Jacqueline Cousineau (nee Fournier) passed away peacefully in the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010.
Jacqueline “Jackie” was born to John and Cordillia Fournier on Oct. 19, 1924, one of 14 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her two children, Tom Cousineau and Janine Tilli; daughter-in-law, Susan Cousineau; son-in-law, Jack Tilli; grandson, Tom Cousineau Jr., his wife, Robyn, and three great-grandchildren, Sydney, Kennedy, and Reece; and step grandson and great-granddaughter, Brian and Olivia Tilli.
Also surviving are her sisters, Bertha Ossachuk, Bea Puchalski, and Dora Boudreau; sister-in-law, Roseanna Cousineau; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Virgil; brothers, Adolph, Emile, Alex, and Everett; and sister, Van Almblad.
After raising her two children, Jackie returned to work at Boise Cascade and subsequently retired in 1990.
Following retirement and the sunshine, Jackie and Virg enjoyed winters in Scottsdale, Ariz. before his passing.
Jackie was a wonderful mother, sister, and friend, and will be missed by all in her life.
Cremation will take place at the Chapel Lawn Funeral Home in Winnipeg, Man.
Further arrangements are pending.
In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to CNIB or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Frances.