Township of Chapleau

Mrs. Gratia Hilda Mary Bontinen

Posted: Jul 16, 2012
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Death Notice of Mrs. Gratia Hilda Mary Bontinen 

BONTINEN, Gratia Hilda Mary - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side just one day into her 98th year at the Chapleau General Hospital on Saturday July 14, 2012.  Beloved wife of the late Arvo.  Loving and cherished mother of Linda Brosseau (Joseph), Nancy Freeborn (Earle), the late infant Gilbert, Richard Bontinen (Hulga), the late Carole Johnstone (David) and Albert Bontinen (Kendra).  Loving grandmother of Tara, Lisa, Lynn, David, Shelley, Wendy, Laurie, Shawn Robert, James, Tracey, Tammy, Sarah, Galen and Katie.  Great grandmother of 23 and also a great great grandmother.  Dear sister of Patricia Donivan (late Wilfred), Regis Moreau (late Lila), Robert Moreau (Louise), late Raymond Moreau (late Margaret), late Regina Koski (late Lauri), late Jeanne Koski (late Reino), late Roland Moreau and the late Alice Robinson (late Garnet).  Gratia will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Friends may visit at the P.M. Gilmartin Visitation Centre, Chapleau, 1-800-439-4937 on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church on Wednesday July 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Sebastien Groleau officiating.  Interment at the Chapleau Municipal Cemetery.  Memorial donations made to the Bignucolo Residence Activation Department or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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