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Benoit Serre

SERRE, Benoit It is with heavy hearts that the family announces his death which occurred May 11th 2019. He passed away surrounded by his two daughters Ginette St Georges (Michel) and Julie Serre (Ken Elliott) and his grandchildren Stephanie (Sam), Melanie (Chris), Erik, Darren (Amy) and Miguel (Samantha). He also leaves behind 3 great grandsons; Sawyer, Kaiden, Theodore and many brothers and sisters; Pauline (Ronald), Florence, Adrienne, Lucien (Jeanne), Bernard (Leticia), Gerry (Betty), Marcel, Eugene (Patricia, Daniel (Sylvie). Predeceased by Gaetan, Ubald, Andre, Claude, Lilianne and Therese. He is also leaving in mourning many nieces and nephews who made up an important part of his life. Ben was a former member of federal government for the Liberal Party representing the constituents of Temiskaming French River and Temiskaming Cochrane from 1993 until his retirement in 2004. He was the first francophone to be elected in that constituency. For those wishing to pay their respects and offer condolences, a Celebration of his Life will be held at the Warren Arena at 39 Lafontaine Rd in Warren ON on Saturday May 25th from 11 am to 2 pm. For those wishing to make donations, please send them to Indigenous Women's Issues.13336410
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Supporter off northern Ontario.
Posted by Bernard Miron (Acquaintance) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Mes sympathies les plus sincères à la famille de Benoit. Il restera toujours dans mes souvenirs comme un batailleur pour le Nord de l'Ontario.
Sincères condoléances
Posted by Denis Clement (maire de Cochrane) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Au nom des citoyens de la municipalité de Cochrane, le conseil municipal et le personnel de la ville offrent leurs plus sincères condoléances à la famille de M. Ben Serré.

Denis Clement, maire

My sympathies
Posted by Mary Clancy (Colleague in the House of Commons) On Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Benoit was a lovely man.I remember his great sense of humour.Please accept my sincere sympathy on his passing.

Mary Clancy

Sympathies
Posted by Gabrielle Lepage (friend) On Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Mes plus sincères sympathies à tous les membres des familles Serré.
End of an Era
Posted by Carol Lonsdale (Fed. Liberal Friend & Personal Friend) On Wednesday, May 15, 2019
To Ben's Family. We were so sorry to read that Ben has passed away. Our hearts are with all his family. Ben & us Feds certainly did a lot of work but had so much fun in that process of getting him elected as our MP each time. The weddings we attended,the parties, the conventions, his victories as MP but in particular, our days at his camp & our fishing & his frying of our fish. Wonderful memories. Cherish your memories. Thoughts & prayers for all. R.I.P. our friend Ben. Love Carol & Jeff xo

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