In Memory of



Obituary for Marlene Dufault

(nee Sawchuk)

81 years, passed away peacefully on May 1st, 2023, with family by her side. Predeceased by her late husband, Roger Dufault, and son Justin Dufault. Loving Mother of Christian (Mary-Lynn) of Parry Sound, Monique Charette (Todd) of Colchester, and Michael (Mary) of Essex.

Cherished grandmother of Justin and Dylan Tufty of Chilliwack, Darren, Jarryd Barr (Krystelle), Katarina (Alessandro), Shannon, Holly, Gabriel, Maddy, Addyson, Aubrey and Austin. Dearest great-grandmother of Riley, Haley, Hunter, Nathan, Ezra, Reece, Lincoln and Elijah.

Marlene will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Leamington Hospital, Essex EMS, Dr Vincent Ruisi, Nurse Cheri. Marlene was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Our lives are enriched with the memories we shared together. Be at peace now Mom and walk with Dad through Heaven’s Gate. He has been waiting for you. Cremation will take place.

Arrangements under the care of the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) in Essex. You may send your condolences online at