Genevieve Eleanor Oak of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, Red Deer on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the age of 83 years.
Genevieve will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, Vernon; three sons, Evan (Lyla) Collins of Atikokan, Ontario; Vernie Oak of Red Deer; and Cliff (Linda) Oak also of Red Deer; and five daughters, Faye (Wayne) McQuaid of Innisfail; Rita Collins (Jim Lee) of Stauffer, Alberta; Fern Collins (Robb McIntyre) of Fort Saskatchewan; Colleen (Tom) Parks of Lexington, Kentucky; and Karen (Brian) Graham of Red Deer in addition to fifteen grand-children and six great grandchildren. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her brother, Bob (Rose) Authenac of Big Valley; and three sisters, Marguerite Bignell of Red Deer; Yvonne Burnstad (Les Knatp) of Big Valley; and Carmen Authenac (Lawrence Campbell) also of Red Deer; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Genevieve was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Florence Authenac; one son, Dale Collins; one granddaughter, Nesta Collins-Ash; one grandson, Allan Collins; her sister, Ruth Winser; and two brothers, Bill and Jack Authenac.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Rimbey on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Father Gabriel Udeh, Celebrant. Interment will follow in the West Haven Cemetery, Rimbey. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Genevieve’s Memory may be made directly to STARS Air Ambulance, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7; or to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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