Obituary of Christine Marie Gendreau
Christine Marie Gendreau
(September 23, 1952 - February 16, 2022)
Christine Marie Gendreau of Red Deer, Alberta, formerly of Camrose, passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the age of 69 years.
Christine was born Septeber 23, 1952 in Camrose, Alberta, to Mary (“Louise”) and Ralph (“Bing”) Wilcox. At age 17, she graduated from Camrose Composite High School with an Advanced Education Diploma. In December of 1970, Christine married Ben Gendreau and had two sons, Troy and Noel. They decided to raise their family in Bawlf, Alberta alongside her two sisters Lauren and Gail. In 1988, she relocated to Camrose with her son Noel where she enjoyed spending time with her sister Jeanette and friends. Christine worked as a Bookkeeper at Camalta Accounting in Camrose. She eventually moved to Red Deer with Noel and Joy, and their children Carter and Clarrisa Gendreau.
Left to cherish her memory are her children Troy Gendreau of Edmonton, and Noel (Joy) Gendreau of Red Deer; grandchildren Carter Gendreau, Austin Gendreau, Clarissa Gendreau, and Jarett Gendreau; siblings Craig (Pat) Wilcox of Camrose, Guy Wilcox (Jessie Rogers) of Camrose, Gail Nielson of Camrose, Sharon Wollman (Donnie Todd) of Donalda, Lauren (Gerald) Lestus of Camrose, Danny (Angie) Wilcox of Camrose, Diane (Brian) Padgham of Camrose, Jeanette Wilcox (Dave Sampson) of Camrose; and former husband Ben Gendreau of Camrose.
Christine was predeceased by her parents Mary (“Louise”) and Ralph (“Bing”) Wilcox; brother Timmy Wilcox; niece Nicole Wollman; and brother-in-law Larry Nielson.
A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Burgar Memorial Chapel (4817 - 51 Ave) and celebrated by the Rev. Brian Hunter.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Christine's memory may be made to Camrose Victim Services.