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Maurice Emeril Joseph Gravelle

December 29, 1932 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 88)


The family announces the peaceful passing of Maurice on November 23, 2021 at Eastholme in Powassan, at the age of 88 years. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne (nee Francoeur) Gravelle who passed away February 2021 and are now together forever. Cherished father of Lynn of North Bay, Gary of North Bay, Anna Marie (Bruce Laviolette) of Pickering, Andre of North Bay, and Laurent (Odette) of Greely.  The special bond that papere had with all his grandchildren, Julie (Blair) of Kars, Natalie (Nash) of London England, Marc (Cindy) of Rockland, Karly of Kirkland Lake, Rachele (Mike) of Innisfil, Dillon (Marianne) of Bowmanville, Fairen (Riley) of Hay River NWT and Jordan (Bailey) of Burlington, as well as by his great-grandchildren Keenan, Estelle, Margoh, Madeline, Ellie, Victor, Olivier, Chloe, Hunter, Aiden, Addison, Amelia, Walter, Leo, Ivy and Violet. Maurice was predeceased by his parents Albert and Anna (nee Gauthier) Gravelle, his grandson Joey Kemp-Gravelle, his brothers Rheal (Anita-surviving), Roger, Romeo, Ernest, his sisters Evelyn, Simone, and Rose. He is survived by his sister Rejeanne Groulx (late Louis), and brother Conrad. 

The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the exceptional team of staff that run Eastholme so successfully! Caring compassionate Nurses, Doctors, PSW's, Activities, and dietary. This group went above and beyond to care for our beloved father.If desired donations are suggested to Eastholme and would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. 

The family will receive visitors at the McGuinty Funeral Home (North Bay) on Wednesday December 1, 2021, from 9:00 am to 10:30pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Church on Wednesday December 1, 2021, at 11 am. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

In keeping with current COVID-19 directives the total number of attendees is limited, social distancing requirements must be respected, and masks or face coverings are required inside the funeral home and the church at all times.

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December 1, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
McGuinty Funeral Home Limited
591 Cassells Street
North Bay, ON P1B 3Z8
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Mass of Christian Burial
December 1, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Peter the Apostle
299 Airport Road
North Bay , Ontario P1B 8W7
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Interment following funeral service
December 1, 2021

Holy Cross Cemetery
1075 Tower Dr.
North Bay, ON P1B8G2

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