Alice Theresa Deschamps (nee Fayant)

May 14, 2020 7 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

Alice Theresa Deschamps (nee Fayant), a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and sister, passed away at home surrounded by her children on Sunday, May 10, 2020, at the age of 79 years old.

Alice was born on September 3, 1940, in Sputinow, AB, and moved to Edmonton to raise her children. She was an extremely hard-working woman who never sat still for long. She was well known for her baking, and her recipes will be cherished and passed down through generations. Alice is loved dearly by all her family and friends and always provided love, guidance, and support to those that needed it. The legacy she has left behind will be treasured and never forgotten. She will be greatly missed by those that know her, and our memories and her presence will live forever in our hearts.

Alice was predeceased by her parents Peter and Victoria Fayant, Sister Delores, Brothers Roy, Ervin, and Gordon. And she is survived by her sisters: Rose, Audrey, Donna, Eileen, and Brothers Gil (Audrey), Ron (Connie), Eric (Donna), and Arthur.

Forever lovingly remembered by her 7 Children: Daniel (Florence), Marilyn, Brenda (Kevin), Angeline, Ralph, Charlene (Steve), and Roxanne (James). And also remembered by her 18 grandchildren: Vicky-Jo, Mandy (Zenu), Joe (Stephanie), Starla, Daniel, Cynthia, Robert, John, Cameron (Leah), Leah-Marie (Jonathan), Tommy (Ellie), Nichole (James), Jordan, Kim, Alex, Ryder, Jamie-Lee and Bradley, along with numerous great-grandchildren and extended family members.

A private family prayer service will be held on May 15, 2020 at Trinity Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery with her mother and father. A "Celebration of Life" will be held at a later date in Fishing Lake Metis Settlement and Edmonton.


  1. My Deepest Condolences

    I am extremely sorry for your loss. She has definitely left an indelible impact. I had the fondest memories of meeting her she was one gal that accepted everyone that she became to know and accepted as a friend.
    Please accept my deepest condolences.
    She has become our Angel 😇

  2. RIP dear sister. Condolesenses to all her children. Forever in our hearts now to learn to live without you. Mom , Dad,Ervin, Roy, Delores and Gordon will guide you in your journey. Love Sisters Donna and Eileen,Wendy , Jacquie and Miss Mia.

  3. My condolences going out to Leah & Rob & the rest of your family. Love from me & my sister.

  4. You will never forget someone who gave you
    so much to remember!

    Treasure every memory of her, and I want to express
    My deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved
    Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Auntie, and Sister, and my friend Alice.

    Though she is physically gone, I will miss her.
    Her memories are forever!

    God Bless you all and guide you through these dark days.

  5. It is hard to believe you have left us Auntie. Our family has fond memories of you and your loving ways. You raised a beautiful family of loving people who will continue your loving ways.

  6. May the Creator bless Alice on her journey home. Over the past 25 years, she became like an Auntie to my wife and me. She would even find some of my humor funny, and would share many laughs and stories at the barbeques/meals at Brenda and Kevin’s place. Condolences to all of her family during this difficult tough time.

  7. We will never forget her laugh. She raised a loving family and was always welcoming, greeting everyone with a smile. Our deepest condolences.


    Roy and Verda’s crew

    Laura (Peter)
    Jennie (Allan)
    Jeremy (Erin)

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