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In Memory of Estelle Montminy

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Estelle Montminy

Surrounded by her children, Susan, Robert and Mark, Estelle passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the age of 82. Estelle was predeceased by her parents Isadore and Marguerite Chenier, husband George, son Micheal, and son-in-law Don Bond. She is survived by many loving family members; daughter-in-law Virgina (Ginny) Montminy, grandchildren Aaron (Jennifer) and great-grandchildren Felicity, Jonathan, and Maria. Daughter Susan White (Gary), grandchildren Melanie Parker (Chad) and Jeff Bond. Great grandchildren Logan and Kate Parker, Jayla, Kailee and Ashlyn Bond. Son Robert (Stacey Mortson), grandchildren Mitchell (Kristen) and Steven (Marie-Eve), and son Mark (Bev) and granddaughter Mackenzie (Dan Laurila). Estelle Louise Marie Montminy, nee Chenier, was born in Mattawa, Ontario. She was raised in Thorne, Ontario as the oldest of 16 siblings, leaving home at the age of 13 to live and work with a couple who became known as her aunt and uncle. She married George Henri Montminy in 1955, a handsome man from Montmagny, Quebec. They started their family in North Bay, Ontario, moved to Kirkland Lake and then spent the rest of their lives in Englehart. They spent many years at Round Lake having adventures and making lifelong friends. Estelle was known as an amazing nana, a great cook and baker. She spent many years caring for children, both her own and others. She shared her baking and recipes with many and countless babies received handknit blankets. She will be remembered by many families for her love and care, food, sweets, and knitting creations.Donations in memory of Estelle can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or the Englehart and District Hospital. Condolences, contributions and memorial candles may be left at www.mcdonaldfuneralhome.ca.