It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Lucille Desaulniers after a heroic battle with heart disease. Lucille was predeceased by her husband Achille on October 19, 1983. She is survived by her daughters Gisele (Robert Baron) from Ottawa, Patricia (Gabriel St.Vincent), Veronique Desaulniers from Atlanta, Monique Desaulniers (Gord Cartwright), grandchildren Christian et Brigitte Boulet, Michel et Daniel Simister, Janique Cook, Chantale Desaulniers, Justin Sylvester. Also leaves to mourn her sister Augustine Gobeil, her brother Philias Ritchot, her sister-in-law Beatrice Ritchot, her brother-in-law Louis Mager. Lucille was born in St. Norbert and lived in St. Boniface most of her life. She was a dedicated school teacher for 33 years mostly in St. Boniface. After retiring, she enjoyed travelling, crafts and volunteer work for needy children. She loved to eat, drink and be merry. Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at the St. Boniface Cathedral, 190 avenue de la Cathedrale, at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Ron Leger, C.S.V. presiding. Interment of the cremated remains will take place at Green Acres Memorial Gardens.