In sadness, the family of Doreen Demaré announces her passing at the Victoria General Hospital, on October 12, 2021.
Doreen was predeceased by her husband Paul; son David; son-in-law Calvin; brother-in-law Remi; and by her parents, Leon and Victorine Cousin (née Vigier). She showed strong courage in these losses.
Doreen is survived by her children, Douglas, Renée (Gord) and Ramona (step-daughter Catrina); daughters-in-law, Alison and Daniella; grandchildren, Justin, Robyn, Sarah, Deanna (Zac), Stijn, Dries, Kalyna, Davis, Sydney, Alex, Riley (Keith), Sean and Emily. She is also survived by siblings, Lucille (Vic), Jerry (Linda), Rick (Debbie), Michèle (Hans), Laurie (Donna) and Danielle (Don) and sister-in-law Maria.
A sincere thank you is extended to family, bridge and dancing friends who assisted with care for Doreen, and to medical staff at the Victoria General Hospital, in particular Dr. Cavers, and to the medical staff at CancerCare Manitoba, Dr. Ralph Wong, Michelle, and Dr. Ogaranko.
Cremation has taken place and celebration of her life will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Doreen's family kindly requests that friends and relatives take a few minutes to honour her memory by visiting her tribute page at A photo-biography, RSVP/attendance details for her celebration of life, as well as memories and stories published by those who knew her, are available there.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 23, 2021

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