Jeannette Martel (nee Boileau)

Obituary of Jeannette Martel (nee Boileau)

Jeannette Martel passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018 at the Sun Parlor Home for the Aged in Leamington. Sister of Marie-Paule Deslaurier of Drummondville, Quebec and brother of Gerard Boileau of Montreal, Quebec.  Mother of Joyceline Huennekens of Asheville, North Carolina and of John Martel (Kathy McGuire) of Windsor.  Grandmother of Maurice Caza (Jean) of Barrie and of Jim Martel and Jerry Martel (Tanya Bologna) of Windsor.  Great-grandmother of Ryan Martel, Abbey Martel, Ava Martel and Ella Martel.  In the late 1930’s she learned to pilot a small plane and in the 1940’s she worked in retail stores in Ottawa.  Later on in the 1950’s, she was employed by the Department of National Defense in Ottawa; in the 1960’s and 1970’s she owned and operated Scotty’s Lodge on Spectacles Lakes near Barry’s Bay, Ontario.  She retired in the early 1980’s and moved to Essex County, and has resided at the Sun Parlor Home for the last 10 years.  The family wishes to thank all employees and volunteers at the Sun Parlor Home for the excellent care provided during her stay at the home.