Paul Joseph Servais Gueguen
August 28, 1959 – February 1, 2023

Paul was born August 28, 1959, in Melfort, Saskatchewan. He grew up on a farm six miles west of Lac Vert, SK, and attended school in St. Brieux, Naicam and Humboldt, SK. After high school Paul worked at St. Mary’s Villa, helping with general maintenance around the facility. His car was a green 1972 Plymouth Duster, which he was very proud of and took the time needed to keep it clean and keep it running smoothly. Paul loved animals, especially Sandy the family dog. He was also very interested in astronomy and loved talking about the planets, stars, and the universe. Another of Paul’s favorite hobbies was photography, he had beautiful pictures in his room that he took of the night sky using his telescope and Canon camera. In 1979, Paul became ill and after leaving the hospital he moved to Parkland Place in Melfort, SK. After a while, he moved to Cheshire Homes, and then to Parkridge Centre in Saskatoon, SK. His final move was to St. Mary’s Villa in Humboldt in 1992, which became his permanent home. He appreciated the support he received from the caregivers there and always enjoyed listening to music and spending time with his family and friends whenever possible. Paul’s family wish to thank all of his caregivers, past and present. Paul will be deeply missed and remembered by: his sisters: Jocelyne (Stan) Miller, Louise (Dennis) Suignard, Lillianne (Marvin) Erickson and Jeannette (Philip) Mansiere; brothers: Claude (Ann) Gueguen, Pierre (Yvonne) Gueguen; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents John and Hortense (née Ferré) Gueguen, and by one brother, Gilbert, in infancy.

But God has another message for us, people with disabilities are God’s treasures. Both you and I are called to give them a special place in the world. In God’s vision, people with any kind of disabilities are not objects of charity. They have unique gifts to contribute to family life, to the church and to society.

In any special care home, people working with them or at home, are real “Angels of Mercy”.

~a favorite quote of Hortense Gueguen

The Funeral Mass was offered on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, and celebrated by Fr. John Ezeruonye. Others taking part were: Christopher Mansiere, cross bearer; Luc Mansiere and Rachel Engele, altar servers; Gilbert Suignard and Nina Gueguen-Nielsen, scripture readers; Marc Mansiere, intentions; Amy Danczak, Sophia Nielsen and Ann Gueguen, gift bearers; Pierre and Yvonne Gueguen, communion ministers; Valerie Sawcyn, Ann Gueguen and Joelle Carlson, memorial table attendants. Music ministry was led by members of Paul’s family and the St. Augustine Parish Funeral Choir and director Loretta Schugmann, with soloist Emily Whittaker, accompanied by pianist Denise Germain. Active pallbearers were: Ryan Mansiere, Russell Nielsen, Richard Suignard, Jeffrey Mansiere, Gregory Suignard, and Andrew Gueguen. The memorial luncheon was held afterwards in the St. Augustine Parish Hall. Interment will follow at a later date, at Kermaria Cemetery, St. Brieux District, Saskatchewan. Memorial donations may be directed to St. Mary’s Villa Foundation (#301-2550 12th Ave., Regina, SK, S4P 3X1)

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Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral & Cremation Services - Humboldt, Saskatchewan