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Martial Emilien Joseph Boulet

October 10, 1934 ~ August 10, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martial Boulet. Martial passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at the age of 88.

He was born in Dunrea, Manitoba, and had 12 brothers and sisters. He will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife of 65 years, Jeanne; his children, Anita (Joe) Archibald, Bert (Janice) Boulet, Denis (Tyra) Boulet, Claudette (James) Boulet, and Eugene (Michelle) Boulet; his grandchildren, Aren (Carla), Nolan, Keiran and Anna Boulet, Nicholas (Natasa), Justin, Rachelle (Lukas) and Amber Hodgson, and great-grandkids Ryleigh, Loïc, and Marrec. Martial is predeceased by his parents, eight brothers and sisters, and his grandson, Alain Boucher.

Martial worked at Old Dutch Foods for the majority of his career. He transferred from Winnipeg to Calgary in 1969 to start up and oversee the company’s operations in Western Canada. He enjoyed fixing and building almost anything, camping, was an avid curler and was heavily involved with his parish and the Knights of Columbus.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Dr SE) on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 11:00 am, with a reception to follow in the Parish Hall. A recording of the service will be available below for those unable to attend in person.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Meals on Wheels ( or the Alberta Cancer Foundation – Lung Cancer (

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Funeral Mass
August 19, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1600 Acadia Dr SE
Calgary, AB T2J 3B3


Calgary Meals on Wheels
5759 – 80 Avenue SE, Calgary AB T2C 4S6
Tel: 1-403-243-2834

Alberta Cancer Foundation - Lung
1620 29 St NW, Suite 300, Calgary AB T2N 4L7
Tel: 1-403-521-3433


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