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OBITUARY

Evelyn Clavelle

January 19, 1947August 21, 2020

CLAVELLE, MARY EVELYN (Nee Tapp) January 19, 1947 – August 21, 2020 It is with great sadness that the family of Evelyn Clavelle announce her peaceful passing at home on August 21, 2020 at the age of 73 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 52 years, Roger; children Christina (Ed), Michael (Beth), Andrea (Jason), and Bernie (Juli); grandchildren Stephanie, Erik, Matthew, Ashley, Luke, Norah, Noah, Lilja, and Mia; siblings Bernie (Orian), Michael (Gladys), and Edie (John); numerous nieces and nephews, and a large and loving clan of Clavelles. She will also be dearly missed by her many friends in her faith community all over the world, including Perth, Australia, Blaine Lake, Saskatoon and Guatemala. She was predeceased by her parents, Alice (nee Paradis) and Anthony Tapp; and sisters Carmen, Vida, Marina and Iris.

Evelyn was born in Barachois de Malbaie, Quebec, the youngest of eight children. After the deaths of her parents, Evelyn went to live with her sister Iris. She became a banker, first in Toronto, then in Vancouver, where her bank was robbed. This experience sent her back East to a branch in Montreal, just in time for Expo ’67, where she met a handsome young man from Saskatchewan who swept her off her feet. She and Roger were married on April 20, 1968 and became an inseparable team, raising four children to have a strong foundation and values.

Evelyn was always a passionate advocate for health, operating Old Fashion Foods in Watrous (1988-2003), and was never happier than when she could use her knowledge to help people achieve wellness. She was very strong in her faith and, with Roger, was always willing to serve her faith community. In recent years she and Roger spent time learning about and supporting the Society of St Pius X, even travelling to Guatemala to visit and help the community there. Wherever she went, Evelyn gave of herself to help others.

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to the St. Alphonse Cemetery Fund c/o St. Alphonse Parish, Box 160 Viscount, SK S0K 4M0.

A private service will be held in Saskatoon,SK, with interment to follow at St. Alphonse Cemetery in Viscount on Thursday, August 27th, 2020. Arrangements entrusted to Jennifer Wildeman of Acadia-McKague's Funeral Centre 306-955-1600.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Michael Clavelle
  • Bernie Clavelle
  • Matthew Clavelle
  • Ashley Clavelle
  • Noah Clavelle
  • Erik Meyer
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Alphonse Cemetery Fund c/o St. Alphonse Parish

Services

  • Private Service

    Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Rick Simpson

September 11, 2020

I would like to express my sincere condolences to Roger and his family, I met Evelyn a number of times and found here so friendly, and entertaining to converse with, a remarkable lady!
Take Care Roger, family,
Your friend Rick Simpson

Lynn Merrifield

August 31, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Evelyns Passing, I remember her well from her time at the Health Food Store in Watrous. Bernie and my son Curtis were very good friends. My heartfelt condolences to you all.

Terry Struck

August 29, 2020

Sincere Sympathy to you Roger and all the family. I had so many great memories of Evelyn and your family when we lived in Watrous. Visiting at the health store or at your home, I always treasured our friendship. May God give you strength and peace at this time of loss and sorrow!

Holly and Barry Asselin

August 28, 2020

We would to extend our condolences to Uncle Roger and family. Words cannot truly describe the sad heaviness felt when someone you love so much passes suddenly as Aunt Evelyn did, quietly in the night, leaving a void that no one can fill. I hope you find comfort in the good and warm memories you have of her. I remember well the times she came to visit us in Barachois. There was always music, singing, card games, good food and so much laughter. Mom (Vida) cherished these visits as special gifts. May the love you share bring courage and strength in this difficult time.

Terry and Del Lepage

August 27, 2020

We will remember all the great times we spent together with your family when our kids were young. Evelyn was deeply committed to her faith and her family. She will be missed.
Holding you all in our prayers,
Del and Terry

Barb Comeault

August 27, 2020

I was shocked and sorrowed to hear of Evelyn death. My condolences to you Roger and your family.

Loraine Miller

August 27, 2020

Evelyn was wonderfully unique - knowledgeable, warm and generous! A big spark of genuine humanity in the world. We are very sorry we will not see her again and we are so sorry for the loss felt most deeply those closest to her. We take heart in knowing someone so full of life and love and energy will live on in ways we will come to understand eventually.
Loraine and Janis

Chad & Lorraine Mielke / Conley

August 27, 2020

We were deeply saddened to hear of Auntie's passing and send our heartfelt condolences to Uncle Roger, Tina, Mike, Andrea, Bernie and families.

I'll always remember the special effort Auntie made for me as her Godson - at family gatherings, and reaching out on birthdays with cards and gifts. Lorraine and I will always cherish the blessing Auntie and Uncle gave us on our wedding day. Love you Auntie, God Bless.

Edwin Lemieux

August 27, 2020

We were saddened to hear of aunt Evelyn’s passing. We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to uncle Roger and family as well to Aunt Edie, uncle Mike and uncle Bernie.
May she Rest In Peace!

Edwin and Caroline

Brenda Lemieux

August 27, 2020

It is with profound sadness that we hear about Aunt Evelyn’s passing. We offer our sincere condolences to Uncle Roger, her loving children and extended family. My deepest sympathy also to her remaining siblings, Bernie, Michael and Edie. The family circle has lost a very special lady. May she Rest In Peace
Love, Brenda and Gary XO

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