Aldéa Collette, 92, of Résidence Au Bénaise, St-Antoine and formerly of Ste-Marie-de-Kent, passed away on Saturday, January 21st, 2023, at her residence.
Born in Girouardville (Bouctouche), NB, she was the daughter of the late Joseph “Joe” and the late Marguerite (Bastarache) Collette.
Prior to her retirement, she was the housekeeping chief at the Manoir St-Jean-Baptiste. She enjoyed playing cards and making puzzles, but mostly to spend time with her family and many friends.
She is survived by her daughters: Gisèle Richard (Gérard) of Dieppe, Denise Collette (Jean) of Cocagne and Phyllis Collette (Donald) of Moncton; her sons: Edouard (Gisèle) of Ste-Marie-de-Kent and Guy (Gisèle) of Shediac; her grandchildren: Yves, Julien, Luc, Daniel, Mathieu and Émilie; her great grandchildren: Jacob, Noah, Zachary, Kaleb, Sofia and Rylen; her sister, Marguerite LeBlanc (late Alban) of Ste-Anne-de-Kent and Gérard Collette (Alfreda) of Dieppe, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Néri Collette; by her sisters: Bella, Julienne and Yvonne and by her brothers: Hector, Fred, Elzéar, André, Antoine and Edouard.
It is strongly recommended to wear a mask at the visitation and at the funeral.
Visitation will be held from Passage, 3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB, (506) 532-1050, on Friday, January 27th, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm and also on Saturday, January 28th, 2023, from 9 am to 10:15 am.
Funeral mass will be held from St-Jean-Baptiste RC Church, Bouctouche, NB, on Saturday, January 28th, 2023 at 11 am.
The funeral can be viewed on our website the day after the funeral.
A special thank-you to the staff of Résidence Au Bénaise, to Dr. Mélanie Allain, to Dr. Denise-Gallant-LeBlanc, to Dr. Michel D’Astous and to Dr. Luc Cormier, for the excellent care and compassion given to our mom.
In Aldéa’s memory, a donation can be made to the Ste-Marie-de-Kent Parish or to a memorial of choice.
The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.