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Death of our dear Sister Irène Paquin

We recommend to your prayers our late Sister Irène Paquin, who died on August 20, 2017, at the age of 94, after 63 years of religious profession. Here is the information for the visitation and the funeral ...

Sœur Irène Paquin O.P. (1924-2017)

At the Intercommunity Infirmary of the Augustine Sisters of the Mercy of Jesus (General Hospital), on August 20, 2017, Sister Irène Paquin passed away at the age of 94 years and 8 months, after 63 years and 6 months of profession as a member of the congregation of Dominican Missionary Adorers. Born in Windsor, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late Juliette Pépin and the late Alphonse Paquin. The direction of the funeral was entrusted to


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738, avenue Royale

Quebec City (Beauport) G1E 1Z4

In addition to the members of her religious community, Sister Irène is survived by her sister Yvonne, O.P.. Dominican of the Trinity (Shawinigan), nephews and nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces, cousins ??and friends. Sister Irene was also the sister of Therese (Florian Grandmaster), Jeannette, Alice (Paul Rowe) and Gerard (Rose Perrier), all of whom have passed away.

The Dominican Missionary Adorers and members of the family will receive condolences at the Convent of the Dominican Missionary Adorers at 131, rue des Dominicaines, Quebec (Beauport) G1E 6S8, Wednesday, August 23, from 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm. A prayer celebration will be held on the same day at 7:30 pm. On Thursday, August 24, the day of the funeral, viewing will be possible from 9 am to 10 am before the religious service which will be held at 10:30 am in the Church of St. Gertrude, 779, Avenue de l'Éducation, Québec G1E 1J2.

Rather than sending flowers, please compensate by the offering of masses. The community warmly thanks the Augustine Sisters of the Mercy of Jesus and the staff of their intercommunity infirmary for the cordial welcome and the excellent care provided to Sister Irène Paquin.

For information: 418 661-9223.

At your disposal, condolences by fax: 418 661-6303 or

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