DAISY MAE (PEGGY) DeGAGNE
On Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 at La Verendrye Hopsital inFort Frances, Ont., Daisy Mae DeGagne (nee Bragg) peacefully passed away at the age of 84.
Daisy was born Aug. 27, 1923 in Essex County, Ont. to the late George and Lucy Bragg. In 1941, she was united in marriage to the late Aime DeGagne at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Frances, Ont.
Daisy always enjoyed company and was a welcoming host. She will be always remembered for her cooking and avid card games.
She is lovingly remembered by her children, Rosemarie (Lawrence) Gagne of Ignace, Ont., Elaine Roset of Chilliwack, B.C., George (Yolande) of Elk Lake, Ont., Kathleen (Leo) Pruys of Devlin, Ont., and Jeanine (Darren) Bolger of Sudbury, Ont.
Daisy will be sadly missed by 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She also is survived by her brother, Norbert (Jean) Bragg of Devlin, Ont.; sisters, Alice Milloy of Corpus Christie, Tex. and Bernice Stapleton of Chicago, Ill.; sister-in-law, Margaret (George) Bartlett of Fort Frances, Ont.; and many nieces and nephews.
Daisy was predeceased by her husband, Aime (1995); brother, Robert Bragg; and son-in-law, Robert Roset.
Family and friends were received at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 from 7-9 p.m., with prayers held at 7 p.m.
Funeral mass was held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Frances, with Monsignor George Bourguignon celebrant.
Interment to follow at a later date in Capreol Cemetery in Sudbury, Ont.
The pallbearers were Don Bragg, Murray Bragg, Michael Caul, Darrell DeGagne, Leon DeGagne, and Yves DeGagne.
The honourary pallbearers were Daisy’s grandchildren.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal Fund, 316 Victoria Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 2C2.
Online condolences may be left at www.northridgefuneralhome.com