Rita Riopel

Obituary of Rita Mariette Marie Riopel

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RIOPEL, Rita Mariette Marie (née Philion) – At the age of 74 years, of Chapleau, passed away peacefully on Monday August 8th, 2022 at the Chapleau Health Services.


Rita was born in Chapleau and raised in Sultan. She went on to become a hairstylist and was a devoted housewife and enjoyed her daily walks with the love of her life Normand of 52 years.


Rita is survived by her husband Normand Riopel, her daughter Angèle Clermont (John), grandson Mario Morin (Courtney St-Georges) and great grandchildren Noah Morin and Everleigh Morin. Rita is survived by her brother Leonard Philion of Chapleau and is preceded in death by her parents Paul Philion and Blanche Langlois, her sister Jeannette Hébert (late Claude) and her great granddaughter Jessie Evianne Morin.


At Rita’s request, there will be no funeral services. Cremation has taken place at River’s Edge Cremation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie.


Memorial donations may be made to Chapleau Health Services Foundation would be appreciated.  The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dan Morin (Debbie) for daily calls and visits to Normand during this very difficult time.


(Arrangements entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home, Wawa, 1-800-439-4937). www.kerryfuneralhome.ca


RIOPEL, Rita Mariette Marie (née Philion) - À l'âge de 74 ans, de Chapleau, est décédée paisiblement le lundi 8 août 2022 aux Services de santé de Chapleau.

Rita est née à Chapleau et a grandi à Sultan. Elle est devenue coiffeuse et était une femme d'intérieur dévouée et appréciait ses promenades quotidiennes avec l'amour de sa vie, Normand, depuis 52 ans.

Rita laisse dans le deuil son époux Normand Riopel, sa fille Angèle Clermont (John), son petit-fils Mario Morin (Courtney St-Georges) et ses arrière-petits-enfants Noah Morin et Everleigh Morin. Rita laisse dans le deuil son frère Léonard Philion de Chapleau et est précédée dans la mort par ses parents Paul Philion et Blanche Langlois, sa sœur Jeannette Hébert (feu Claude) et son arrière petite-fille Jessie Evianne Morin.

À la demande de Rita, il n'y aura pas de service funéraire. L’incinération a eu lieu au Centre de crémation River's Edge, à Sault Ste. Marie.

Des dons commémoratifs peuvent être faits à la Fondation des services de santé de Chapleau seraient appréciés. La famille désire exprimer sa gratitude à Dan Morin (Debbie) pour les appels et les visites quotidiennes à Normand durant cette période très difficile.

(Les arrangements ont été confiés à Kerry Funeral Home, Wawa, 1-800-439-4937). www.kerryfuneralhome.ca

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