Grace Charbonneau

Grace Charbonneau

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Grace Charbonneau of Invermere, B.C. at the age of 81. Just 6 short weeks after the love of her life passed.

Grace passed away peacefully on May 7th with her loved ones by her side. She was a mother that was always watching out for us.

Grace was born in Invermere, B.C. on October 26th, 1936 to Everett and Mary Noland. She was the middle child of five children.

Grace met the love of her life, Henry Charbonneau in 1953 and they were married in Invermere, B.C. on April 2nd, 1955. Together they raised three children.

Grace was a loving mother who taught us many things that shaped us into the family we are today; A wonderful wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

Mom leaves to mourn her daughters Deb Hickey (Bob) and Terry Geraets (Louis); Grandchildren Chad Potter and Jodi Lippert (Matthew); Julian and Adriaan Geraets. Great-grandchildren Jude Potter, Adison and Ethan Lippert; And one sister, Betty. Mom was predeceased by her loving husband Henry, her son Darren, her parents and three €siblings, Clara, Bob and Beaulah.

Mom loved our family gatherings, memorable moments where we could all be together. She loved the family road trips to the Calgary Stampede, Ice Capades, and visiting friends and family.

The family appreciates all the care Mom received at the Columbia Gardens and Ivy House. A special thanks to Dr. Dibb for her compassion and care that both our parents received.

At Grace’s request there will not be a funeral service. There will be a family celebration this summer. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Grace’s name to the S.P.C.A.

Mom always loved her pets.

Columbia Valley Pioneer


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