In loving memory of Jean Archie, 45, of Couchiching First Nation, who passed away suddenly Monday, Nov. 18, 2002.
Jean was united in marriage May 6, 1989 to Samuel Archie.
She was predeceased by her infant son, Alvin Joseph; grandparents, Dora and Albert Morrison, and Amos and Laura Perreault; brother-in-law, Bill Carmody; and infant brother, Joseph Perreault.
She is survived by her loving husband, Sam, and children, Charmaine, Caitlin, and Corbin. She also was the guardian angel to her special daughters, Mackenzie and Marisa (Bill Payne).
She also is survived by her parents, Janet and James Perreault Sr.; sisters, Janice of South St. Paul, Mn., and Jocelyn (Steve) of Naicatchewenin First Nation; brothers, Merle (Janice) and Jim, all of Couchiching First Nation; “favourite” sister-in-law, Geraldine Archie, and Bridgette Archie (Carl Smith); brother-in-law, Robert Archie (Rosemary); her five special grandchildren, Tessa, Caleigh, Samara, Simone Payne, and Chad Smith Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews whom she held close to her heart.
Jean enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved her animals. She often enjoyed going to Bingo with her husband. She loved to spent time with her family and her dear close friends.
She was very proud of her three Thunder billets this year, Terry, Rob, and Jamie.
Anyone who knew Jean was touched by her love, her smile, and her sense of humour. She had a heart of gold and was always there to help you in any way she could. She touched the hearts of so many people and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
In her time here, she touched the lives of so many and made the world a better place.
A vigil will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002 starting at 3:30 p.m., with prayers being offered at 7 p.m. at the Couchiching Bingo Palace.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the Couchiching Bingo Palace, with Deacon Elmer Mainville officiating.
A private family interment will be held at a later date.
Pallbearers will be Derek Perreault, Glenn Archie, James Anderson, Martin Tuesday, Roger Chiasson, and Garry Windego.
Honorary pallbearers will be Marcel Horton, Dean Wilson, Jamie Munise, Rob Scales, Terry Parisien, and Bill Payne.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 920 Frenette Ave., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3N4.