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At 90, she realizes her greatest dream: flying over her house by helicopter

14.09.2018

At 90, she realizes her greatest dream: flying over her house by helicopter

For her 90th birthday, Étienette Boudreault flew over her house by helicopter. Photo: Radio-Canada / Claude Bouchard

 

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO REALIZE ITS DREAMS. AT 90 YEARS, ÉTIENETTE BOUDREAULT CONSTRAINED THE SATURDAY SATURDAY, OBSERVING THE HIGH OF THE AIR THE HOUSE OF HIS CHILDHOOD AND THE ONE WHERE HIS HAS UP CHILDREN.

 

There was feverish air in Petit-Saguenay on Saturday. The flight path of ten minutes made the happiness of Étienette and all his descendants.

"It was very pleasant. I liked it terribly. We see all the farms above all over. It's fun, I liked that. "
- Étienette Boudreault

Elder who lives in a seniors' residence in Chicoutimi has benefited from a foundation to realize her dream

Étienette celebrated his 90th birthday by helicopter. Photo: Radio-Canada / Claude Bouchard

 

Implementing the project took several months. Even his doctor had to attest to his state of health.

"Ms. Étienette made the request in February for her 90th birthday that she wanted to go for a ride helicopter on his land. We worked together with Dreams of a Lifelong Life Canada, which is a foundation. We sent the request. The foundation has agreed to fulfill its dream, "says France Tremblay, Executive Director of Chartwell Villa Chicoutimi.

In the air, she demonstrated exemplary calm

Etienette aboard the helicopter Photo: Courtesy

Etienette's dream finally turned into a big family celebration.

" It was very moving. Disembarking. I saw them before arriving. I saw that people were all there. "
— Étienette Boudreault

No less than 160 loved ones had come to greet their eldest on landing.

"It's amazing for us to see her happy, again with us today, in fine fettle. For us, it is the greatest gift that the sky could give us ", launches his son Gaston Houde

Étienette Boudreault had 5 boys and 5 girls. She now has 43 great-grandchildren.

 

According to the report by Claude Bouchard