Simone Goulet

Obituary of Simone Goulet

GOULET: It is with great sadness that the family of Simone Goulet (Martel) affectionately known as “Deedoo” announce her passing at Fairview Personal Care Home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

Simone was born on September 29, 1926 in Cantal, Saskatchewan. She married Paul Goulet in 1946 and they farmed south of Manor, Saskatchewan for 10 years. Paul and Simone and their 5 children moved to Brandon in 1956. Simone ran a boarding house for a number of years and eventually worked at Larry’s convenience store, Ricki’s ladies wear and Naturalizer shoes. She then became the Manager of Chez Cloth.

Simone was a very resourceful person having sewn most of the clothing that she and her siblings wore when they were young. She was a proficient seamstress, knitter, and crocheter who loved clothes and always dressed stylishly. She loved to do jigsaw puzzles up until a few months ago.

Simone was a long-time member of the Catholic Women’s League.

She leaves to mourn her sons, Denis (Gerri) and Roland (Bev); her daughters, Lorraine (Garry) Winters and Pauline (Bruce) McConnell as well as 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren; special sister-in-law, Lorraine Douville as well as many nieces and nephews.

Simone was predeceased by her parents, Anna and Adelaide Martel; husband, Paul (2013); son, Guy (2003); brothers: René, Anthony, Roland, Aurel, and Laurent; sisters: Edna, Elise, and Regina, as well as numerous brothers and sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, June 17, 2022 with Father John Okosun as celebrant. Urn bearer was Mark Winters and eulogist was Karyn Rice.

In memory of Simone, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Augustine’s church, 327 4th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3H1 or to a charity of choice.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Fairview home for their loving care.

May she rest in peace.

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Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Friday, June 17, 2022
St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church
327 4th Street
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
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