Irene Claire Besner

31 October, 192911 June, 2021

BESNER, Irene - peacefully at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Center on Friday June 11, 2021. Irene (née Seguin) Besner of Cornwall; age 91. Beloved wife of the late Hilaire Besner. Loving mother of Suzanne Menzies (David) of Woodstock, Aurele Besner (Diane) of Apple Hill, Denise Seguin (Gerald) & Denis Besner (Diane) both of Glen Walter, Joanne Besner (Garry Soule) of Martintown and Alain Besner (Marie- Anne) of Williamstown. Proud grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Cherished sister of Jean-Guy (Claudette) and Gerald (Donna) both of Cornwall. Predeceased by her parents Alexandre Seguin, Clara (née Pilon) and her siblings Edmour (Laura), Emilien (the late Irene), Lucien (the late Juliette), Raymond (Desanges), Edgar (late Jeannette), Rene (late Barbara), Lionel, Yvonne Bourdeau (Late Dr. Yvon) and Lauria Campeau (late Zephir). Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lahaie and Sullivan Funeral Home, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841). A Graveside Celebration of life will be held on Saturday June 19, 2021 at Notre Dame Cemetery at 10 a.m. Due to covid restrictions you are invited to view the ceremony live or on replay at ( As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Josephs Continuing Care Center would be appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be left at



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Laurette et Mario Lauzon

21 June 2021

C’est avec tristesse que nous avons apprit du décès et des funérailles de tante Irene. Nos plus sincères condoléances à vous tous chèrs cousins/cousines, ainsi qu’à vos familles. xo

Carole Décoeur-Leblanc

14 June 2021

Nos plus sincères sympathies aux familles Besner et Séguin. On pense spécialement à vous, Denise et Gerry ainsi qu'à Paul, Rob et Alain.
Carole et Ron Leblanc

madeleine levac

13 June 2021

Mes sympathies à toi Denise ainsi que tes frères et soeurs

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