Passed away peacefully in Pembroke, Ontario on Thursday, February 23, 2023 in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Odillon St-Cyr and the late Josephine Chaput. Madeleine was born in Chapeau, Quebec and was the beloved wife of Lucien Chartrand for 64 years. Loving and wonderful mother of Gilles (Dinah), Jean-Guy (deceased), Louis (Christine), Lucie (David), Sylvie (Levi) and Yvon (Julie). Survived by her sisters Therese (late Edmond), Jackie (late Pete) and Delisca (Jacques) and her brother Jacques (Claire). Predeceased by her brothers Bernard (Katie), Denis (Marilyn) and Donald (Lilianne) and sister Noella (Gilles). She will be missed by her brothers and sisters in law, Leo (late Jacqueline), Edmond (Carmel), Jeannette (late Rene), Germaine and Mariette (Arthur), her grandchildren Natasha, Jillian (Sean), Simon (deceased), Rosalie (Bryce) and Mallorie (Spencer) and ten great-grandchildren. Mado was a devout Catholic who had a special connection to Saint Anthony of Padua. Her welcoming spirit and heart of gold were felt by all who knew her. She maintained a social and active lifestyle well into her 70s; playing volleyball, bowling and fishing. She loved playing cards, music, dancing, and getting together with friends.
Funeral Mass will be held at St-Alphonsus Church, Chapeau, Quebec on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a luncheon at Harrington Hall. Interment of ashes will take place at a later date.
Warm thank you to Mrs. Daneen Venasse Ranger (Residence) for the devoting care she extended towards our mother. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation or Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated.