It is with regret and love that we announce the passing of Henry (Hank) Rousseau, 74, on Monday, April 13, 1998 at his residence in Disrali, P.Q.
He leaves to mourn his wife, Jeannine (Le Houx); and their three children, Carl (Héléne Desrouchers) of Blainville, Lyn (Louise Litourneau) of Disrali, and Caroline Rousseau of Montreal; four grandchildren; and his brothers and sisters, Alice (Orville Oyloe) of Hibbing, Mn., Eva (Gordon Abbott) of Fort Frances, and Emile (Joyce Perry) and Arthur (Vera Beyak) of Thunder Bay, Ont.
Also surviving are his sister-in-law, Margaret (Orton) of Fort Frances, with other in-laws in Quebec; as well as nieces and nephews, Raymond (Janis Perkins), Lori (George Elliott), Dawn (Herb Hughes), Mark (Jackie Gaddu), Renée, Doug, Ann Marie, and Brent Rousseau, and many more in Quebec, the United States, and Ontario; and many cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother and father, Anna (George) and Arthur Rousseau; sisters, Yvonne (Roger Le Moyne) and Therese (Jack Marchand); and brother, Roland (Margaret Orton).
He was born in Fort Frances, attended St. Mary’s School, and joined the Canadian armed forces in Winnipeg in 1940. He served in Canada and Europe.
He always enjoyed spending time with his family on Rainy Lake, in particular the family cabin on Little Bear Island.
Later, his work brought him to Theftford Mines, where he met his wife, Jeannine, of 39 years. He resided there ever since until his death.
In memory of Henry (Hank), donations may be made to St. Mary’ Church in Fort Frances.