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Jacqueline Belair

BELAIR, Jacqueline - 1933-2019 The family announces with great sadness that Jacqueline (Jackie) Belair died peacefully in her sleep on May 22, 2019 at Fraser Canyon Hospital in Hope, B.C. Jacqueline Marie Desgroseilliers was born on August 30, 1933 in Hearst, Ontario. She was the sixth child and younger daughter of Eugène and Juliette (Beauvais) Desgroseilliers. Jacqueline grew up in small communities in Ontario and northwest Quebec, until the family settled in Blue Water, near Sarnia, Ontario in the early 1940s. She married Maurice Belair on December 18, 1954 in Sarnia. In 1958, the couple moved to Timmins, Ontario, where their children were born. The family moved to Hope, B.C. in 1979 when Maurice joined his brother Ray in a road-building business. Jacqueline is survived by her daughters Yvonne (Michael) Demoskoff and Marianne (Gabriel) Harvey of Hope, by her son Raymond (Nenita) Belair of Langley, B.C., by her grandchildren Nicholas Demoskoff and Jason and Natalie Harvey, and by her great-grandson Jonathan Harvey. She is also survived by her sisters Jeanne d’arc Bozzer of Timmins and Madeleine Legault of London, Ontario and by her brother Raymond Desgroseilliers of Sarnia, Ontario. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Joan Laneville of Timmins, and by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Jacqueline was predeceased by her husband Maurice (1996), by her parents Eugène (1960) and Juliette (1948), and by her brothers and sisters Noël Desgroseilliers (1926), Mariette White (2008), Simone Burdan (2013), Marianne Desgroseilliers (1938), Gaston Desgroseilliers (1941), and Normande Handy (2013). Cremation has been entrusted to McLean's Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd, 9- 8465 Harvard Place, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 7Z5, 1-604-847-3477. A graveside service will take place on June 4, 2019 at Our Lady of Good Hope Parish Cemetery in Hope, B.C. Father Gordon Cook, OMI, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or to the charity of your choice.13337706
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Posted by Nicole Gauthier-Dion (friend of family) On Sunday, September 1, 2019
Mes condoléances Yvonne. Je viens d'apprendre aujourd'hui le décès de ta MOM!!! Je me souviens d'elle comme une belle et bonne dame.

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