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Armine Yola Dennie

Mrs. Armine Dennie, daughter of the late Constante and Midrease Sfreddo, was born August 6, 1936 in Dryden, Ontario. Armine attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School and Dryden High School. She completed her nursing training at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, graduating in 1957. She was a member of the St. Boniface Nursing Alumni. Armine was united in Holy Matrimony to Randall (Randy) Dennie in Dryden, May 1959. They were blessed with three daughters and to have shared 62 years of marriage. During the early years, Armine worked as an emergency nurse first in Dryden and later in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. In 1977, the family moved to Sarnia, Ontario and she continued nursing in the operating room at the Sarnia General Hospital, where she worked until her retirement in 1996. Armine had a good sense of humour, was a terrific cook and baker and enjoyed playing Bridge. She was a long-time member of the 1977 Welcome Wagon Bridge Group. She was also an active member of the St. Benedict’s Catholic Women’s League. After retirement, Armine and Randy travelled extensively throughout Europe, the US and Canada. In 1995 Armine was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. After battling this disease for over 25 years, she quietly departed this life on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia. Her beautiful life will be forever cherished in the lives of her husband Randy; her daughters Linda (Joe) Gabriele, Rhonda (Jim) Alexander and Shannon (Lee) Misselbrook; her five granddaughters Kathryn, Lauryn, Claire, Nicole and Madeleine; her sisters Connie (Israel, deceased) Kleinberg and Linda (John) Chadwick and devoted niece, nephews, cousins and friends. The family would like to thank all the staff at Vision Nursing Home, especially those who cared for Armine in the Huron Crescent Unit. Donations to the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario through https://psso.ca may be made in Armine’s memory. A Funeral Mass and celebration of life will be held for Armine at a later date. The arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9. Memories, photographs or messages of condolence may be shared through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Rhonda, Jim and family, I am so sorry for your loss. She sounds like she was an interesting lady. I will keep you in my prayers.

Dawn Janveaux Jan 18 2022 2:37 PM

Dear Randy and family so sorry for your loss of Armine. We worked together at the hospital and she often talked of her family. May all your memories bring you happiness.
Linda and Bev Byers

Linda Byers Jan 15 2022 7:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Armine Dennie

Chris Burley Jan 15 2022 2:21 AM

Dear Randy and family so sorry to hear of Armine's passing.We met at New Comers when we all moved to Sarnia over 40 years ago!She was also my nurse for my 2am emergency appendectomy..I ended up working at the hospital as well..
May your memories of this lovely lady give you comfort.

Wendy Miller Jan 14 2022 10:53 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss Armine was a wonderful lady and always had a smile on her beautiful face she will be missed

Diana Jan 13 2022 7:19 PM

Dear Randy and family. Our sincere condolences on the loss of arming. Please be assured of our prayers and thoughts. Armine was very talented I always remembered the crafts she donated at the St. Benedict's fall bazaar a very kind and generous lady.

Madeline and Joe Serratore Jan 13 2022 2:33 PM

Dear Linda, Rhonda, Shannon and Randy, We are so sorry to hear of Armine's passing. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. May the wonderful memories of Armine comfort you during this time.

Loretta and Tom Shields Jan 13 2022 10:17 AM

Randy and girls...so sorry to hear of Armine's passing. I have been off work sick and wished I could of been there for all of you. God bless❤

Heather Gismondi, RPN Jan 12 2022 4:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Armine Dennie

Eric Madej Jan 11 2022 11:57 PM

Dear Randy and family,
It's been many years since my time at St. Benedict's, but I have many fond memories of Armine and you being at Mass and being counters.
Be assured of my remembrance of her in my Masses. May she Rest In Peace.

Prayers and Sympathy,
Father Rick Janisse

Fr. Rick Janisse Jan 11 2022 9:58 PM

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