Simard, Cathy


1963 - 2020

Cathy Simard

It is with great sadness that we announce her peaceful passing

on February 11, 2020, at the age of 56.

Beloved daughter of Beverley Barclay and the late André Simard, she leaves behind her spouse Paul Gosselin, her daughter Josée (Evan Prest), her son Paul-André;  her cherished grandchildren: Landyn and Gracynn-Olivia. She also leaves her brother Marc; her sisters-in-law Monique (Manuel Pacheco, aka Patch) and Denise (Michel Lebrun) as well as many  nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her grandson Liam Prest, her brother-in-law Pierre, her sisters-in-law Claire and Louise.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 2 pm to 5 pm at the COOPÉRATIVE FUNÉRAIRE DE L'OUTAOUAIS, 95 Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard in Gatineau (Hull sector).

For those who wish to do so, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers at the Hull Hospital for the excellent care and support given to Cathy.

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Josee and Family

We're sending our sincere condolences to you and your family and that you may find comfort and peace in the good memories and times that you have shared together over the years. Sending you love and support to you all.
Love Melissa and Tom

Melissa and Tom, February 12, 2020

The Family

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. It is never easy to say goodbye to our loved ones.

Chantal, Mike and kids, February 12, 2020

Paul and family

May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.


Colleen, February 12, 2020

The Family

Our sincere condolences at this sad time. We are here if you need anything.
Love you lots.

Stacy, Ricky, Madyson and Tanner, February 12, 2020

Paul et la famille

Mes condoléances a vous tous. Soyez for et bon courage.

Line Roy , February 12, 2020

Cathy Simard

I am saddened to hear of Cathy’s passing... I have great memories of our friendship in high school.

My condolences to the family

Debby Kuiack , February 12, 2020

Family & Friends

I went to elementary school with Kathy, she definitely was a great girl, her mom who use to monitor us at lunchtime then later worked at Zellers.
I give my deepest & most sincere condolences. Cathy you will be forever missed but never forgotten my friend! R.I.P.xoxo

Lori Harris, February 13, 2020

Paul, Paul-Andree and Josee,

our sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. She was a truly a lovely woman and will be greatly missed. Our hearts go out to you and your families during this sad time.

Millie & Pat McNamara

Millie McNamara, February 13, 2020

The family.

I was very saddened to hear of Cathy's illness and passing. My sincere condolences to the family.

Roxanne Deschenes, February 13, 2020

Paul Gosselin

To Paul, Josee and Paul JR. Marc and Mrs. Barclay
Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. I have known Cathy for over 30 years and I will certainly miss our daily phone calls. Paul I know the pain your feeling but trust me it will get easier with time. God Bless you all.
Love, Brenda, Dave and Cory

Brenda May, February 13, 2020


My sincere sympathies to all the family and those who knew her . I will always remember her kindness and sharing of beautiful music together growing up in our teens. Rest in peace my friend

Elene Carmichael , February 13, 2020

Marc Simard

I knew the Simard family on North Street from Grade school. Marc was in my grade. Hope you remember me Marc. Send me a msg.

Raymond Ouellette, February 13, 2020


So sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Lynn & Ron Desjardins

Lynn Desjardins , February 13, 2020

Marc and Mrs Simard

Sending you heartfelt condolences to both of you and all of your family. May she rest in peace.

Natalia Coutinho Santos, February 13, 2020

To Paul, Josee and Paul JR. Marc and Mrs. Barclay

Our deepest condolences to all your family and friends. So sorry to hear of your loss.
Rest in peace my friend.

Sue, Joanne and Roger Arsenault, February 14, 2020

Cathy simard

I have known the family since I was small and I heard the sad news and i give my condolences to the family. she was a sweet gal and gone way too early. rest in peace Cathy.

tim church, February 14, 2020

Paul and family

Our deepest sympathies, from the Leclair family

Donna Leclair, February 16, 2020

Paul Gosselin

Mes plus sincères sympathies! Toujours difficile de voir partir ceux qu’on aime. Mes pensées sont avec vous tous.

Diane Girard

Diane Girard, February 16, 2020

La famille de Cathy

Mes sincères sympathies à la famille de Cathy, tante Beverly et Marc. Je suis de tout cœur en pensée avec vous.

Cousine Josée Simard

Josée Simard Proulx, February 18, 2020

Paulo,Josee et Paul Andre

I am very sad to hear that Cathy has passed.
My deepest sympathy to all of you....I am very saddened by this.
She was a good person that loved her family very much.
She was my dear best friend once and i am happy that through all these years we kept in touch.
Shes in a better place now..
Love u all very much

Christine, February 20, 2020

Mrs Simard, Marc, Josee & Evan and family

Sorry for your loss - Cathy was a wonderful women, growing up in Chenier project our paths crossed a couple of time - Courage to all - May she rest in peace

Diane, February 21, 2020

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