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Gilhianne Pinard

May 19, 1942 ~ March 1, 2017 (age 74)

Gilhianne Pinard ( May 19, 1942 - March 1st 2017) Gilhianne Pinard, “Gigi” 74, passed away on Ash Wednesday in the afternoon, at the home of her daughter Kareen in Columbia, SC. After a lengthy and difficult illness in which Gigi fought valiantly, she ultimately took her last breath in peace. Gigi was the beloved daughter of Alce Pinard and Paule Desbas Pinard. Born in St. Marc, she was the eldest of 7 children. Gilhianne Pinard is survived by: Her children : Guerlens “TJ” Forestal and his wife Marie Aure, Kareen G. Forestal Jean-Gilles and her husband Harold Yvetot Gouin Jr. Adoptive sons and daughters Roland Menezil, Mario Louis,Evelyn Phillustin, and Nadiana Rincher Her grandchildren : Tyler and Chelsea Forestal , Jacques-Laurent and his wife Mariah, Fabrice and Nicolas Jean-Gilles Sofia, Julien and Mikko Patrick Gouin , Liana Stern and Gail Perry Her great-grandson: Marc Caleb Jean-Gilles Her brothers and sisters : Serge Pinard and his wife Josette, Sony Pinard and his wife Linette , Maryse Pinard, Lesly Pinard Monique Pinard Sidney Her maternal aunts : Gema St. Cyr and Vida Desbas Her paternal uncle : Gérard Muller Her confident cousins : Gerda Janvier Brun, Bertha Pinard Toussaint, Solange Malvoissin Viaud Her nephews and nieces and their families: Pascale Pinard Desmangles, Jennifer Pinard, Randolff Pinard, Sandra Pierre-Louis Delly, Vanessa Pinard Jacquemin, Gaetane Martelly Metellus, Richard Jean- Baptiste, Jessica Pinard, Christian Pinard, Carl-Henry Pinard, Tania Démosthènes, Taina Martelly Jean- Pierre, Palmire Jean-Baptiste Thomas, and Rebecca Pinard, Esmeralda Pierre-Louis Her childhood friends: Jeannine Wawa Denizard and Jacques Pelletier Her numerous cousins, immediate relatives, extended families, and friends: Pinard, Forestal, Jean-Gilles, Gouin, Brun,Birchall, DeMéza, Roche, Denizard, Marc-Charles, Desbas, St.Cyr,, Berret, Gouin, Petros, Mevs,Toussaint, Jean-Baptiste, Jean-Gilles, Martelly, Séide, Viard, Bordes, Wooley, Rincher, Louis, Demosthenes, Beauvais, Morisset, Dow, Béliard, Tassy, Thomas, Martelly, Jean-Pierre, Métellus, Malvoisin, Viaud, Ryjacek Antoine, Pierre-Louis Stern, Rincher, Pelleti. She truly was light shining in other’s lives and will truly be missed

 Service Information

March 10, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kornegay & Moseley
4645 Hard Scrabble Road
Columbia, SC 29229

Funeral Service
March 11, 2017

12:00 PM
St. John Neumann Catholic Church

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