Alexander Abraham Musquetier

Born: Sat., May 24, 1941
Died: Mon., Feb. 1, 2021


internment at a later date


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In Loving Memory of
Lord Alexander Abraham Musquetier
May 24, 1941-February 1, 2021

Lord Alex Musquetier, 79 years of age,
passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2021,
at the Mindemoya Hospital.

Alex was born May 24, 1941, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to the late Abraham and Gerda Musquetier.
In his early twenties, while on vacation in Canada,
he met Brenda Stenning (predeceased), and
they married on June 24, 1967.

Alex went on to get his degree in teaching and taught in several northern communities, including Birch Island. Alex and Brenda eventually settled with their two children in Little Current, on Manitoulin Island. Alex and Brenda were active members in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Parish and were proud to be part of the building committee for the new church. Known lovingly as Nana and Opa, they moved to Providence Bay in 2001 to be closer to their grandchildren. Through the years, Alex enjoyed corresponding with many Royal Families in Europe and gathered an extensive collection of letters,
pictures and Royal memorabilia.


Alex is survived by his brother, Edwin (Jolanda), and will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered always by his children, Irene (Darren) and Charles (Amanda),
his cherished grandchildren Grace (Edward), Abigail (Joel), Benjamin, Lauren and Nathan.
He will also be greatly missed by Duchess, his cat
and special family friend, Jessica

Family with gather for a private service
at Island Funeral Home.
Burial in the spring.

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Murray Haner
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
Our condolences to the family, Murray enjoyed sharing a coffee and having a visit with him at Mums.

Susan and Stuart Brandon
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
Irene and Charlie our heartfelt condolences go to you both, the children, and the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers

Don and Carrie McCulloch
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
Dear Charlie, Irene and families- We are sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved Dad and Opa. Take good care ❤️

georgina nahwegahbo
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
So sad to know about Alex's passing, he was a gentleman who enjoyed talking about old school days. He maintained friendships with the teachers he taught with and students. Condolences to his children Irene & Charlie and his loving grandchildren. Honoring the life of someone so special, and sending thoughts of sympathy and peace.

Bonnie Nahwegahbow
   Posted Fri February 05, 2021
My thoughts are with you and your families. Your Dad really was a gentle spirit and I have many fond memories of visiting when we were younger. I will remember him for his creativity (elaborate Lego!) and delicious crepe breakfasts!

Evelyn Leeson
   Posted Sat February 06, 2021
Words cannot express how I feel upon hearing of Alex's passing. He will be fondly remembered as a wonderful teacher and continued friend . Condolences to Irene Nd Charlie and their family. RIP Alex.

Maureen Gaudreau
   Posted Sun February 07, 2021
Just thinking of you all. It has been a rough week for your families. You father is at peace now. You have many good memories to help you all through the next few months. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care

Deborah Maier
   Posted Mon February 08, 2021
We were saddened to learn of Alex's passing and send our sincere condolences his family.

We really enjoyed morning coffees with Alex when we visited my with my parents (Maenpaa). Alex liked to walk over and chat about local and world happenings. It always made the morning coffee break interesting. We will certainly miss his visits, when we visit.
Deborah and David Maier (Calgary)

Dorothy Ferguson
   Posted Mon February 08, 2021
Irene and Charlie. My condolences, may your memories help you at this time
Dorothy and family

Wendy& Charles Musquetier-Van de Worp
   Posted Mon February 08, 2021
Dear Irene and Charlie, and family. It was really sad to learn the news about uncle Alex's passing.
Please accept our deepest sympathie and our condolences.
I will always remember the visits with you all, please take care xxxx

Julia and Ans de Gooijer
   Posted Mon February 08, 2021
Our condolences to the family, from his second cousins from the Netherlands.
(Daughters of tante Juul)

Anton Musquetier
   Posted Tue February 09, 2021
Beste Irene en Charlie,

Mijn oprechte condoleances gaan uit naar jullie beiden, ik heb goede herinneringen aan Alex, veel gecorrespondeerd en getelefoneerd over de Stamboom van Musquetier wij wensen jullie en familie veel sterkte, Anton Musquetier, Sneek Nederland

Antoinette Marstrom
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
I was sad to hear the news that Alex had passed away.
For several years we connected regularly by phone and had interesting and meaningful conversations.
He was so proud of his Musquetier heritage.(my late mother was a Musquetier)
To his family and friends, who loved him, may his memory be a blessing to you!
Rest In Peace Alex. You are missed.
Antoinette Marstrom

Alison & Randy Campbell
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
Irene, Charlie & families

I'm sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I remember him well from when I spent time with the kids. Our thoughts are with you.


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