Denise Yvette Connell

Obituary of Denise Yvette Connell

Peacefully passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the age of 75 years. Loving wife of Dan Connell for 55 years. Beloved mother of Jason (Susan), Sean (Cindy) and Hugh (Myja). Adored grandmother of Victoria (Hugh), Owen (Jason) & Jasmin (Sean). Predeceased by her parents Armand (1991) and Jeanne Lamoureux (2011). Denise is survived by her dear & beloved sister Marie Chenier (Roch) of Timmins, her brothers Richard Lamoureux (Doreen) of Timmins, Raymond Lamoureux (Micheline) of Timmins, Jacques Lamoureux (Julie) of Keswick, and her sister-in-law Marie Turcotte of Timmins. Predeceased by her sister Sr. Lise Lamoureux FDLS (2001), and brothers André Lamoureux (Jocelyne) (2000), and Roger Lamoureux (Nicky) (2011).  Denise will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews including Melissa, Michel, Mélanie, Stephanie, Chase, Jesse, David, Jason, Johanne, Éric, Luc, Cindy & Trinity, as well as her loving & beloved extended family overseas in Ireland.


The family wishes to thank all the wonderful nurses, doctors & staff of the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Sault Area Hospital, Rev. Fr. Michael Asorgoe of St. Monica’s Parish, and especially her dear friends Donald & Gabby Landry, Linda Guindon (John), Carole Pitre (Michel), Lise Gagné (Luc), Ann Fenlon & Gary Simard (Hannah, Dana & Meghan), Don Clark & Jean O’Brien.  Words cannot sufficiently express our heartfelt gratitude & thanks. 


Denise was an active member of her community which she cherished & loved so dearly, and she was a friend, mentor, tutor & coach to many of its residents as well as beloved foster mother to many children.  She will remain forever in our hearts, and her love, laugh & smile will never be forgotten. 


At this time no formal services will be held, but a Celebration of Life in honour of Denise is planned to be held in the Spring.  Memorial donations to the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa would be appreciated by the family.  However, remembrances may be made in the form best desired by friends.  Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758). 


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