GEALS, Claudette Therese (nee Bazinet) July 10, 1941 – Timmins, Ontario July 9, 2020 – Cochrane, Alberta It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Claudette Bazinet Geals on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the age of 78 years. Claudette was born and raised in the northern Ontario. She was a woman of strong will and conviction. She instilled those traits in her children and for this we will be eternally grateful. Claudette was actively involved with the Royal Canadian Legion, Royal Canadian Air Cadets as well an advocate for inclusive senior events. She enjoyed cribbage, scrabble, backgammon, Yahtzee and Aggravation (board game). Travel and camping were also a passion. Time with others was always the most appreciated part of all these activities. She is survived by her children Jo-Ann Breton (Carl), Richard Breton (Carrie), Debbrah Breton, Marc Breton (Wendy), Leah Messer (Jason), Scott Breton (Tracy), and Kevin Laffin (Kirsten). She is also survived by her siblings Michel Bazinet (Lorraine) and Jacquline Bazinet (John) Matthews; grandchildren Eric Bouley, Tammi Fidler, Jake Breton, Lisa Knauz, James Breton, Alisha Breton, Justin Breton, Jillann Breton, Daralee, Desiray, Mackenzie, and Ethan; as well as her great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and numerous extended family. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander Geals (March 7th, 2020), her parents Roland and Laurette (Poitras) Bazinet, as well as her brother Guy. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB), on Friday, July 17 2020 from 1:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB), on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m MST. Those wishing to attend remotely may do so via this link: https://vimeo.com/event/169550. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Claudette’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Attn: Calgary Chapter (47 Squire Bakers Lane, Markham, ON L3P 3G8, Telephone (905) 294-7645, www.cpff.ca. In living memory of Claudette Bazinet Geals, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.