Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home

352 East 87th Street, New York, NY


Brigitte Hebert

November 14, 1954May 15, 2020

On May 15th, in Manhattan, NY, Mrs. Brigitte Hébert, wife of Dr. Paul-Marie Brisson, passed away at the age of 65.

She is survived by her daughters: Gabrielle and Chloé, her brother Mario (Sylvie), her nephews: Mathieu and Philippe, as well as her sisters-in-law: Hélène and Christiane and many friends and acquaintances. In the respect of actual public safety and attention to our loved ones, the number of simultaneous visitors is limited. A waiting room will be available.

The burial at the Cathédrale cemetery, Canada; will be scheduled at a later date. The ceremony will be accessible online at funeraweb.tv on Tuesday, June 23th at 10h00.

Your sympathies can be expressed by a donation to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Mary Grace & Mark Sobel

June 25, 2020

Dear Paul, Gabby and Chloé,
Beautiful service and such perfect words expressed about your loving wife and extraordinary mother. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are will continue to be with you. We have fond memories of Brigitte going back to 1992. She always made me and Mark feel comfortable when visiting with you and always hospitable and prepared such a delightful spread. She effortlessly made delicious meals & desserts from scratch especially her yummy cakes .... She has blessed you girls with such valuable lessons, traditions and warm memories you will cherish forever. Her strength and kindness is a gift that will live on in both of you forever. Hold them close to your hearts in times of sadness and always remember she loved you dearly and will always be with all three of in spirit.
We are here for you whenever you need anything. May God Bless you all with strength to get through these difficult days, one minute at a time. We will be in touch.
We love you,
Mary Grace & Mark, Jay & Grace

Kathleen Gilmartin

June 24, 2020

Brigitte was so kind, gentle, thoughtful and incredibly generous! Always upbeat and vibrant, how I admired her as a loving wife, mother, and dear friend. There are so many fond memories, always making an ordinary occasion very special. My thoughts and prayers are with Paul, Gabrielle, Chloe and family. Peace and love to you, Kathy

Warren Bennia

June 23, 2020

Paul, Gaby and Chloe,

You are in our prayers and have our deepest sympathies. Eve and I will always have fond memories of our Super Bowl party together with your family and friends and of the generosity and kindness shown to us by Brigitte and your family. Brigitte left us with touching and lasting memories.

Warren & Eve Bennia

Chris Canning

June 23, 2020

I will always remember Brigitte as a bright, full of energy, joyful lady with a twinkle in her eye. She was funny and smart and devoted to her family. Blessings to dear Brigitte. May she now be at peace.

Anastasia Romanou

June 22, 2020

To a true teammate and a great person, I will remember you Brigitte with love & admiration and strive to keep to your advice to train and stay healthy.

Larry Regan

June 21, 2020

Je vous adresse mes plus sincères condoléances en ce moment de deuil et vous témoigne toute ma sympathie et mon soutien.

Mariko & Mark Mozeson

June 20, 2020

Brigitte was a vibrant and generous friend, and loving wife to Paul and warm mother to Gaby and Chloe. We will miss her witty sense of humor and curiosity, and will always remember her laugh. Our condolences to the entire Brisson family.


June 18, 2020

I lost a friend whom I knew for more 30 years. My prayer with Paul Brisson and all his Family.

Emily Dolly Deebs

June 18, 2020

I was so fond of Brigitte. What a beautiful and loving mom and wife and I was honored to know her. I am broken hearted to hear of her passing and send my deepest sympathy to Dr Brisson and her beautiful daughter’s . May she Rest In Peace. My prayers are with Dr Brisson and family. Dolly

Anne & James White

June 17, 2020

Brigitte was one of the dearest people in our lives! We met in the late 80’s in Buffalo NY. We enjoyed a memorable trip to Paris with Paul & Brigitte as well as many gatherings for food & friendship! She will be in our hearts & missed forever!