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Lenore Mary Chaillier
Date of Death: March, 24 2019

          Lenore Mary Chaillier, 89, Escanaba, passed away peacefully to her heavenly home on Sunday evening March 24, 2019 at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. She was born on December 21, 1929 in Powers, MI, daughter of the late Louis and Cecile (Poupore) Gunville. She married the late George Chaillier Jr. on October 26, 1957 at Holy Family parish in Flat Rock.
          Lenore was a Carmalite nun from 1950 to 1955. She came home and met George and married in 1957. She entered Christian Park Village on March 30, 2018, where George was. She loved all the nurses and staff, and they loved her. She loved her roommate, Blanche Latvala, and Blanche watched over her. The care at Christian Park Village was kind, loving and compassionate. Lenore and George built and operated Rainbow Packing until their retirement in 2000.
          Lenore is survived by her loving sister: Charlotte Gunville (Novak) of Kingsford, MI, her loving brother: Jerry (Pat) Gunville of Escanaba, three sisters-in-law: Roberta Mileski of California, Charlene Fatherree of Oklahoma and Lynn Fudala of Gladstone, MI, one brother-in-law: Thomas Chaillier of Escanaba and many nieces and nephews.
          Lenore was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother-in-law: Frank Novak on November 22, 2018 and a niece: Grace Novak on July 18, 1982.
          Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday March 28, 2019 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home (400 S. 10th St., Escanaba, MI 49829). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock with Fr. Francis Dobrzenski officiating. A luncheon will follow Mass in the Fr. Matt Hall. She will be laid to rest next to George in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
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