In Loving Memory Of
Fernande Bourgeois Gautreau
1943 ~ 2022

Our hearts are filled with sadness to announce the passing of our wonderful mother, beloved grandmother, devoted and generous wife, Fernande “Fern” Bourgeois Gautreau. A heart of gold stopped beating on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

She was a loving wife to Edgar Gautreau for 59 years. Born in Moncton, she was the daughter of the late Loretta MacDonald and the late Pierre Bourgeois.

Fernande “Fern” was a passionate and committed career woman, she worked as a nursing assistant for 33 years at the services of the Dr. Georges-L-Dumont UHC in addition to having sat for several years as a representative of the CUPE, Local 821 and has worn different hats on several other union committees and organizations. Recognized for her sense of humor and for her great generosity, “Fern” put the needs of others before her own and she felt unconditional love for her family and loved ones.

She is survived by her children: Lise (Stéphanie) and Serge (Cindy); her grandchildren whom they cherished so much and of whom she was proud: Éloïse and Raphaël; as well as her brothers and sisters: Henri (Carmen), Loretta (Francis), Simone (late André), Roger (Pauline), Robert (Doreen), Rachel (Maurice).

She also leaves to mourn with good memories, the family of her husband, as well as her two goddaughters: (Monique and Christine); also by several nephews, nieces, cousins, cousins ​​and friends.

The family will welcome relatives and friends at Passage-Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB (506) 857-1901, on Friday March 25, 2022 from 6pm to 9pm.

Please note that there will be no visits on Saturday morning.

Funeral mass will be at Christ-Roi RC Church, 300 Dominion Street, Moncton, NB, on Saturday March 26, 2022 at 11am.

The family would like to sincerely thank the entire 4C team at Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC for their kindness, great compassion and the quality of care provided.

Instead of flowers, your testimonials of sympathy can result in a donation to a Foundation or Organization of your choice.

It was entrusted to:

Passage-Chartersville Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center

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  1. Nos plus profondes condoléances aux familles Bourgeois et Gautreau. Comme le dit bien sa nécrologie, Fern avait un grand cœur en or. Elle nous manquera beaucoup.
    Reposes en paix chère Fern. ❤

  2. Sincères sympathies à toute la famille Bourgeois et Gautreau. Je suis Géraldine, j’ai travaillé avec elle. J’étais la femme à Jean Robichaud.

  3. Sincères condoléances aux familles Bourgeois et Gautreau pour votre grand perte.
    Maurice et Gisèle LeBlanc

  4. Mes sincères condoléances à Edgar et la famille Gautreau…Un grand coeur nous quitte pour un autre monde…Repose en paix…cousine Annette Lussier

  5. Sincere sympathies pour le deces de Fern a Edgar, Lise et Serge et famille. Vous etes dans mes prieres et pensees durant ses temps diffille.
    Cousin Roland Gautreau

  6. Sincères sympathies à toute la famille…. J ai travailler avec Fern et Rachel à l Hopital. Fern était très spéciale … Ma mère etait Adela à Georges Bourgeois de Memramcook. Fern visitait Mame et ma mère l aimait beaucoup.. Je garderais toujours des bons souvenirs d elle. Je vas faire un don a un oeuvre de charité en sa mémoire .

  7. My Deepest Condolences to the Gautreau & Bourgeois Families.
    Fern left us with fond memories.
    Her love, generosity, kindness & sense humour will always linger in our hearts.
    Sending strength, courage & love to the families, may they celebrate & cherish her memories from time & time again….
    Rest In Peace dear Fern
    Bernadine Bourque 💞

  8. Mes sinceres sympathies a Rachel et a la famille. Elle etait une bonne femme et comique.

  9. A la famille de Fern et à Edgar nos sincère sympathies, une très bonne personne nous a quitté pour nous guider dans la beauté de la vie. Repose bien Fern tu le mérite et tu vas manqué à la grande famille Bourgeois et Gautreau, Marge et Guy

  10. C’est avec regret que j’ai appris le décès de Fernande. Elle a certainement pas reçu la vie facile avec sa santé. Elle peut maintenant reposer en paix et veiller sur vous autres. Union de prière durant cette période difficile.

  11. Fern, j’aurai toujours des bons souvenirs de toi,avoir travailler dans le plus beau dept de GL Dumont le 3A of course…on a eu du fun. Rachel,Loretta et Lise et le reste de la families mes sinceres sympathy. Toujours un bon souvenir!!!!!!

  12. Edgar, Loretta, Henry, Simone, Robert. and the rest of the family.
    What a loss we now have on our hands. Known her for approximately 74 yrs as best I can remember.
    She was the spark in our Robinson, Lutz and Westmorland street reunion that only stopped because of the Pandemic.
    This reunion came every couple of years and some of us came from miles away to celebrate each other with fun and memories.
    What a group, and leading the way was Fern.
    Fern, you be will be missed you forever.

  13. Our prayers and thoughts will be with you this weekend as you celebrate Fern’s life. Family was her love and that love will see you through these precious times God.bless
    Val and John O’Regan

  14. Edgar, Lise et Serge, une pensee speciale pendant la periode difficille que vous traversez. Sinceres condoleances.
    Leo Paul Caissie

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