Champagne, Marcel - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Marcel Champagne, at the age of 85, peacefully at home on Thursday, November 30, 2017. He will be greatly missed by his wife Rose of 66 years of marriage, and by his children Charles & Donna, Danny & Danielle, Christine & Sharmon. He will be also be missed by his grandchildren Trevor & Rita Champagne, Drake Rainville & Aleesha Harris, Jesse & Kate Rainville, Anthony & Dawn Shintani, Nicole & Bill Siguenza, Zachary Champagne & Erica. He was loved by his great-grandsons Leonel and Arthur. He is survived by his siblings Juilette Champagne, wife of his brother Robert, Rita wife of his brother Guy, Roger & Celine Champagne, Marie-Paule & Bill Szepesi, Gisele Champagne, wife of his brother Roland, Therese & Bob Colyer, Diane Champagne-Vaughan & Ffrangcon Vaughan. He was predeceased by siblings Marie-Marthe Champagne, Roberte & George Geoffroy, Aline & Charles Despres, Robert Champagne, Father Jean-Marie Champagne, Guy Champagne, Gilles and Cecile Champagne, Roland Champagne. Also predeceased by his mother Lucy Leduc Champagne and father Lucien Champagne. Marcel is also survived by his in- laws Ron Cruickshanks, Lucille Campbell and Laurette Yakutchik. He is predeceased by his in-laws Rene & Eileen Proulx, Columbe Proulx and Donat Godin, Albert and Georgette Proulx, Paul and Dorothy Proulx, Aurore, Lyle Campbell and Bill Yakutchik. Marcel is also survived by many loving nephews and nieces in both the Champagne and Proulx families.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St.Helen Church, 4106 Mountain St., Beamsville, on Wednesday, December 6 at 1:00p.m. Visitation from 12:30-1:00p.m. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. "Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance." - 1 Cor.13:7.