Antoinette Bugera

Antoinette Lillian Dora Alice Bugera

1940 - 2024

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Obituary of Antoinette Lillian Dora Alice Bugera

Peacefully on Monday, January 8, 2024, Antoinette Bugera (Routhier) formerly of St. Leon, MB., passed away at the age of 83 years, at Villa Youville Personal Care Home, Ste. Anne, MB.

Antoinette was born on June 23, 1940, to Xavier Routhier and Alma (Hubert) Routhier.  Antoinette was also known as Toni. She was born and raised on a farm near St. Leon, MB., and grew up with seven brothers and five sisters. Antoinette had a love for gardening, cooking, baking, and hosting family gatherings.

Antoinette Routhier married Robert Talbot on June 4, 1957. 

She is survived by her six children: Jacqueline (Rob), Eugene (deceased) (Marietta), Carole, Armand (Lorraine), Daniel (Lianne), Janet (Marcel) and Patrick (Nicole); 17 grandchildren:  Laurie, Jason (Alyssa), Tiffany (Ryan), Ryan, Aaron (Melisa), Christopher (Joy), Christine, Kirtus (Jessica), Sean (Amy), Matthew (Anaïs), Erica (Jesse), Mario (Megan), Kyle (Adelina), Vanessa (Cody), Celina (Colton), Colin (Deanna) and Kayla; and many great-grandchildren which mom cherished every visit she had with them. She also leaves to mourn one sister Laurette Brayer. Antoinette is also survived by Steve Bugera.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Anne Roman Catholic Church, 162 Centrale Avenue, Ste. Anne, MB., with Father Kevin Nkengfua officiating. Lunch to follow mass. 

A special heartfelt thank you to the wonderful and caring staff at Villa Youville nursing home for their exceptional compassionate care. Special thank you to nurse Andre, Dr. Frechette and Dr. Paquin.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters Inc. (MAWS) Box 389 Winkler, MB R6W 4A6 or Siloam Mission, 300 Princess St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1M3.


By the grace of God, gone but never forgotten.

To live in the hearts of those you love is not to die.

In tears we saw you sinking,

We watched you fade away.

You suffered much in silence,

You faced your task with courage.

Your spirit did not bend,

But still you kept on fighting,

Until the very end.

God saw you getting tired,

When a cure was not to be,

So he put his arms around you,

And whispered “Come with me “

So when we saw you sleeping,

So peaceful, free from pain

We could not wish you back,

To suffer that again.

We love you Mom.

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