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Gauthier, Ruth Wawasnodeh Kwe “Northern Lights Woman” March 12, 1940 – December 9, 2017

It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Ruth Gauthier (née Dawson) 77 years, on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Beloved wife of Gaetan Gauthier. Loving mother of Carol Vaillant, Sharon Gauthier-Lefebvre (Denis Lefebvre) and Michelle Thomson (Ben Thomson). Grandmother of Dan Gauthier (Chelle Brush-Gauthier), Jon Sequin (Kim Sequin), Jessica Vaillant, Nicholas Vaillant, and Cassandra Vaillant. Great grandmother of Austin, Damian, Logan, and Benny. Godmother of Kim Dawson. Daughter of Berangere Bissonnette and Berwick Dawson, both predeceased. Dear sister to Norm (predeceased), Richard (Dee), Keith (Doris), Jane, and Peter (Laurie). Ruth will be missed by many nieces and nephews and countless friends. Ruth was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and matriarch to many. She will be remembered by her beautiful angelic voice, her invaluable teachings and her strong belief in family, love, and friendship. Her legacy will be cherished by many. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St-Charles Borromée Church, 31 Main Street, St-Charles on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a lunch at the St-Charles Community Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society in Ruth’s memory along with lighting a candle to remember her passion for love and light.

8 Condolences

  1. Dear Carol and family Ruth was a long time member of our prayer partners I was very sorry to learn of her passing. My sincere sympathy to you and yours, Nancy Thomas

    Posted by:Nancy Thomas
    January 29, 2018
  2. Nous voulons vous offrir nos plus sincères condoléances pour Gaétan et la famille. Nos pensées et nos prières sont avec vous.
    Dolorèse, Diane, Daniel Gauthier ?

    Posted by:Dolorèse Gauthier
    December 15, 2017
  3. Gaëtan, Carol, Sharon et Michelle, je vous envoie toutes mes condoléances.
    Ruth était une personne formidable, une grande dame avec qui j’ai eu l’honneur d’enseigner pendant plusieurs années .Elle vivra dans mes mémoires pour toujours .

    Posted by:Claudette Bertrand
    December 15, 2017
  4. Hey, It’s me Bryanna Baziner and I would like to say that Ruth was the beat and she was awesome to make powwows and we all love you so much and sorry for your loss. Hope you get well…love from all.❤️❤️???and your my #1 ????????‍♀️??‍♀️??‍♀️ “ God please keep care of our lovely Ruth and love her lots and angels keep her warm and safe and hope she is ok” Love you Ruth hope you take care..

    Posted by:Bryanna bazinet
    December 14, 2017
  5. Our deepest condolences from Carole (Chretien) Sarazin, Diane (Chretien) Keegan, and Geatan Chretien. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Posted by:Carole (Chretien) Sarazin
    December 13, 2017
  6. My deepest condolences to you Gaetan and your Family. I loved Ruth dearly and I’m deeply saddened by her passing. Please know you are in my heart and thoughts at this very difficult time.

    Posted by:Ruth Eaton
    December 12, 2017
  7. This comes to say that our thoughts, sincere as they can be, are going to you Gaëtan and your family, our deepest sympathy.
    May her memories give you comfort and to remember that she loved her family like no other.

    Posted by:Eugene and Solange Cardinal
    December 12, 2017
  8. My deepest condolences to the family. She was loved by many and will forever be in our hearts. Xo

    Posted by:Nat Viau
    December 12, 2017

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