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Mr. Adhemar Charles DION

Mr. Adhemar Charles DION

Male 1923 - 2003  (79 years)Deceased    Has 2 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name Adhemar Charles DION 
    Prefix Mr. 
    Relationshipwith Richard John GANOFSKY
    Gender Male 
    Born 2 Mar 1923  Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2003 
    Age 79 years 
    Notes 
    • Father of pop diva Celine Dion died at his home in Montreal. Celine credits her career to the sacrifices her father made for her.
      Adhemar, who once worked as a butcher and a security guard, was the father of 14 children. Celine, 35, is the youngest. Adhemar and his wife, Therese Tanguay-Dion, were both musicians who owned a cabaret in Charlemagne. They often played there on weekends, and included young Celine on stage with them.

      He was at home in Laval, Quebec Canada and surrounded by family at the time of his death. He had an unspecified illness.

      Therese Tanguay and Adhemar Dion were introduced to each other one summers night in 1944. The two families had got together for a reunion ... Therese was asked to bring her violin along, so as she played it, she stole glances at Adhemar. It wasn't long till everyone joined in, Adhemar playing the accordian, bringing the living-room alive with their tunes and folk melodies. Therese and Adhemar were falling in love ...

      On the 20th June 1945 they were married at the Saint-Zephirin Church and by christmas of that year, Therese was pregnant with their first child.

      This household was a musical one! Everynight they would play musical instruments and sing, with Celine watching in awe, then eventually joining in. This was a household maybe poor in wealth but rich in music and harmony, but most of all ... love. He will be missed by loved ones!

      The funeral was held in Charlemagne, northeast of Montreal.
    Person ID I7434  The Ancestors And Descendants Of The Falzinis And Their Collateral Families
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 

    Father Mr. Charles Adelard DION
              b. 15 Dec 1895, Ste-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Nov 1957  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Marie Ernestine BARRIAULT 
    Married 25 Apr 1922  Les Mechins, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ms. Marie-Therese TANGUAY
              b. 20 Mar 1927 
    Married 20 Jun 1945  Saint-Zéphirin-de-La-Tuque Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years - She was 18 years 
    Children 
     01. Ms. Celine Marie Claudette DION
              b. 30 Mar 1968, Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F2375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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