Jeannette Gabriel Duval, age 66, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on April 17, 2007 with her family by her side.
Jeannette was born on December 13, 1940 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, one of six children to parents Lucien and Mary Boileau. There, she graduated from Chicopee High School. Jeannette met Richard E. Duval in 1959 on a blind date set up by her cousin and his sister. On October 20, 1962 the two were joined in holy matrimony. Together, with their two adopted children they moved to Lake Forest, California in 1972. By 1985, the Duval family grew by one more, when they adopted their youngest son.
Jeannette is survived by her husband Richard, son Richard, his wife Kim, their children Garrett and Brayden, daughter Lisa Turner, her husband Richard, their children Quincy and Kianna, and son Robert, his wife Brooke, their children Jaydon and Collin. She is also survived by her siblings, Cecile, Yvette, Raymond, Claire and Simone.
Jeannette Boileua Duval’s special qualities of kindness, consideration and devotion to family and friends will be dearly missed. She will be forever in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.