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Brother Alphonse Boutin, RIP

Alphonse_Boutin_webBrother Alphonse Boutin (Brother Edmond), of the Francophone Canada District, a longtime science teacher, passed away on June 16, at Sacré-Cœur Hospital, in Montréal (Québec). He was 101 years and 8 months old. Until the very last days, he was retired at the Brothers’ nursing home in Laval (Québec), where he arrived in 2011, coming from the other nursing home the Brothers had in Québec City.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Résidence De La Salle
300, chemin du Bord-de-l’Eau
Laval (Québec) Canada  H7X 1S9
Viewing in Toussaint-Dufresne Hall all afternoon and evening; community prayer at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 21, 2013
Viewing at Lépine-Cloutier Funeral Home, 1025, route de l’Église, Québec City, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Viewing at Lépine-Cloutier Funeral Home, 1025, route de l’Église, Québec City, from 11:00 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. in Saint John Baptist de La Salle church, located at the corner of De Chèvremont and Biencourt streets, Québec City. Luncheon to follow.
The ashes will be buried later in Notre-Dame de Belmont Cemetery, Québec City.

Born Alphonse Boutin in Saint-Lambert, near Québec City, on October 14, 1911
Entered the Sainte-Foy (now Québec City) Novitiate in 1928
Pronounced Perpetual Vows at Académie de Québec, Québec City, in 1936

1930-1932, Nicolet, teacher
1932-1933, Québec City (Saint-Sauveur school and parish), teacher
1933-1936, Québec City (Saint-Joseph school and parish), teacher
1936-1940, Québec City (Saint John the Baptist school and parish), teacher
1940-1953, Sainte-Foy Scolasticate, teacher and Sub-Director
1953, Second Novitiate in Rome, Italy
1954-1966, Port-Alfred (Québec), teacher
1966-1972, Sainte-Foy, Montcalm Pavillion, teacher
1972-1976, Sainte-Foy, Compagnons de Cartier H.S., teacher
1976-1980, Sainte-Foy, Pie-XII community, retired and Director
1980-2001, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures (Québec), retired and helper
2001-2011, Québec City, Maison Saint-Joseph nursing home
2011-2013, Laval (Québec), Résidence De La Salle nursing home