July 24, 2014
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the age of 86, Sister Elaine Robitaill, c.s.c, died peacefully at the Cornwall Hospice.
Sister Elaine Robitaille was with the Congregation of the Sisters of Holy Cross for 69 years. Daughter of the late Alric Robitaille and the late Gertrude (Grace) Robitaille. Besides her religious family, Sister Elaine is survived by her brothers Bob (Marg), Joey, Paul and John Robitaille and by her sisters Peg Beausoleil, Judy Michaud and Brenda Boudreau. Predeceased by brothers Hugh, Charles, Douglas and Gordon and by sisters Angele and Joan. Sister Elaine was a long time educator with the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Following her retirement, her Mission was directed to Haïti where she spent 11 years. Resting at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch
, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841), from 2 P.M. Friday. Funeral Saturday, July 26, 2014 for Mass of Christian Burial in Saint-Félix-de-Valois at 10 a.m. Interment, Cemetery of the Sisters of Holy Cross, St. Laurent, QC. Visitation will take place on Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Funeral. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the
Sisters of Holy Cross
- Haïti Mission
or to the
would be appreciated.
Read more about Sister Elaine in this recent article that appeared in the Standard-Freeholder in April 2014.