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Frances Moore Kelly

1941 - 2020 (79 ans)

Lévis
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À Lévis, le 17 novembre 2020, à l'âge de 79 ans, est décédée madame Frances Moore Kelly, fille de feu monsieur James Kelly et de feu madame Lilias Whyte. Elle demeurait à Lévis. Elle laisse dans le deuil son partenaire Virginio Santin, sa fille Chantal Santin DeCarlo (Geoffrey DeCarlo); ses petites-filles : Cécilia et Sophia; sa soeur et son frère : Jenny (feu James Halfpenny) et John (feu Jane); ainsi que plusieurs neveux, nièces, autres parents et ami(e)s. 

La famille tient à remercier le CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches ainsi que le personnel du CHSLD Sainte-Marie de Beauce pour leur soutien. Sincères remerciements au personnel de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, site des Soeurs de la Charité de Saint-Louis pour les bons soins prodigués. 

Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Fondation de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis. https://fhdl.ca/

Dû aux circonstances actuelles reliées à la pandémie, la date de la cérémonie sera annoncée plus tard.

Pour renseignements : 

Groupe Garneau Thanatologue
418-839-8823
www.groupegarneau.com
Membre de la Corporation des thanatologues du Québec

 

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Frances Moore Kelly, on November 17, 2020 at the Hotel-Dieu de Lévis, Soeurs de la Charité de Saint-Louis care unit, with her family by her side.  She was 79 years old.  

Born to the late Lilias Whyte and James Kelly, on May 3rd, 1941 in Dunfermline, Scotland, Frances moved to Canada in her late twenties where she met her lifelong partner, Virginio Santin.  After a few trips back and forth between France and Canada, they settled on the south shore of Quebec City where they lived for over 40 years.  Frances is survived by her partner, Virginio Santin, daughter Chantal Santin DeCarlo (Geoffrey), her two granddaughters, Cécilia and Sophia, sister, Jenny Halfpenny, brother, John Kelly and many nieces and nephews abroad as well as other family and friends.  

Frances was a lifelong member and contributor to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Quebec City.  She also worked alongside Virginio in the family business.  Her reputation of being a selfless person was well-known to those around her. For years, she was devoted to volunteering in the church because she understood the importance of building a strong community.  She gave countless hours regularly calling and visiting the elderly people in her community, not just to check in on them, but to converse and give them much needed connection.  As a mother and a wife, she worked long hours supporting the family business and at the same time was active and present in her daughter’s competitive gymnastics and clubs.  She did everything for others.  Virginio, her daughter Chantal, and in her later years, her granddaughters were the focus of her love.  Those whose lives she touched will miss Frances. 

At this time, we would like to acknowledge all the staff at the CISSS Chaudières Appalaches who have helped Frances over the last few years as well as the staff at the Sainte-Marie CHSLD in the last months.   A sincere thank you to the dedicated staff of the Hotel-Dieu de Lévis, the Soeurs de la Charité de Saint-Louis care unit for the wonderful care they provided mum in her last days. 

Should you wish to make a donation in Frances’ memory, it may be made to the Fondation de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, 143 rue Wolfe, Lévis, QC, G6V 3Z1. https://fhdl.ca/

Due to the circumstances surrounding the pandemic, the service will be announced at a later time.

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Direction des funérailles :

Claude Marcoux Ltée - 1845, boul. Guillaume-Couture, Saint-Romuald
1845, boulevard Guillaume-Couture
Lévis (Québec), Canada
G6W 0R7
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