Charmaine Beatrice Grozelle (nee Knight)

Saturday, September 12th at 1-2 pm and 2:30-3:30 pm MacCoubrey Funeral Home Cobourg

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Charmaine Beatrice Grozelle (nee Knight)

October 5, 1956 - September 5, 2020

Passed away peacefully and surrounded by family after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer; she fought with grace and determination and was grateful for every moment.
Devoted and loving Momma Bear to Becky (Jay), David (Margaret) and Corey. Marvelous sister to Lynn (Mike), Bev (Colin) and Kim (Kevin); and adoring Mimi to Iain, Emma and Fynn.
Heaven is a better place today because of her, but the world is just not the same, a beautiful spirit that will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.
We will miss her dearly and keep in our hearts forever… always.
There will be two visitations held on Saturday, September 12 at 1-2 pm and 2:30-3:30 pm at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg. Attendees must RSVP to funeral home at 905-372-5132 during business hours (9am-5pm).
Donations in memory of Charmaine may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Canada.

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Carlo Parise - September 15, 2020

My deepest condolences Becky to you and your family. I hope you can find strength from your family and friends during this tough time. Be well....

The We-fix-u Chiropody Team - September 14, 2020

Dear Becky, David and Corey, As a team we would like to extend our deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mother. Your Mom was a patient of Peters for a long time and he will miss her greatly. Your Mom always had a smile on her face and a story to share. She was definitely one of our favorites and we will all miss here. Sincerely, Peter, Mark, Cristol and Debbie

Audrey Woolsey - September 14, 2020

I am so saddened by the passing of Charmaine.. Myself, along with my granddaughter, Alyn, often frequented the Cobourg Coffee Store where we first met Charmaine... She was such a wonderful person and always made us feel welcome.. . Please send condolences to her family... Audrey and Alyn Woolsey-Tracey

Karen Lingard - September 13, 2020

My condolences Becky, David, Corey and family on the passing of Charmaine. She was such a kind and gentle person and she will be greatly missed.

Karen Lingard - September 13, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

David Panepinto - September 12, 2020

I will remember Charmaine for her kindness and compassion. The Panepinto family are thinking Corey, David, Becky and John (and spouces and grandchildren) at this time.

Mary and John Goody - September 11, 2020

Sorry to hear about the loss of a good friend. We did not keep in touch very much, but she was always there if you called her or asked for help. Lots of memories at the "farm" of sledding and having a good time years ago. Watching the kids grow up and her ability to do lots of crafts!! Deb and her will be in heaven doing lots of crafts together. The sky will be beautiful with her and she will always be in your heart. Lots of pictures and memories you will have. Her spirit will live on in you and you will never forget her.

Shauna Parish - September 11, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Noor Yousif - September 11, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Jeanine clarey - September 10, 2020

Dear Corey & Family So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Thinking of you . Sincerely. Jeanine Clarey E.A.St. Mary Secondary School

Inga Belge - September 10, 2020

A truly lovely woman. I enjoyed working with Char at Palisades. Such a clever and kind person...and so proud of her family, always. Sincere condolences to one and all. Inga

Judy Marsden - September 10, 2020

Such a beautiful soul. Always smiling. Will be missed by many. Charmaine and I met in Junior High and were delighted to meet up again later in life...we even took bellydancing class together (she was the star of the class!). Thoughts and prayers for her family, her memory will live on in in all those lucky to have known her.

Sue Milne - September 10, 2020

Charmaine was a wonderful woman. I first met her when she worked at The Human Bean. Over the last couple of years, she would often join our breakfast group at the Bean and reminisce about the former Cobourg days and all the businesses that used to be on King St. She had a great sense of humour and was always so friendly and welcoming. I will truly miss her and I know her family will always keep her alive in their thoughts and memories. I am truly sorry they have lost such an amazing member of their family for family was the most important part of her life. God bless all of you.

Gianni Zeppieri - September 10, 2020

My deepest condolences to you and your family Kim, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers, stay strong.

John Grozelle - September 10, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Jane Harren colbary - September 10, 2020

Very sorry to hear Charmaine had passed away Way to young 😢

Courtney Rolph - September 9, 2020

Hi there I just wanted to send my condolences to Cory and his family Cory and I are friends and we used to hang out with Devin and him Charmaine Was a wonderful mother to Cory and a beautiful friend I can’t remember going to the human Bean and we have such a great time before he went to rehearsal time at the Northumberland players she would always let me practice my lines and let me stay a little bit to help out practice my lines. She always had a friendly smile on her face and it was never a A an amazing mother to Cory you will be missed Shirley I would like to make a constipation to the cancer society so I’m just gonna ask my parents which Do you why donate to our condolences in our sympathy to Cory and his family

Mark Cole - September 9, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Jackie Heaton - September 9, 2020

Deep Sympathy on your loss.

Nancy Turpin - September 9, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss. I met Charmaine many years ago in Mr. Vanderwaters grade 7 class at Dale Road School. She was very welcoming to me as I was the new kid on the block. I’ve never forgotten that. Over the years we would catch up when we ran into each other at the grocery store or on King St. I had the pleasure of a good chat with her at the legion with her daughter and future son in law when they were planning their wedding. I’m very thankful for that. A truly thoughtful and caring person. She will be truly missed.

Jean Hendry - September 9, 2020

So sorry to hear of the sad news My thoughts and prayers are with each of you May you find peace and comfort in remembering the many happy moments in your lives that she shared with each of you She was a person who touched the hearts of all she came in contact with

Linda Medeiros - September 9, 2020

Becky, my deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find peace in knowing that she is no longer suffering and in a big bright kingdom of Love.

Kristiane Black - September 9, 2020

I’m holding you all in my thoughts and prayers. Although Charmaine is now at peace, she leaves a space no one else can fill. May loving memories bring joy to your heart and may the Spirit bring comfort and healing to your souls. With much love and many virtual hugs, Kristiane

Phyllis - September 9, 2020

Becky, my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I will be hear if you need to talk or just need sit quietly with another human being. I did not know your mom very well, but from what I did know of her it was framed so well, mama bear. She sure loved her children fearcely. I'm sure if we had met more frequently we would have been great friends. Do take care and call if you need anything. Love. Phyllis

Carol Lawless - September 9, 2020

Becky, David and Corey: I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I wasn't aware that she was ill - too early to die. Charmaine was so kind to my sister Gertrude when she lived at Palisades. I will always remember her kindnesses. I knew Charmaine for a long time, going back to family stuff and the Human Bean but unfortunately had not seen her recently. Once again just wanted you to know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Carol Lawless

Petra Hartwig - September 9, 2020

My sincere condolences to Charmaine's family. I had the pleasure of knowing Charmaine for most of 20 years, and admired her resolve and hard work ethics. Getting a coffee at the Human Bean in Cobourg meant that we chatted and got caught up. Her smile and happy disposition will be missed.

Sam Chana - September 9, 2020

Kim my condolences to you and your family. You are in my prayers. Take care.

Mark and Megan Huxter - September 9, 2020

You where an amazing friend to us both, you'll be sadly missed, our condolences to her family, we love you char...Sunshine...

Rob and Erin Panepinto - September 8, 2020

To the Grozelle and Knight clans, Words can’t express how heartbroken I was to hear of Charmaine’s passing. She has been a second mom my whole life and was there for mom whenever she needed her and was there for our family last year when she passed. This past year has been hard enough. I know she is keeping mom company sewing up a storm in heaven. Rest In Peace Charmaine. Love Rob and Erin

Sherry Gibson - September 8, 2020

To Corey and family, on behalf of all your friends at Legion Village, we are thinking about you during this difficult time.

Elaine and Carmel - September 8, 2020

With our sincere sympathy to all Charmaine's family on the loss of such a beautiful lady. We always enjoyed chatting with Charmaine at "The Coffee Bean". She was such a cheerful and friendly person, always had a wonderful cheery smile. Rest in Peace dear Charmaine.

Frans and Bev van der Greft - September 8, 2020

Margaret, Bev and I are sorry to read of the loss of your mother in law. May God give you, David and the rest of the family His strength in this doubly difficult time.

Jen McGhee - September 8, 2020

Awe Kim, I was so sad to hear of the passing of your Sister. My heart goes out to you and your whole family. I will be honouring Charmaine in my 2021 relay for life. Hugs to you my friend. ~ Jen McGhee

Kevin - September 8, 2020

Charmaine was such a sweet & gentle soul. Her loss will be felt for years to come. My sincere condolences to Becky, Kim and the entire family!

Grant Hessin - September 8, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Brianne Ladouceur - September 8, 2020

Kim and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your loved ones.

Neha Gulati Singh - September 8, 2020

So sorry for your loss Kim. Heartfelt condolences to the family!

Carol Lazzari - September 8, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one Charmaine. Please except our deepest condolences. Hoping you will find some comfort in knowing that she is no longer suffering and will be resurrected soon to a perfect paradise. My love to her whole family and may Jehovah God comfort you in time of grief. Carol and Ron Lazzari. (Aunt Dee's daughter)

Vanessa Hartley - September 8, 2020

My deepest condolences to you, Kim, to your family, friends and all loved ones. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am here to support in any way I can. Vanessa

Nancy Peters - September 8, 2020

So Sorry for your loss. God has another angel. Your guardian angel.

Terri Dowle - September 8, 2020

So saddened to read the passing of dear Charmaine. My deepest condolences to all of the family. Charmaine was a very dear friendly lady. Terri Dowle

Krakenberg Kathyrn - September 8, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I went to high school with Charmaine. She was such a kind and down to earth person. I ran into her a few years back and we stood and chatted for a while. I’m sorry we didn’t stay connected. My prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.

Brianna - September 8, 2020

It was a shock to hear of Charmaine's passing. She was my second mum, there since 1996 to give me a swift kick in the butt when needed. Opening her home and heart to me when I was going through a rough time, with no hesitation. My thoughts go out to David, Corey, Kim, Lynn, Bev and their extended families. My thoughts especially go out to Becky, who dropped everything to live with and look after her mother selflessly these last seven months, being her rock and her support, asking for nothing in return. You truly are the best daughter, Charmaine nailed it when she raised you. All my love, #1

Peggy and Bill Grozelle - September 8, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Jean and George Fitchett - September 8, 2020

Our sincere condolences to all of Charmaines family . Treasure the good memories you shared with her . Sincerely, Jean and George Fitchett

Caroline Medd - September 8, 2020

Well shock is what I feel first of course and then sorrow that it is a couple of years since I last saw Charmaine, having moved out of the Cobourg area and you lose touch so easily :( at the.human bean she was always smiling when serving people and later she also enjoyed working at the retirement home. And of course the stained glass that she loved to design. My life was better for knowing her and she has a legacy of children and grandchildren whom she adored.

Vicky Noel - September 8, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about Charmaine. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family at this sad time. She was a great person and will be missed by many.

Siobhan Kenny - September 8, 2020

To the Grozelle and McKnight families please accept my condolences on your loss.

Sandy McEwen-McCulloch - September 8, 2020

I am so very sorry to hear of this sad news! Charmaine, such a sweet and loving person! I don't remember a single time when I saw her that she didn't have that big beautiful wide eyed smile! Condolences to her family and friends. Rest in peace beautiful soul, no more struggles just never ending joy that you so deserve! Until we meet again xoxo

Victoria Newman-Jones - September 8, 2020

Thinking of you all, and sending my heart felt condolences to you all on Char's passing. She has left me with many wonderful memories of good times chatting around kitchen table, shared many painting tips and techniques, and amazed me with the depth of her enjoyment of learning new hobbies. 💛 "Tenderly may time heal your sorrow, Gently may family & friends ease your pain, Softly may peace replace heartache so that Only the warmest memories remain." Much love and big hugs from here in NS, Victoria N-J

Judy Grimshaw - September 8, 2020

Charmaine was such a dear friend, her friendship touched our lives with love and grace. We have so many wonderful memories. Especially, some of the parking workshops Trips. She loved her family so dearly. Always remember her love will always live on in your hearts and in your wonderful memories. God bless you all. Much love Judy Grimshaw