A TRIBUTE TO MR. JACQUES PARIZEAU

On June 1, 2015, Quebec lost one of its most steadfast defenders, Mr. Jacques Parizeau, aged 84. This Sunday June19, a ceremony in his honour has been held at the Laval Cemetery. Mr. Parizeau’s family has chosen this serene location to enable anyone wanting to stop by for a few moments to reflect on and remember him to do so. "We love him and we will love him forever," wrote Mr. Parizeau’s wife on the day of his death. Mrs. Lisette Lapointe and members of the family will be joined by many others this Sunday at 1 p.m. for the inauguration of the tomb and the unveiling of the monument dedicated to this great man who loved Quebec and its people. View pictures of the Inauguration ceremony and dedication, followed by the unveiling of the monument dedicated by clicking UNVEILING


OFFICIAL INAUGURATION INVITATION

The very first low-impact natural cemetery in Prévost, Québec, is now associated with a major firm in the funeral sector, becoming the first Ambassador for Magnus Poirier services.


FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS - FUNERAL HOME

What to do when a loved one dies?
Whatever your financial situation, origins, beliefs or traditions, the MAGNUS POIRIER team supports you during your reflection and guides you in the decisions you need to make. This gives you the assurance of flexible and secure funeral planning perfectly adapted to your specific needs.


SHUTTLE SERVICE MONTREAL-LAVAL : LAVAL CEMETERY

Free transportation service is offered three days a week between Metropolitan Montreal and the Laval Cemetery. Tuesday Wednesday Sunday Individuals wishing to use the service are requested to arrive at the indicated stop 5 minutes before the posted time. Please note that the shuttle circuits can be cancelled in the event of adverse weather conditions such as snow storms. Transportation service is not available on December 25 and Jan 1. For additional information and questions, please contact us at 514-727-2847


FUNERAL PLANNING - FUNERAL PREARRANGEMENTS

For you or the loved ones, no reasons to wait!
You can enjoy peace of mind, knowing that you’ve made an enlightened decision. You have already discussed your funeral arrangements with your loved ones, to make their lives easier in dealing with a very difficult situation. The Magnus Poirier team can, at any time, guide you regarding the elements to be considered and the decisions that must be made.


MRS CICILIA LAURENT 1896-2016

Born in Haiti on January 31, 1896, she is the only one of 12 children still alive, however her six children seem to have inherited her longevity; Cicilia's firstborn daughter is 96 years old and going strong.


1ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE LATE MR JACQUES PARIZEAU

The first Quebecer to get a doctorate from the prestigious London School of Economics in 1955, Parizeau was actively involved in the development of the Caisse.


DEATH NOTICE OF GILLES POIRIER 1933-2006

Passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 83, beloved husband of the late Thérèse L'Écuyer. Mr. Gilles Poirier was the president of Magnus Poirier Inc. from 1988 to 2005, during his term he was also the president of Funeral Services Association of Canada and la Fédération Internationale des Associations Thanatologiques. Mr. Poirier was one of the founders of l'Institut de Thanatologie du Quebec and president of la Corporation des Thanatologues du Quebec from 1973 to 1979. He will be sadly missed by his loving children Marc (Andrée Godin) and Ann, his cherished grandchildren Sophie (Ping Huan Ni), Geneviève and Marc-André (Valérie Banville), his great-grandson Elliot, his sister Mireille Poirier, his sisters-in-law Madeleine Larin (the late André Poirier) and Madeleine Dugal (the late Alfred L'Écuyer), nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends. Visitations will be held at Magnus Poirier Funeral Complex, 6825 Sherbrooke Street East, on Monday, May 16, 2016 from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 10 p.m. and on Tuesday morning as of 9 a.m. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of the Complex thence to the Laval Cemetery, 5505 Chemin Bas St-François. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Montreal Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.


ABOUT PATRICK FORTIN FUNERAL HOME

Concerned?
Those who have made a prearrangement with this funeral home can contact us, as we honor their contracts.


ABOUT GIGUERE & TOMASSO FUNERAL HOME

If you have existing pre-arrangements with this company, you can rely on Magnus Poirier Inc. to take care of all your needs, as everything has been transferred to our funeral home located at 6825 Sherbrooke Street East, in Montreal.

For more information, please call (514) 727-2847


SPECIALTY SERVICES

International repatriation

Do you need to repatriate a loved one to Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia or anywhere else in the world? The knowledgeable consultants at Magnus Poirier will take care of it for you.


TESTIMONIALS

  • « Vous êtes accueillants, à l’écoute et offrez même du soutien afin de mieux vivre notre deuil… Merci encore pour votre belle énergie, pour le service et l’attention que vous m’avez offerts. Tout cela vous sera remis un jour ou l’autre… Comme le diction le dit si bien, on récolte ce que l’on sème. »