Clair Painchaud

Clair Amedee Joseph Painchaud

Tuesday, December 31st, 1940 - Monday, October 21st, 2019
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The family of Clair Amedée Painchaud of Wakaw, SK and formerly of Vonda, SK announce his passing after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Clair leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 55 years, Rita Painchaud (nee Bussière). He will be forever loved by his children and grandchildren; Denis (Ingrid) - Nathaniel (Becca) and Gabriel (Jordyn) Painchaud of Sherwood Park, AB; Joanne (George) - Claire and Maxwell Mueller of Saskatoon, SK; Lise (Scott) - Emanuel and Jorell Kalinski of Vernon, BC; Guy (Heidi) - Roène Painchaud of Toronto, ON; he will be forever missed by his siblings; Diane Browne, Denise Deschamps, Muriel Kasun and Estelle Dicus and their families as well as by his extended family on the Bussière side. Clair was predeceased by his parents, Ludger and Corona Painchaud and by his younger brother Denis. The family wishes to thank the amazing staff at St. Paul’s Hospital-Palliative Care Unit for their kindness and compassion over the last 4 weeks. Thanks also to the staff at the Saskatoon Cancer Centre, Dr. Fourney, Dr. Kundapur, Dr. Sami as well as the nursing staff on the 6th floor Oncology Department at the Royal University Hospital. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Philippe de Néri Roman Catholic Church in Vonda, SK on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:30 am. Interment of the Urn will follow in th St. Philippe de Néri Roman Catholic Cemetery. Donations in memory of Clair may be directed to the Close to Home Hospice Campaign. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Marc Blondeau of Kushneryk Funeral Service, Wakaw, SK
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 10:30am
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 10:30am
    St. Philippe de Neri Roman Catholic Church
    Rev. Fr. Rheal Bussiere
  • Interment

    St. Philippe de Neri Roman Catholic Cemetery


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Lynne Desnoyers

Posted at 10:45pm
Rita (Auntie Rita to some of us);
Denis, Ingrid & Family;
Joanne, George & Family;
Lise, Scott & Family;
Guy, Heidi & Family;

Sincere condolences to all. Remembering all the good visits we had.
Take care,
Ray & Doreen Perreault
Laurent & Lynne (Perreault) Desnoyers
Della Perreault-Round & Family

Lucille Perry

Posted at 03:06pm
My Deepest sympathies Rita and your whole family. I know he will be missed by all who loved him. I have special memories of good times with him and you Rita. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family.

MARANT Construction Limited

Posted at 12:55pm
We proudly sponsor these trees in Clair's memory. A good life lived has much in common with the majesty of a tree.
We should all be more like a tree.
Stay grounded.
Connect with your roots.
Turn over a new leaf.
Bend before you break.
Enjoy your unique natural beauty.
Keep growing.

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Wendy Person

Posted at 12:12pm
Rita and family, Denise & Adrian: Sending prayers and sincere condolences on the loss of Clair. May God guide and comfort you through this difficult time.
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Suzanne LeBlanc

Posted at 12:01am
Rita, my thoughts are with you during this most difficult time. Clair was my favorite teacher from all my years in school. He was a kind and patient teacher who cared for his students. I will not be able to attend the services but I will be there in spirit. Suzanne LeBlanc

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