Rosalie Gignac

Rosalie Bernadette Gignac

May 22 1932 - May 26 2023

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Obituary of Rosalie Bernadette Gignac

Rosalie Gignac (nee Monforton) May 22 1932 - May 26 2023 Passed peacefully to join her beloved husband of 69 years, Ernie(2022) and her cherished daughter, Josette(2020). Loving mother to Frank (Kathe), Paul (Jocelyn), Mike (Cindy), Josette Broad (2020) (Bob) and Matt (Tara). Rosalie was always happiest when with her 10 grandchildren; Jacqueline Hartley (Geoff), Savannah Dunbar (Paul), Andrea Bate (Wayne), Luke (Lauren), Joe, Emma, Adam, Maya, Macy, Ryan Broad (Kerrie), and her great-grandchildren; Harrison, Bodhi, Jack, Oona, and Freddie. She was a beloved sister to Roger Monforton(d.) (Theresa), Miriam Page(d) (Ernie(d.)), Paul Monforton(d.) (Clara (d.)), Maxine Huggard (Don (d.)), Frank Monforton(d.) (Ginny), Jeannette Byrne (Hank(d.)). Rosalie was a much loved sister-in-law to, Mariette Present (Len(d)), Ed(d)(Betty), Mark(d)(Joyce(d)), Neil(d)(Julie(d)), and Jerome(d). What mattered most to Rosalie was family. She was the driving force in raising the five of us, always with a measure of practicality and a good sense of humour. Her unfaltering faith and her fortitude served her well during the last years caring for Dad. It was a lesson for all of us. She was also regarded by all of our friends as the sports aficionado, especially if it concerned her beloved Red Wings! She worked at Morand, Royal, and Southland Insurance and cherished till the end, the friendships she built there. The family wishes to thank the incredible nurses and physicians at HDGH Met Campus (Emergency and 7th floor) that compassionately and professionally cared for mom in her final days. These folks all went above and beyond their duties to ensure she was comfortable and as happy as possible. They were invaluable to our family. Also special thanks to the Team of Doctors, Nurses, PSWs and Volunteers from Hospice of Windsor that lovingly cared for mom in her final hours. You all know who you are. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Rosalie’s name to the Hospice of Windsor-Essex County. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 12233 Tecumseh Rd. E., Tecumseh ON, on Thursday, June 1st. at 11:00 AM. with the family greeting friends and family at 9:30 AM. Arrangements entrusted to Simple Choice (Dougall) 519-254-2585. Online condolences may be shared at