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Nathalie Anne O'Meara

December 14, 1922January 1, 2020

Nathalie Anne O’Meara, age 97, of West Bloomfield, Michigan died Wednesday January 1, 2020. Nathalie was born the daughter of Albert DesChamps and Florence (Giroux) DesChamps on December 14, 1922 in Lake Linden, Michigan. She graduated from Lake Linden High School, class of 1941. Nathalie trained in Grand Rapids to be a registered nurse. She married Oliver Morin on June 3rd, 1947 and he passed on September 13, 1966. Nathalie married Stanley O’Meara on March 20th, 1972 at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Detroit. Nathalie and Stan made their home first in Detroit and then West Bloomfield. Nathalie is survived by her loving husband Stanley O’Meara; children Mary (Roger) Manrique, Catherine (Robert) Grant; step-children Debra (Larry) Normand and Michael O’Meara; grandchildren Jennifer (Thomas) Bohn, Natalie (Joe) Sorrentino, Ann (Douglas) Fisher, Nicole (Christopher) Harris, and Mary Grant; and great-grandchildren Hudson, Bohn, Ava and Abby Sorrentino, Zach and Maya Fisher, Riley, Aeryn, and Meaghan Harris. Nathalie was predeceased by her parents Albert DesChamps and Florence (Giroux) DesChamps, and brother James DesChamps. A service of committal will be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Saturday January 4, 2020 at 11am. Memorial Contributions may be made in Nathalie’s honor to the Arthritis Society online at www.Arthritis.org or the Michigan Humane Society at www.michiganhumane.org.


  • Committal Service Saturday, January 4, 2020


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Roger Manrique

January 6, 2020

Dear Gigi and Oliver: you were the best parents for your two daughters: Mary and Cathy. Oliver I did not meet you personally because you were in God’s kingdom waiting for Gigi when I married you dear Mary, my wife of more than 50 years. But knowing Gigi for all of these years gave me a deep respect and love for both of you. Then our three daughters came: Jennifer, Natalie and Ana and the 5 grand children; Hudson. Ava, the tweens Maya and Zac that Gigi loved and played with when they were babies. Your DNA lives on in them until we will be together in the heavenly banquet for all eternity. Thank you Gigi and Oliver.

Margaret Howard Emerson

January 5, 2020

I will always remember "Mrs. Morin" as an energetic woman who always smiled and joked when the Howard family came to visit. My mother was a good friend and both were nurses at Mt. Carmel Hospital in Detroit. Mrs. Morin used to pick my mom up for work. An enduring memory is that my mother named her youngest daughter Nathalie after her. My sister Nathalie (also a nurse)will always be a living memory of Mrs. Morin and the close ties women, especially nurses, make when they work and play together.

Mary Manrique

January 3, 2020

Mom - Our ever youthful - always fun-loving - perfectly groomed - tiny Mother of ours! You are so dear to us and you live in our hearts forever.
So many memories - how can I ever choose a few? I do know you always loved to sing in your beautiful soprano voice, so I will settle on the memory of the day we sat on Cathy's swing & sang show tunes for hours and you kept saying "they are coming, they are coming" so I asked - "whose coming Mom?" "they are coming to take us to Broadway!"
Sing out with the angels now Mom in the Broadways of Heaven - shine like the super star you always were. I love you! Mary

Nicole Harris

January 2, 2020

I have so many memories from the top off wrangler Jeep to the mustang to the McDonalds on Wednesday after school to sandy beach days. Wednesday was our day with her every week for many years. Her love of life is contagious. I cherish every memory and wish I could have made many more. I am so happy that my children were blessed with many years with her. I love you to pieces Gigi. ❤️

Mary Grant

January 2, 2020

We have all called her Gigi for a long time now as the grandmother/great grandmother of the family. However, she will always and forever be my "Tiny"! I have cherished every moment I ever had with you. The one that still makes me laugh is when we were having lunch at Applebee's, you were giving me a hard time about eating ribs with a fork. We were going shopping after and I didn't want to be covered in BBQ sauce. But you said, very matter of fact like, that ribs are meant to be eaten with your fingers!!! I try to always eat ribs with my fingers ever since that day!!! I love you more than words can ever express ❤️❤️

Tom Bohn

January 2, 2020

She was a very special lady and I can see her spirit carry on strong in her daughters and granddaughters. I was lucky to have met and spent time with her over the years. In a better place is an overused phrase but in this case she is certainly at peace after a life well lived. Condolences and love to all of her family but especially to Bubba who centered his life around her.

Cathy Grant

January 2, 2020

Daughter,sister,wife,mother, grandmother,great grandmother. So many loving titles to this little Dynamo. She touched so many lives. Always fun,loved a party and I am quite sure she is dancing away in heaven. Have a ball...you deserve it. I love you.