Blanchet, Gonzague Louis - The family announces with sadness the death of Gonzague Blanchet at the age of 79 years Mr Blanchet passed away in the comfort of his home with his loving family by his side, Monday, July 31, 2017 following a battle with cancer.
Mr Blanchet was born September 3, 1937 to the late Antonio Blanchet and the late Beatrice Jean. Predeceased by his parents and his grandson Jean-François Falardeau. He leaves to mourn his devoted wife Marielle [Fortin] whom he married 56 years ago. Sadly missed by his children: Marie-Josée Blanchet [Dwight Tosh] of Carrot River, Saskatchewan, Doris [Larry] Boucher of Welland, Genevieve [Gregory] Blanchet of Sudbury, Jannie Blanchet [Ghislain Plante] of Cobalt, Olivier [Natalie] Blanchet of Cobalt and Jacinthe Blanchet [Stéphan St-Amour] of Haileybury. Fondly remembered by sixteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two brothers and one sister.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions to Timiskaming Palliative Care will be gratefully acknowledged. Condolences, contributions and memorial candles may be left at www.buffamleveille.com.