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John Roulette

October 25, 1937 — December 25, 2017

John Henry Roulette

After a long battle with cancer on Monday, December 25th, 2017 at the age of 80 years old, John Henry Roulette passed away at the Portage General Hospital, with his wife Mary of 56 years by his side.

John will be sadly missed by his son, Clifford Roulette (Kim Beardy) and twin granddaughters Faith and Hope. He will also be sadly missed by his three sisters Noreen Sutherland (Percy Sutherland), Sarah Belinski and Gurtie Roulette; his only surviving brother Magnus Roulette; numerous nieces, nephews, and godchildren that he also held close to his heart.  John was predeceased by his parents John and Lena Roulette and his siblings Irene Seguin, Billy Spence, Donalda Slater, Louise Andrews, Edward Roulette and Jimmie Roulette.

Prayers will take place at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  Funeral Mass will take place at Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm, led by Father Gerald Langevin.  Pallbearers will be Timothy Seguin, Albert Seguin, Dolphis Seguin, Orvill West, David Roulette and Michael Sutherland. Interment will take place at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens at a later date.

If friends so desire, donations may be made in John’s memory to Sunset Palliative Care Inc., Box 92, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3B2, or to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.  204-857-4021

Charitable donations may be made to:

Sunset Palliative Care Inc.
Box 92, Portage la Prairie MB R1N 3B2
Web: http://

CancerCare Manitoba
675 McDermot Ave. Winnipeg, MB. R3E 0V9,

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