Obituary of Aline Matte
Gratitude au personnel de Heritage Lodge et aux infirmières,préposés et médecins qui ont soignés Aline en fin de vie. L’Amour et la Compassion transparaissaient dans tous vos gestes et ce fut un grand réconfort.
Un arbre du souvenir sera planté en mémoire d’Aline, dans la McAlpine Forever Forest,Vankleek Hill.
Aline Matte of Vankleek Hill passed away peacefully at the Hawkesbury General Hospital on Monday, January 24th,2022 at the age of 85. Predeceased by her parents Dieudonné and Florence Poirier from Vankleek Hill. Predeceased by her loving husband, Gerald Matte, her sister, Gisele Baird and her nephew Scot Lynas. Proud and loving mother of Danielle Matte (René Choinière) and grandmother of Camille, Sacha and Julianne Choinière. Dear sister of Lise Lynas (Brian), Gaëtane Archibald (Greg), Évelyne Clavel (Robert) and Doris Lanthier (Emiliano Wan). She also leaves behind her sister-in-law Jacqueline Fraser (Stanley) and many loved nieces and nephews.
Aline was a teacher at heart but later transitioned into the family business, The Man’s Style Shop in Vankleek Hill. She enjoyed her retirement despite the fact that her husband died in his early 60s. She was an avid traveller, reader, gardener and social dancer. She was actively involved in the Saint Grégoire Parish and the Club d’Âge d’Or in Vankleek Hill.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the health care workers at Heritage Lodge and at the Hawkesbury General Hospital in her last days of life.
Visitation will be held at Hillcrest Funeral Home, 151 Bond St, Vankleek Hill , February 4th, 2022 from 12:00 noon to 1:45 pm. Family and friends must schedule a time HERE for the visitation or call (613) 678-2002 (9am-5pm), followed by a Funeral Mass at 2:00 pm at Saint-Gregoire-de-Nazianze ,137 Higginson Street, Vankleek Hill.
We would ask you to respect the family’s desire that you follow COVID protocol. Masks are mandatory and physical distancing must be respected.
For those who can not attend, the family invites you to view the service by Live Webcast please CLICK HERE or use the button to the left. A recording will be posted soon after the service is complete.
Interment will be held at Saint Grégoire Cemetery in the spring.
In memory of Aline, a donation to the Vankleek Hill Food Bank P.O. Box 23, Vankleek Hill, Ontario KOB 1R0 would be appreciated. To express your condolences, please visit the Hillcrest Funeral Home website or click the tab on the left-hand side of the page.
A Tree of Remembrance for Aline will be planted in the McAlpine Forever Forest, Vankleek Hill.
Funeral arrangements in care of Hillcrest Funeral Home Ltd., 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 (866) 678-2001.