Longueuil QC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Slain soldier Patrice Vincent put 'country before himself': colleague - Globalnews.caWednesday, March 27, 2019
WATCH: Hundreds attend funeral procession for Quebec soldierLONGUEUIL, Que. – Friends, relatives and dignitaries paid tribute to slain warrant officer Patrice Vincent on Saturday, with a colleague remembering him as someone who always put “his country before himself.”About 1,000 people, including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, packed into a church near Montreal to say goodbye to Vincent, who was killed Oct. 20 after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies.
A Canadian flag is held aloft in front of a cathedral in Longueuil, Que., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 before a funeral for warrant officer Patrice Vincent.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A hearse carrying warrant officer Patrice Vincent’s casket arrives at a cathedral in Longueuil, Que.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Lt. Col. Gilbert McCauley escorts warrant officer Patrice Vincent’s mother Guerette Vincent into a cathedral in Longueuil, Que., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 her son’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Woman who denied she was a killer for hire now admits to murder - Montreal GazetteSaturday, March 02, 2019
Christine Lepage became a suspect in the murder 19 years after it was carried out.
Christine Lepage leaves the Longueuil courthouse in 2005.
Tyrel Featherstone / Montreal Gazette file photo
A woman who once claimed she was forced into falsely confessing to a murder because she felt cornered by an elaborate sting operation by the RCMP now admits she did carry out the murder for hire.The stunning admission is described in detail in a recent decision made by the Parole Board of Canada as Christine Lepage, 63, prepares for an eventual release on her life sentence. The sentence was automatic when she was convicted by a jury in May 2005 of the 1981 first-degree murder of Germain Derome, a 56-year-old funeral home director, and the attempted murder of his partner, Julien Bessette.Lepage became a suspect in the Brossard murder 19 years after it was carried out. Initially, homicide investigators were unable to determine whose fingerprints were recovered from a glass inside Derome's home. A Longueuil police investigator working on cold case files in ...
Family calls for action against bullying in wake of Longueuil teen's death - CBC.caThursday, April 12, 2018
Simon Dufour was going to turn 16 in December. Instead, his family is now preparing for his funeral.The Longueuil high school student died following an incident at the Saint-Bruno train station last Thursday. It's believed his death was a suicide.His older sister, Karine Dufour, said he loved to laugh, make music and play video games. But he was also the target of repeated bullying.In a widely shared Facebook post, she asked that anyone who witnesses bullying talk to a teacher, administrator or even their own parents if they feel the issue is not being taken seriously."We have to find a way to stop this," she told Radio-Canada.Simon's father, Martin Dufour, said he was aware of the problem and that he warned the high school administration on several occasions, but no concrete action was taken. He said his son appeared to be doing better this year. "He was smiling," Dufour said. "We had planned lots of things with him. And then, overnight ... like that …"Education Minister Sébastien Proulx said the situation was extremely distressing and his thoughts are with the family."We have to contin...
Nadine Waterman Livingstone May 10 1924 December 11 2017 - DanielleThursday, December 14, 2017
Dartmouth passed away December 11, 2017 in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Harmony Mills, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Gladys (Waterman) Frail. Nadine is survived by Brother, Henry (Barbara), Longueuil QC; Daughter-in-law, Margaret, Dartmouth; grandson, Christopher; as well as many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Aubrey; son, Paul; brothers, Eugene, Royce and Rodney; and sister, Irene. Funeral Service will be held at 11am Thursday, December 14 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home. Rev. David Watt officiating. Interment will take place in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the MS Society of Canada – Atlantic Division. Special thanks to the staff of ‘D’ Unit at Oakwood Terrace for your kindness and care shown to Nadine. She called Oakwood home since 2004. Online condolences may be viewed or sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.comNos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Nadine Waterman Livingstone May 10 1924 December 11 2017.sourceDécès pour la Ville: Halifax, Province: Nova Scotiaavis deces Nadine Waterman Livingstone May 10 1924 December 11 2017- avis mortuaire Nadine Waterman Livingstone May 10 1924 December 11 2017 Cette page d archive est une cache qui a pour...
'They're no different than us': Montreal mosques open doors to public - CBC.caThursday, March 09, 2017
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James Shea remembered as 'fervent advocate' for education, language rights - Montreal GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
A fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism.'
James Shea of Aylmer, an educator and minority language rights advocate, died on Saturday. He was 76.Chairman of the Western Quebec School Board and retired superintendent of the Ottawa Catholic School Board, Shea was also the former president of the Quebec Communities Group Network (QCGN) and immediate past president of the Regional Association of West Quebecers.
In a communiqué issued Monday, current QCGN president Geoffrey Chambers described Shea as "a fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism," adding he was "serving at the helm when QCGN successfully advocated for increased support from the federal government's Official Languages strategy as well as recognition from the provincial government that f...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saturday afternoon for the funeral of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member shot to death in Mississauga earlier this month.Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious ...
Hundreds of Hells Angels expected for murdered biker’s Woodbridge funeral as police search for suspect with lengthy record - Toronto StarWednesday, March 27, 2019
Star.Hells Angels' biker Michael (Diaz) Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, who was gunned down in Mississauga on Monday. (GoFundMe)A Quebec man with Hells Angels ties is already in custody on first-degree murder charges and police have issued a Canada-wide first-degree murder warrant for another Montreal man who has a history of weapons possession, fraud and possession of false documents, and is awaiting trial for allegedly intimidating someone connected to the court system.The funeral of Deabaitua-Schulde, a father of two, is set for Saturday, March 23 at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge, according to the funeral home’s website. A GoFundMe page has also been set up in Deabaitua-Schulde’s name.“God called Michael on Monday March 11, 2019, at the age of 32,” his online obituary begins. “He will be forever missed by his loving spouse, Ashley and his children … He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends.”Article Continued BelowAs his funeral is being planned, police continue to hunt for Montreal fugitive Joseph Pallotta, 38.Deabaitua-Schulde was shot dead shortly before noon on Monday outside a gym in Mississauga at 700 Dundas St. E., near Cawthra Road.Peel Regional Police chief Chris McCord said that Deabaitua-Schulde was the victim of a targeted attack.Pallotta is considered armed and dangerous.Peel Regional Police announced...