Cindy Gaudet

Rhody Family Funeral Home

Cindy Lee was born on Tuesday, March 24, 1959 in Walkerton to Gordon and Muriel (Hagedorn) Becker. She was the second eldest of eight children; David (1957), Cindy, Helen (1960), Bette Anne (1961), Barbara (1963), Lisa (1965), Heather (1968) and Ken (1970). The Becker family resided in Paisley where the children attended Paisley Central School and later Walkerton District Secondary School.

A certain boy by the name of Marc Rene Gaudet moved to Paisley with his family in 1972. By 1974, he had captured the eye of Cindy and they began dating. The young couple were married on Saturday, May 19, 1979 at Church of the Ascension Anglican Church in Paisley.

After high school and in her early married years Cindy worked a variety of jobs. She spent time as a waitress at “The Lido,” a Chinese restaurant in Port Elgin, worked at her Uncle Dave’s (Hagedorn) Clothing Store and helped her parents at their Gas Station business.

The Gaudet family began to grow in 1981 when they welcomed their first son Chris. He was followed by Jason in 1985 and Paul in 1989. Their family was complete and Marc and Cindy could not have been happier. Cindy treasured her time with her sons during their youth and took great pride in being a mother. Once the boys began school, she often volunteered at the school, to further support her children and her community. Once they were all in school and getting a little older, Cindy returned to school herself, attending Georgian College and becoming an Education Assistant. She soon began working for the Catholic School Board, in a supply role and in recent years was a regular at Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton.

Cindy had a number of passions throughout life. In her younger years, she enjoyed gymnastics, figure skating and even took up kickboxing. Keeping active and in shape was always important to Cindy as she often had a gym membership. However, that did not stop Cindy from enjoying “Judge Judy” or watching figure skating competitions (over hockey… just ask the boys!) on TV. She absolutely loved Christmas and the opportunity to bring family and friends together. She was the glue that kept everyone together. No Christmas was complete without a game of Trivial Pursuit. The teams… Cindy and her sisters vs. Chris, Jason, and Paul. Cindy would never let Marc play as he knew too many of the answers and she was often angered by the useless information her sons always seemed to retain!

Cindy loved anything sweet and of course, no day was ever complete without coffee. She enjoyed reading, having a particular fondness for anything written by Danielle Steel. Cindy was fond of animals and will be dearly missed by her fourth son, “Mack” an Old English Bulldog.

Travelling was yet another passion for Cindy and Marc. Vacations in the South to places like Mexico, Cuba or Jamaica were frequent. Just last fall they travelled with friends on a trip of a lifetime to New Zealand and Australia. Any vacation was always treasured and enjoyed.

Cindy’s primary talent was bringing people together. She was the glue that kept everyone together. She was a selfless, giving, and loving woman who always had a smile on her face. However, a sense of direction was not one of Cindy’s gifts. Just ask her family about the time they got lost leaving a parking lot in North Bay!

Cindy taught, not only her school children but also her own family. Ask the boys about her one such lesson on “keeping your eye on the ball.” And of course, being a wife, mother and the only woman in the house, Cindy was ‘right about everything!’ It was not only Cindy’s family she strove to keep together, she also had a big network of friends. Meeting for coffee every Saturday at Marty’s was a must in her weekly routine. She also did manage to get away regularly with one of her sisters and take in a movie. We cannot talk about Cindy’s life without mentioning her grandchildren. She was so proud when she became a grandmother. Cindy treasured any time she got to spend with Connor, Jakob, Isaac and most recently Sloane. She would light up when she saw them and do anything to support her grandchildren. They were the apples of her eye, and now we have the task of passing onto them the stories of the wonderful, caring woman their grandmother was.

Cindy enjoyed this past Christmas, surrounded by friends and family, just as she wanted. Unfortunately, shortly after, she became ill and was admitted to hospital in early January. Sadly, Cindy passed away unexpectantly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday, January 27, 2020 in her 61st year. 

Beloved wife of Marc. Loving mother of Chris of Oromocto, N.B, Jason (Amber) and Paul (Katheren), all of Paisley. Cindy will be dearly missed by her loving grandchildren, Connor, Jakob, Isaac and Sloane. Cherished daughter of Gordon Becker of Paisley and sister of Dave (Kathy) of Hunter River, PEI, Helen Becker of Paisley, Bette Anne Becker of Stayner, Barbara (Joe) Scott of Owen Sound, Lisa (John) Giardetti of Ajax, Heather (Paul) Bolton of Port Elgin and Ken (Angela) of Elora. Cindy will be dearly missed by Marc’s mother, Ella Gaudet of Paisley as well as his sisters, Gisele (Jim) Scurfield of Kincardine, Maryse Gaudet, and Janine (Dale) McTeer, all of Paisley. She will also be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Cindy was predeceased by her mother Muriel (Hagedorn) Becker, father-in-law Gerard Gaudet and brother-in-law Ralph Lipskie.

A casual, come and go celebration of Cindy's life will be held at the Paisley Community Centre on Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 12 noon - 4 p.m. All are welcome!

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Breast Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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Amanda Carroll
February 4, 2020
We wish to send our love from our family to yours during this time. We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a wonderful person, with the most amazing heart.
Sharon Teeple
February 3, 2020
Dear Marc, Chris, Jason, Paul, Gordon, Becker and Gaudet Families, I was so sorry to hear of Cindy's passing..... another classmate gone far too soon in life.... may the many many memories you have shared through the years brings smiles and comfort in the days ahead. Sharon Teeple
Sue Rath
February 2, 2020
Marc and family, I pray that the wonderful memories your family has will bring comfort to you at this difficult time.
Owen and Cathy Parsons
February 2, 2020
Owen and I are so sorry to hear of Cindy’s passing. She always had an positive energy about her that brought a smile to everyone.
Fred & Ingrid Johnston
February 2, 2020
Jason and Amber, we are so sorry to hear about your loss, thinking of you all during this time of pain and sorrow, praying the love of Jesus holds you close.
Ann and Bob
February 1, 2020
We were so sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Marc and to all of th family.
Deb Tanner
January 31, 2020
Marc and family
So many memories hold them tight, reflect on them often it does help.
My deepest sympathies, prayers for you all during this troublesome time.
Cindy Tanner
January 31, 2020
To the Becker and Gaudet families,
My sincere sympathy to all of you. Life truly is a gift which is taken from some way too soon! Treasure all those great memories of a beautiful person
Melissa Barfoot
January 31, 2020
Very saddened to hear of Cindy’s passing. Many fond memories growing up with the Gaudet / Becker kids and being around Cindy’s beautiful smile. Especially enjoyed working with her at G&M variety. My sincere sympathy.
Sandra Wendt
January 31, 2020
So sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. Her laughter and personality will be missed, but her spirit lives on.
Hugs to all of her family.
Pierre & Sandy Guay
January 30, 2020
Marc, we are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Wishing you feelings of comfort, moments of peace, and joyous memories of Cindy during this difficult time. Our condolences.
Pierre & Sandy
Ann and Gary Maycock
January 30, 2020
To the Becker and Gaudet families, we are so sorry for your loss. Cindy always had a smile on her face and time to chat. She has left a big hole in all of your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marilyn Whetstone
January 30, 2020
Marc and Family, our condolences at this difficult time. Marilyn, Roger and Jim Whetstone and FamilyLDONFR
Amy McInerney
January 30, 2020
Becker & Gaudet family - my deepest condolences. Cindy was a wonderful person and will be dearly missed by many. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
George and Kim Chapple
January 30, 2020
We would like to express our sympathy. I remember her so clearly growing up at the Anglican Church in Paisley. Her warm smile and friendly hello will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
CHERYL WONCH
January 30, 2020
My deepest condolences to all. Keeping you in my thoughts.
Micky Majury
January 30, 2020
My deepest sympathy...thinking of all of you during this difficult time.
Lanny Bingham
January 30, 2020
My sincere condolences to Cindy's family, I met Cindy while working out at the gym. Cindy was always lots of fun and helped to make the time we were exercising go by fast. I am so sorry for her loss.
Susan Bujold
January 30, 2020
Sending love to all the family. Cindy was a bright light everywhere she went. Anyone whos life she touched will miss her, but her memory will live forever in our hearts.
Cindy Cartwright
January 30, 2020
So sorry to hear this. It's hard to imagine the world without her. Hugs to all of you.
Shirley Young
January 30, 2020
My deepest sympathies Paul to you and your family. Sending some hugs and love.
Nancy Lavoie
January 30, 2020
Sincerest condolences to Cindy's family. It's hard to believe she's left this earthly realm so soon. Love and prayers for Cindy and for her family.
Colin and Cindy Saunders
January 30, 2020
Marc and family. We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Ross and Nancy Lamont
January 30, 2020
Our Condolences to Marc and family and to the Becker family. Very sorry for your loss.
Kim Robinson & Don Hrycak
January 30, 2020
Condolences to Cindy’s family and friends.
Cindy will be missed.
Shannon McGuire Rhody
January 30, 2020
Thinking of you all with a heavy heart. So very sorry for your loss. Cindy will be dearly missed.
Catie McGarrity
January 30, 2020
My deepest sympathy to the Gaudet and Becker family.
Barb and Paul Sinclair
January 30, 2020
To all of Cindy’s family and friends. We are so saddened to hear of Cindy’s passing. Please accept our sincerest sympathies. Hold each other a little closer and may you find some comfort in the sharing of your many memories. Hugs Barb and Paul
Wayne Tanner
January 30, 2020
Marc and family, sincerest sympathies for your loss.
Brian & Edith Beech
January 30, 2020
We extend our deepest sympathy to Marc & family and the Becker family on the loss of Cindy. Cherish your memories.
Mike and Kathy Dowe
January 30, 2020
Dear Jason and families, our sincerest sympathies. Cherish your memories
Lynda Leeson
January 30, 2020
Marc, family and Becker family so sorry to hear of the passing of Cindy.
Tim &Mary Lou Smailes
January 29, 2020
Our deepest sympathies to Marc and your family, the Becker family and Gaudet family. Cindy was a very special lady and she will be deeply missed.
Lynne Gabriel
January 29, 2020
My condolences to your entire family. Thinking of you.
Susan McGuire (ten Hoopen)
January 29, 2020
Dear Marc , Chris, Jason, Paul , Becker and Gaudet family we send our deepest sympathy to you all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Greg & Julia Coon
January 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Cindy will be missed. You are all in our thoughts & prayers
Cheryl & Mike Faubert
January 29, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the family.
I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister Ken.
Marion Lewis
January 29, 2020
Sympathies to all at this difficult time.. Hang onto your memories.
Linda and Ed
January 29, 2020
Our Deepest sympathies to you all .our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Velma Hagedorn Moore
January 29, 2020
So hard to believe one so sweet and young. Would be taken from this world.she will be missed,but will be in a better place.smpathy going to Mark and family . Also her father Gordon,and her brothers and sisters.
June Catto
January 29, 2020
Marc and family, so sorry to hear of Cindy’s passing. Deepest sympathy to all her family and friends, she will be missed !!
Darlene & Dennis Neilly
January 29, 2020
Mark & family, Gord & all the Becker family as well as the Gaudet family.. our sincere sympathy to you..she was loved by many..thinking of your dearest memories will help you through this difficult time
Lynn & Steve Thede
January 29, 2020
Our prayers and thoughts go out to all her family and friends, what an especially great loss to her husband, and children, and grandchildren ???? Thinking of all the people we know that knew her so well!
Allan and Lynn Hagedorn.
January 29, 2020
So sorry to hear of Cindy’s passing. You all ate in our thoughts. Sincere condolences.
Joleen Nickel
January 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy Kathy, Dave and family.
Neil & Sweety Schmidt
January 29, 2020
Marc, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayer go out to you and your family.
Judy and Jeff Townsley
January 29, 2020
To Marc and Family, Gord and Cindy's brothers and sisters. The world was a much better place with Cindy in it. To know her was to love her. She will be missed immensely. xoxoxox
Bob and Toni Vary
January 29, 2020
Our deepest condolences .Keeping you in our thoughts. Bob and Toni
Bill and Kim Lang
January 29, 2020
No words can express our sorry we are to hear about Cindy, our deepest sympathy to all the family. Xo
Kari-Lynn Perdue (Majury)
January 29, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Cindy’s entire family. Such sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Kari-Lynn Perdue and family
Brian Smith
January 29, 2020
Marc, our heartfelt condolences to you and all of your family.
Brennan Farms Ltd
January 29, 2020
Dave & Families, Our Sincere sympathy to you and your Families. Many prayers & thoughts are with everyone.
Lauralee Sawyer
January 29, 2020
Condolences to you
So sorry to hear of Cindy’s passing
Lorraine Sawyer
January 29, 2020
Marc - from our family to yours - heartfelt sympathies, huge hugs to you all - I can hear her laugh and her smile was beautiful and contagious. A wonderful woman who will be dearly missed- lean on all those fun memories now - they will help to get through this difficult time.
Sherie Becker
January 29, 2020
Marc, sincerest sympathies to you, your entire family. Cindy will be missed by all.
Eldon and Judy MacKinnon
January 29, 2020
Dear Gaudet and Becker families
Our sincere sympathy to you in the passing of Cindy. We will all miss her for her laugh, smiles and the many things she did in the community.
with Love, Eldon and Judy
George &Vi Campbell
January 29, 2020
Marc, heartfelt condolences to you and your entire family.
Dave Rayner
January 29, 2020
Sorry for your loss, thinking of you guys

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