WD Melva A. Pageot

Melva (Mel) Pageot was born and raised in Emo, ON. She went to high school in Fort Frances, graduated and joined the RCAF in 1957. She like Gord went to St. Jean, PQ For boot camp and then on to Clinton, ON for Teletype training. She too was transferred to Whitehorse, YT where she met and married Gord six months later. Boy was it cold up there.

After a short military career Mel worked at several banks during the various postings, retiring from the Bank of Montreal in 1997. She and Gord had three boys together. She became deeply involved with the Charleswood Legion in 1980. She served as both Entertainment Chair and then 17 years as Poppy Chair. She continues help out with the school poppy program and meat draws at the Legion.

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