Joseph Magnus (Joe) Contois

was born on November 29th, 1931 in Shortdale, Manitoba and passed away on November 22nd, 2011 in the Gateby Care Residence at the age of 79 years.

Joe will be lovingly remembered by his wife Vera, to whom he was married for 52 years; five daughters, Gail Contois of Vernon, B.C., Joanne (Dennis) Tom of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Darlene Contois of Salmon Arm, B.C., Jacqueline (Howard) May of Kimberley, B.C. and Maxine Fontaine of Winnipeg, Manitoba; fifteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, Magnus & Margaret Contois; one brother, Percy Contois; one sister; Georgina George; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Contois.

The Funeral Service was held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at 1:30 P.M. with Reverend Father Dale Normandeau officiating. Cremation followed.

Funeral arrangements were made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


Vernon Morning Star

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