Surrounded by her family, at the Edmundston Regional Hospital, on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the age of 84, Mrs. Jeannine Hébert, wife of the late Mr. Martin Hébert of Grand Falls passed away. Born in 1938, she was a daughter of the late Clovis Michaud and the late Laurie Anne (Pelletier) Michaud.
She is survived by three children, Josée Hébert (Brian Dixon) of Perth-Andover, Lise Hébert (Charles Couturier) of Grand Falls and Jacques Hébert (Manon St-Jarre Hébert) of Grand Falls, nine grandchildren, Jérémie Pelkey ( Kimberly Clowes), Karine Pelkey (Jacob Thériault), Josianne Pelkey (Danika Nicol), Samuel Pelkey, Alexander Dixon (Leeann Ouellette), Annie Couturier, Xavier Hébert-Couturier (Laila Thériault), Gabrielle Hébert and Jesse Hébert, one great-grandchild, Isahai Pelkey, two sisters Venette Lebel (late Gérald Lebel) of Drummond, Dorina Ressler (late Richard Ressler) of New Germany, Pennsylvania and one brother Réjean Michaud (Diane Michaud) of Drummond.
She was predeceased by her parents-in-law, François and Ida Hébert of Shippagan, two brothers Adelbert Michaud (Lina) of Drummond, Gérald Michaud (Lucille) of Drummond, three sisters Marise Ouellette (late Jean Ouellette) of Drummond, Geraldine Bouchard (late Lionel) of Hartford, Connecticut, Yvette Pelletier (late Montcalm) of Drummond.
She will also be missed by members of the Hébert family, Yolande Gauvin (Armand) of Shippagan, Marina Hébert (André) of Anjou, Québec, Doris Hébert-Currie (late Bernard Currie) of Fredericton, Mona Hébert (Rénald) of Québec, Denis Hébert from Shippagan, Serge Hébert (Léa Connolly) from Inkerman, Alyre Hébert (Edna) from Shippagan, Monique Hébert from Dieppe, Gracia Hébert (Bruno) from Rang St-George, Françoise Hébert from Dieppe.
She will also be missed by an ex-son-in-law (Shawn Pelkey) and an ex-daughter-in-law (Cindy Paulin). She also leaves several nephews and nieces.
Mrs. Hébert worked for 33 years as a teacher at the Mgr-Lang school. She has taught home studies, history, and geography, among other things. She was recognized as a dedicated teacher and committed to the well-being of her students. At the time of her death, she was a member of the Society of Retired French-Speaking Teachers of New Brunswick, John-Vallillee circle.
Resting at O'Regan's Funeral Home, 515 Everard Daigle Blvd., Grand Falls with visiting hours on Monday January 16th from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Her funeral service will be held Monday, January 16th at 4 p.m. from the Saint-Michel Roman Catholic Church in Drummond. Interment will be in the Assumption Parish Cemetery in Grand Falls, NB.
In her memory and for those who wish, a contribution to the CNIB Foundation (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.