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From: Gary Boivin <>
Subject: [LAROCQUE] OBITUARY OF PEARL ELIZABETH [nee Larocque] McADAM
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 17:54:56 -0600
OBITUARY OF PEARL ELIZABETH [nee Larocque] McADAM, from the Monday
July 26th 2010 edition of the Saskatoon Star Phoenix:
On Friday, July 23, 2010 Mrs. Pearl McAdam of Regina formerly of
Conquest, SK passed away suddenly at the age of 93 years.
Pearl was born in Conquest on August 11, 1916 and lived all her life
there, except for the past 8 months when she resided at Cherished
Hearts Personal Care Home in Regina.
She was predeceased by her parents Esau and Ida Larocque; sister Ida;
brothers: Art, Stu, Walt, Archie and Lee; her husband Clare; and
She is survived by her son Mitch (Linda); grandson Matthew all of
Regina; sister Mary McAdam; and special niece Linda Sinclair both of
Conquest, as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Cherished Hearts for the
outstanding care given to Pearl during her time there.
At Pearl's request no funeral will be held. A PRIVATE FAMILY INTERMENT
will be held at a later date in the Fertile Valley Cemetery. In lieu
of other tributes donations may be made to the Conquest Rink or
Community Centre, c/o the Village of Conquest.
To sign the online book of condolences visit: www.regina-memorial.ca .
Arrangements entrusted to Regina Funeral Home (306) 789-8850.
Published in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix on 7/26/2010
Addendum to Obituary, written by Eileen Horan:
Pearl Elizabeth Larocque was born August 11th 1916 at Conquest,
Saskatchewan, the second child in a family of eight born to Esau
Larocque [September 25th 1888 in Darling Township, ON.- d.1959 in
Saskatoon, SK.] and Ida May Skinner [b.October 18th 1891 at North
Dufferin, MB.-d.1967 in Saskatoon, SK. ]. Pearl was a granddaughter
of Ferdinand Larocque [b.August 12th 1850 in Darling Township, ON. -
d. unknown in Conquest, SK.] and Marie Trudeau [b.September 01st 1850
in Darling Township, ON. - d.July 07th 1926 in Conquest, SK.].
Pearl's Mother, Ida May Skinner, was the third child in a family of
nine children born to Archibald "Archie" Skinner [b.January 18th 1854;
died before 1911 at Conquest, SK.] and Isadora Agnes Lundy [b.November
25th 1867; died July 11th 1935 at Winnipeg, MB.]. Ida's Parents were
married June 27th 1883 in North Dufferin, Manitoba.
Ida May Skinner and Esau Larocque were married in 1912 at Conquest,
Their children, all born in Conquest SK., were:
1. Mary Agnes Larocque born in 1913, died August 25th 1922 in
2. Pearl Elizabeth Larocque....
3. Arthur "Art" Larocque born March 15th 1917, died September 25th
1991 in Calgary, Alberta. He married Annie Spilloway [b.April 02nd
1917 in Maple Creek, SK..; died June 04th 1933 in Calgary], on June
03rd 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. They had 8 children.
4. Stuart "Stu" Larocque born July 29th 1919, died March 1985 in
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He married Kathleen Brennan [b.December 26th
1912 in Yorkshire, England; died after 1985 in Saskatoon] on March
17th 1945 in Yorkshire, England. They had 5 children.
5. Walter Larocque born June 19th 1921; died after 1985 in Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan. He married Mary Brennan on October 28th 1944 in
Hudderfield, Yorkshire, England. They had 5 children.
6. Archibald "Archie" born February 06th 1923, died February 04th 1988
in Vancouver, British Columbia. He married Frances Kinnaird about 1949
in Vancouver, B.C. They had 2 children.
7. Lee Lloyd Larocque born August 17th 1927, died in 1978 in Unity,
Saskatchewan. He married Vorma Loreen Schrader in 1957 in Swanson,
Saskatchewan. They had 4 children.
8. Mary Ida Larocque is the only surviving member of her immediate
family - she lives in Conquest, SK. She married Cecil Raymond McAdam
[b.May 18th 1925 in Conquest, SK.; died November 26th 1991 in Milden,
Sasktchewan], on February 10th 1951 in Calgary, Alberta. They had 8
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