Farming Rural 21

Gregoire Gaudet

December 21, 2021

Obituary

Grégoire Gaudet

Peacefully on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at the age of 81, Grégoire Gaudet, formerly of Somerset, Manitoba, passed away, at the Foyer Notre Dame, with his family by his side.  He will be forever remembered as a loving husband, father, and Pépère.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 57 years, Lucille (née Fortier); his five children and their spouses:  Glenn (Elaine), Michelle (Alain) Grenier, Kevin (Kendra), Eric (Anna-Maria), and Martin (Manon); and his grandchildren: Justin, Patric (Breanne), Eric (Allyson), Valérie (Dantin), Christine, Jérémie (Alyssa), Kaybree, Luis, Diego, Réjean, Stéphane, and Mathieu.

He also leaves to mourn his siblings Marcien (Debra), Roland (Claire), Bernard (Paulette), Hélène, and Théodore (Susan) and his in-laws, Evelyn, Mariette, Jim and Denis (Denise) and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents Pierre-Albert and Yvette; his brother Alain; his parents-in-law, Léo and Jeanne Fortier; and his brother-in-law Alfred Fortier and sisters-in-law at infancy Diane and Edith.

Greg had three main passions: his family, agriculture, and travel.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan and he moved to Somerset to work as an Agricultural Representative in 1963.  In 1966, Greg and Lucille bought her family’s century farm, where they operated a hog and grain farm until his retirement in 2011.  After raising their family, Lucille and Greg travelled extensively visiting some of the most remote areas of the world.  They began by touring the seven continents, and in their later years, they spent their winter months along the coast of Costa Rica.  With Lucille’s health declining, Greg became her caregiver and moved to the Foyer Notre Dame during the pandemic to be by her side.  After months apart, he was grateful to be reunited with the love of his life and he cherished his time with her.  He also loved the care and compassion he received from the staff and he thoroughly enjoyed the company of his foyer family.

A Private Funeral Service by invitation will be held on Friday, December 24, 2021.  Eulogy and Video at 10:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Father Paulin officiating.   The Funeral Service will be able to view at www.afh.ca

If you would like your name to appear in the guestbook, please email your name to office@afh.ca

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Foyer Notre Dame Recreation Department or the Chez Nous.  These donations can be dropped off or mailed to Foyer Notre Dame, Box 190, Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB  R0G 1M0.  Please write Donation Recreation or Chez Nous in Memory of Greg Gaudet.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to all the healthcare professionals that provided amazing care and support to Greg throughout the years. 

Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements.  Phone 204-248-2201.  To view the service details and leave condolences, please visit www.afh.ca

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Services

Private Services

Somerset Roman Catholic Church
402 Lachance Street
Somerset, MB R0G 2L0

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