Colette M. (Paquette) Turgeon

April 27, 1932 ~ October 25, 2018 (age 86)

Crown Point


Colette Turgeon, 86, loving mother and grandmother gracefully entered into eternity at home surrounded by her loving family on October 25, 2018. Colette experienced a full life. Born on a farm in La Patrie, QC, Canada the youngest of eleven children. Colette led a simple life, mastered the piano at an early age, attended business school and became a Society/Fashion Journalist. She was an accomplished seamstress and loved to knit. Some of her designs were featured in a knitting magazine. Colette married Clermont Turgeon July 14, 1956. Blessed with four beautiful children; France, Dennis, Lorraine and Thomas. Her biggest passion was being a mother/grandmother, she was devoted to her faith and kept God constant in her life and the lives of her family.  She was preceded by her husband Clermont (2012) and daughter Lorraine (2018). She is survived by her daughter, France McCreary and son-in-law Allen, granddaughters, Lindsey and her husband Brian Carman, and Hannah.  Son Dennis Turgeon, and daughter-in-law Donna, grandsons David, Tyler and his wife Alexa and great grandson Liam. Son Tom and daughter in-law Darcie, granddaughter Lilly Mae. She will be truly missed by all and be forever in our hearts and prayers. Burial service will be forthcoming in the Spring of 2019 and will be announced at that time. Thank you to everyone for your love, support and prayers during these last few months. A special thank you to Father Al for his faith and compassion. In lieu of flowers we ask that donations be made to: High Peaks Hospice, Inc., 12 Tom Phelps Road, Mineville, NY 12956 in Colette’s memory. May God bless you all. 

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