Sister Georgette April (S. André de Ste-Marie) of the Sisters of The Presentation of Mary passed away on October 24, 2018 at the age of 87 at the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert SK. On Monday, October 29, 2018 at the chapel of The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary the funeral Liturgy was concelebrated by his most Reverend Albert Thévenot, m.afr. Bishop of Prince Albert, Reverend Maurice Fiolleau, Vicar General and Father Emile April.
She leaves to mourn the members of her religious Community, her nephews and nieces, cousins and friends, one sister in law, Therese (Carrière) April. Sister Georpette was predeceased by her parents, Alphonse and Marie-Anne (née Ouellette), her two brothers, Léonce and André (Dolorès).
S. Georgette was born in Zénon Park, Sk. on October 20, 1931. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of The Presentation of Mary in autumn of 1950. She taught school in many towns of Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
With sadness we bid farewell to Sister Georgette, but with her we rejoice because she has been beyond all darkness into the land of the living where she enjoys complete freedom. May the Lord welcome her now as she journeys into His loving arms.