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Frances D. Cadeau

June 28, 1937 - October 14, 2020

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Service Date: October 20, 2020

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Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre after an extended illness on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 surrounded by loving family. Fran Cadeau at the age of 83, loving wife of Russ. Cherished mother of David (Susan) Cadeau, Denise (Doug) Tinney, Monique (Attila) Kovacs and Michelle (Jack) Rumney. Devoted and proud grandmother of Kaitlin (Warren) Gray, Jessica (Jarek) Ibbitson, Paul Kovacs, Alanna Kovacs, (Sam), Adam Kovacs, August Rumney, Avery Rumney, Adis Rumney and Simon Rumney and great grandmother of Jaxton Ibbitson and Wyatt Gray. Fran will also be remembered by her brother Don (Val) Perrault, sister in-law Diane (the late Gord) Perrault and brother in-law Ole (the late Doreen) Johansen. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Dora Perrault, brother Norm (the late Mary) Perrault. Fran will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and wonderful circle of friends. Friends and family will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME, 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie (just north of Cundles Rd.) on Monday, October 19th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 8:45 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 65 Amelia Street, Barrie on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 at 10 o’clock and will also be available virtually though the following link . Memorial donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through

Fran’s pride and joy was her family and she was very dear to her family not only as a wife of 63 years to Russ, a mother of 4nana of 8 and grand nana of 2but was cherished as a mentor, guide, confidant and even a matchmaker. Through her love, support, patience and example her family have become reflections of the values that she lived by, kindness and acceptance of all, service to community as shown by her over 60 year commitment to the CWL and faith in God. All who met her were immediately taken by her class, kindness and joy for life. She made a point of inviting those who were new to the parish or were alone to join her for coffee after mass so that they knew that they were truly welcome at the church and not alone. Fran had a love of gardening and enjoyed many hours cultivating friendships while touring her yard. Fran loved to take part in many activities and was an active member of Shanty Bay Golf club nurturing many friendships. Fran loved to entertain, shop and always looked fantastic. Many people benefitted from her wisdom, support and advice as she showed us what love truly is.  She will be missed everyday, but her legacy of love will live on through her family. 

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Nancy Trimble and the nursing staff on the Specialized Seniors Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.