Claire-Mance (nee Fortin) Couture, Smooth Rock Falls, died at SRF Hospital on May 20, 2004 . Born in 1933, she was 70 years old. She enjoyed reading a good book, playing bingo, cards and knitting. She was described as being devoted to her friends and those close to her but mostly to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Couture was predeceased by her parents Phillippe Fortin and Alice Lachance and three brothers: René-Paul, Camilien and Gervais Fortin. She is survived by her husband Marc Couture and her son, Serge (Phyllis) Couture, both of Smooth Rock Falls, as well as her grandchildren, Véronique and France Couture. The funeral mass was held at Ste-Gertrude Church in Smooth Rock Falls with Rev. Leo Papineau officiating.