Cheryl Nashen in her den with Jean Béliveau hockey memorabilia. Nashen invited Béliveau to her wedding years ago and also to her daughter's first birthday party. He couldn't make either, but sent hand-written notes, which she kept. (Peter McCabe / Montreal Gazette)

Cheryl Nashen in her den with Jean Béliveau hockey memorabilia. Nashen invited Béliveau to her wedding years ago and also to her daughter’s first birthday party. He couldn’t make either, but sent hand-written notes, which she kept. (Peter McCabe / Montreal Gazette)

There is an outpouring of incredible stories about the late, great Jean Béliveau. many of these memories live right in our neighbourhood, even in our own families. Read the article below about one such meaningful connection as told my my sister-in-law, Cheryl Carpman Nashen.

http://montrealgazette.com/sports/hockey/nhl/montreal-canadiens/fans-mourn-classy-canadiens-legend-jean-beliveau

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