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Magdeleine Garneau Monast, Urgel Bourgie / Athos

Magdeleine Garneau Monast
1930 - 2017

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Magdeleine Garneau Monast

Magdeleine Garneau Monast, on November 6th 2017, in Montréal, died peacefully and with characteristic dignity following a brief illness and surrounded by her family. Magdeleine was born in 1930, the daughter of Magdeleine Hébert and Georges Garneau. She was predeceased by her brother Georges Garneau.

Left to mourn are her children: André (Hélène Tessier), Michele (Pierre Moreau) and Dominique (Matthew Linden). Beloved Mamie to her six grandchildren: Élisabeth (Mathieu Leduc), Caroline (Anthony Thiboust), Sandrine (Alexis Giroux); Laura, Andrew and Paul and one darling great grandchild: Jeanne. Magdelon will be remembered for her elegance and warm hospitality. She was tireless in her support of Canadian Art at her galleries in Montreal and La Malbaie and counted many artists among her circle of close friends.

A funeral will be held at 1:00 pm on December 16th
at the Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount, located at 4311 boul. de Maisonneuve in Montreal.

The family will be at the church one hour before the service to receive friends wishing to express sympathy.

Interment will take place at the Notre Dame de Belmont cemetery in Quebec City.
The family is grateful for the care and compassion shown by the staff at the Jewish General Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Magdelon’s name to the Lung Association of Canada.

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Messages in memory of Magdeleine Garneau Monast

KatiavanDuyse David Lampert
November 16, 2017
Our condolences to the family. Magdelon will be missed by all in La Malbaie as she was one of the Grand Dames of summer. The season will not be the same without her.
Doris Lapointe
November 15, 2017
C'est avec regret que j'apprenais le décès de Mme Monast, mes pensées les plus sincères vous accompagnent dans cette épreuve . Je garderai le souvenir d'une dame ouverte sur le monde, généreuse et d'une gentillesse remarquable. Doris Lapointe La Malbaie.
Gertrude Dempsey McLean and Bill McLean
November 14, 2017
We are heartbroken we loved your mommy so much God Bless to all of you Your mommy is in our hearts for ever Much love Gertrude Bill Meg and Anna
Angela Lancaster
November 14, 2017
We will miss Magdeleine in Murray Bay. She was a force for art and beauty in the world, and some joy has gone out of our summer, being without her. Most sincere condolences to her family from the Lancaster/Muckenfuss family, Chevy Chase, Maryland.
PauleB Chaumette
November 14, 2017
À toute la famille, je vous offre mes plus sincères condoléances.
David Reckziegel
November 14, 2017
Our condolences to the family. Magdelon was a classy, beautiful and giving person. We will always remember our time with her in La Malbaie and for her sharing her passion for art. David Reckziegel and Leslie Martino
Marie-Andrée Laberge et Kevin Tibbles
November 13, 2017
De Chicago et à toute la famille Monast, nous offrons nos plus sincères condoléances. Heureux d'avoir pu revoir Madelon une dernière fois à La Malbaie cet été, cet endroit qu'elle aimait tant et que nous aimons aussi. Un souvenir précieux...
Luc Harvey
November 12, 2017
Pierre, Mon épouse Guylaine Saint-Pierre se joint à moi pour vous offrir à toi et ton épouse nos plus sincères condoléances, suite au décès de Mme Monats. Nos prières vous accompagnent.
Frankie Miller (and Marc)
November 12, 2017
I met Magdeleine when I was 23 years old. She was a mentor to me and to many other artists. Her support was unconditional and her enthusiasm for life contagious. We remained close friends over all those years, enjoying her hospitality both in Montreal and La Malbaie. My husband Marc joins me in saying that she will never be forgotten.
Colette et Paul Adam
November 12, 2017
Sincères condoléances à toute la famille.
Line lacoste
November 12, 2017
Désolé d'apprendre le décès de votre mère. Je souhaite mes condoléances a toute la famille

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