, Marie Antoinelle, Claudette, Jean Claude and Marie France.
Rita was predeceased by her parents Antoine and Blanche Cormier, and her brother Ralph.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 7:00 pm from Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave. Funeral service to be held on Monday, May 19, 2008 at 5:00 pm from St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 8909 Mary St. Chilliwack, BC.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Croxford, Robert Chard, Garry Purcell, Brian Rhodes, Mel Braun and Brian Watson.
If any so desire, memorial donations to the BC Cancer Society in lieu of flowers would be appreciated.