Suzanne Maynard

Suzanne Maynard

1951 - 2023

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Suzanne Pearl Maynard, age 72, of St-Pierre-Jolys, MB, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, July 13, 2023.


Suzanne leaves to cherish her memory one daughter and two sons: Michelle Maynard, Joel Maynard (Christine) and Martial Maynard; three grandchildren: Brynn and Evan (Joel) and Maurice (Martial); one sister: Annette Douglas (Bruce); and one niece: Danielle Oldenburger (Scott). She also leaves behind several well-beloved cousins, a niece (Tammy Adolf) and nephew (Denis Desaulniers) and many dear friends near and far.


She was predeceased by her father Denis Desaulniers, her mother Pearl Fortune-Desaulniers, brother Phillipe Desaulniers and grandparents Leonie and Romeo Desaulniers.


Suzanne was born in British Columbia on January 31, 1951, and raised in St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba. Suzanne lost her father at a young age and was raised by her grandparents, Leonie and Romeo Desaulniers.  


Suzanne loved to cook and share her love of food with family and friends. Her work took her to many places where she met and befriended many people who will miss her dearly.

Special thanks to Annette Douglas, Lynne Dreilich, Hélène Lafantasie and Paulette Gosselin for their dedication and care in Suzanne’s final days.


You were loved by all who knew you & you will always have a special place in our hearts. You will be missed. Love you Memère. On t’aime gros. xo


If anyone so desires, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Suzanne may be made to one of the following organizations.

CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, 1160-675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9 (

Thunder Bay Health Sciences Foundation, 980 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6V4 (


A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB. 


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Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, August 12, 2023
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
162 PTH 52 W
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 346-1030