Carmel Leontine Parenteau

August 24, 1941July 2, 2019

Carmel Leontine Parenteau, Age 77, of Digby passed away July 2, 2019 in Digby General Hospital. Born in Alma, Quebec, she was a daughter of Charle Eugene Boudreault and Desneiges Thivierge. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, road trips, and knitting. Carmel is survived by her loving husband Lucien; daughters, Isabelle Ouimet, Ann Laforest, Lucie Parenteau; sons, Yves Laforest, Herve Laforest, Philippe Parenteau; sisters Jaqueline Boudreault, Berthe Boudreault, Adrienne O’Donnell, Rose Boudreault , Raymonde Boudreault, Odile Boudreault, Suzanne Boudreault, Nicole Boudreault , Lise Boudreault; brothers, Paul-Armand Boudreault, Claude Boudreault, Fernand Boudreault, Jean-Yves Boudreault, Yvon Boudreault, Raynald Boudreault: grandchildren William Ouimet, Chrystina Ouimet, Jessie Ouimet, Marie-Elise Laforest, Monique Laforest, Jamie Calhoun, Crystal Calhoun, Brayden Whiteman, Rene Parenteau, Luc Parenteau; 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Carmel was predeceased by her late husband Wilbrod Laforest. Visitation will be held 7-9pm on Friday, July 5, 2019 from Jayne’s Funeral Home, Digby 245-2525. Funeral service held from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church at 2:30pm on Saturday, July 6, 2019 with burial at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, reception to follow at the church hall. Share memories and leave condolences online at


  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 6, 2019


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Ann Laforest

July 7, 2019

Thank you to everyone for all the kinds words as this is very much appreciated .. mom was a wonderful lady who always treated everyone with the outmost kindness and respect .. she was all about God and the good news of our Lord Jesus , which she shared with loved ones and close friends .. social justice was really important to her as well as working towards a better world .. . Mom is already greatly missed but we are all happy to know she went to a very special place right by the throne of God .. love you mom 💜💫💫💫💫💫

Marion Croft

July 6, 2019

Loved this lady who arrived in Digby a few years ago with her husband, Lucien. Only knew them through our church. I greatly admired her devotion. Carmel wore a beautiful smile whenever I saw her . Will miss seeing her with Lucien, her faithful husband with the quirky sense of humour!

Ray & Irene Cote

July 5, 2019

Sending our heart felt sympathy to all of you, and family of Carmel who was so fortunate to have had a beautiful soul of a mother. Always joyful, honest, hospitable will be our memories of her . May her soul Rest In Peace❤️

Jean-Yves Gagnon

July 4, 2019

Mes sympathies a mes neveux et nièces (Yves, Isabelle, Hervey, Anne, Lucie et Philippe ainsi qu'a leurs conjoints et conjointes) aux familles Boudreault, Laforêt et Parenteau......

Marie Anne Jacques

July 4, 2019

Keeping all of you in prayer during the death of your dear mom. I know that she is watching over each one of you. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, rest in the peace of Christ. My deepest condolences in your time of sorrow.