Friday, April 20, 2018

Obituary announcement for club member Len Pellerier LM006

Pelletier Leonard

PELLETIER, Leonard  - Passed away peacefully on March 30, 2018.
Beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn for over 60 years.
Devoted father, grandfather and uncle.
He will also be lovingly remembered by his many extended family members and friends in Canada and around the world.
In celebration of a life well lived, raise a glass of single malt.
Family and friends will be received at the Highland Funeral Home, 3280 Sheppard Ave. E., on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. Private cremation will follow.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the MS Society of Canada.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Obituary announcement for old comrade Bruno Gerald Lapierre

Bruno was a retired Reservist and the brother of  CWO/Capt (retired) Louis Lapierre, RC Sigs.

On the 4th of April 2018 at Maisonneuve Rosemont hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Mr. Bruno Gerald Lapierre, husband to Susan Whalen passed away at the age of 61.

Born on September 29, 1956, to Geraldine Cloutier and the late Jean-Baptiste Lapierre, Bruno, denturist by trade for 38 years, served in the Canadian Army Reserve from 1973 to 1999.

Including his spouse Susan, he is survived by his son, Adam (Edith); daughter, Sarah (Jonathan); grandchildren Liam, Owen, Eva, and Ares; sister, Andrée; brothers, Louis and Daniel (Celine); godchildren, nieces, nephews, numerous friends and colleagues.

His spouse Susan Whalen wishes to thank the staff, medical team and doctors who treated Bruno at Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital. Their efforts allowed Bruno to spend more time to live with his family and friends, and that he did until the very end.

Donations in Bruno's name to the Canadian Cancer society's Relay for life team “Hope Pray Cure” are welcome and appreciated. Friends, Colleagues and family members are welcome to attend the celebration of life service that will be held on Sunday, April 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at CFB Longue-Pointe Garrison, building 152, 6560 Hochelaga (corner Langelier), Montreal, Quebec.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Obituary announcement for old comrade Louis Lavoie Ret'd Lmn


In the town of Maria, Qué on April 10, 2018, died at the age of 48, Louis Lavoie spouse of Hélène Guité. He lived in Maria and a native of Pohenegamook.

He was the son of Sir Xavier Lavoie and Dame Louise Rousseau.

Louis will be the thousand winds that blow, the glitter of snow crystals, the light that crosses the wheat fields, the soft autumn rain, the awakening of birds in the morning calm and the star shining in the night . (From an Amerindian prayer).

Louis is survived by his wife and parents, his daughters Isa-Emilia and Kayla-Jessie; his sisters Sophia (Daniel) and Rina (Robert); his brother Clarence (Line). 

The members of the Guité family are his father-in-law Gustave Guité and his mother-in-law Liliane Poirier; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law are Claude (Suzanne), André (Chantal), the late Louise (alain), Charles (Lorie), Lise (Dave), Julie (Steeve), Edith (Steve) and Claudine.

 He also leaves his uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces, friends and his brothers and sisters in arms and many acquaintances.

 The family will welcome you on Tuesday, April 17th at 12:30 pm, at the Santerre & Fils Funeral Home, located at 24, rue des Geais in Maria.

Visiting hours are from 12:30 to 13:45

Louis' funeral will be celebrated in Maria's church the same day at 2pm.

The funeral arrangement were entrusted to Santerre & Fils Funeral Home Inc., of Maria, a certified company and a member of the Corporation des Thanatologues du Québec.

 Any sign of sympathy can result in a donation to:

 Baie-des-Chaleurs Health Foundation

Department of Pediatrics and external pet therapy service
CISSS de la Gaspésie-Local network of Baie-des-Chaleurs
 419 Perron Boulevard, Maria (Quebec) G0C 1Y0
 418-759-3443, ext. 2305, https://bondfoundation.com
The family will greet relatives and friends at Maison Funéraire Santerre & Fils on Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018, 1230hrs – 1345 hrs.  Louis’ funeral will be celebrated in Maria’s church the same day at 1400hrs .

Your testimonials of sympathy can be expressed in a donation to Baie-des-Chaleurs Health Foundation, 419 Perron Boulevard, Maria, (Qué) G0C 1Y0 or https://bondfoundation.com .

Condolence messages can be sent to the following link:    https://www.santerreetfils.com/avis-deces/lavoie-louis-maria-natif-de-pohenegamook-1352


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Obituary announcement for Kathleen Archambault, wife of club member Dick Archambault LM290



ARCHAMBAULT, Kathleen Margaret -Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Kingston General Hospital on Friday March 30, 2018 at the age of 84. Dear daughter of the late James and Mary McGuire. Beloved wife of Richard “Dick” Archambault. Dear mother of Lori-Ann (Bob) Evert, Geoff (Cheryl), Jim and Brian (Diane). Loving grandmother of Caroline (Mike), David (Niki), Sarah, Emily, Christopher, Katie, Julia, Jake and loving step-grandmother of Bob and Jennifer. Dear great-grandmother of Beau, Dawson, Liam, Charlotte, Jackson and her 9 step-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Maureen, Jim, Dennis (Margaret) and Brendan (Pat) McGuire and predeceased by her brother Larry. Dear sister-in-law of Paul (Heather) Archambault. Friends will be received at the Township Chapel of the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME , 435 Davis Drive (Centennial Dr. & Taylor-Kidd Blvd) on Monday April 2, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St Joseph’s Church (393 Palace Road) on Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Kingston General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Sharing Memories online condolences at www.gftompkinstownship.ca13264485

Obituary announcement for old comrade Bob Paul

Robert H Paul Obit Kfs

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Bob Paul at his home in Crofton Manor . Bob was born in Edmonds BC, the first child of William Paul and Ruth (Bates) Paul. He is predeceased by his wife Phyllis (nee Lapp), daughter Wendy Blanchard, son-in-law Brian McCann, and brothers Bill, Jack and Stanley.
Bob is survived by his sister Barbara, brother Doug, his three children; Louise (Bruce), Jim (Nancy), Margaret (Bruce), son-in-law Deyril and his nine grandchildren; Callum, Bronwen (Ian) Kaitlin, Alexander (Christine), Robert, Wesley, Sean, Kelsi and Mark, two great-grandchildren Morgan and Seamus; along with extended family in B.C., and beyond.
Bob was raised in Burnaby/New Westminster attending T.J. Technical High School and became a car-man in the C.N.R. repair shops. After serving five years in the Royal Canadian Corp of Signals during WW II, he returned home in 1946 and attended the University of British Columbia, graduating in 1952 with a BASc. in Civil Engineering.
Following university Bob joined Canadian Bechtel Ltd., and thereafter enjoyed a full career in the engineering-construction industry with the Bechtel organization, retiring in 1987 after a distinguished and rewarding 35 years of service. At retirement, Bob was Vice President and Director of the Bechtel Petroleum line, President of Bechtel Canada Ltd., Bechtel Quebec Ltd., and a Director of the three principal operating companies of the Bechtel Group, San Francisco. He was also a former member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, and the Canadian Business Council of National Issues.
Bob and Phyllis had a 65-year marriage of adventure. They travelled the world for work and leisure; living in Toronto, San Francisco, Houston, and then finally returning to Vancouver, where they built their home overlooking English Bay. As members of Shaughnessy Golf Club, they continued their love of golf, and made many new friends.
Bob never forgot his humble roots; being generous of spirit he would be, reliably, the first to support, encourage and inspire family and friends. Qualities of loyalty and integrity defined him. He always enjoyed a friendly wager, whether it was on the games of golf or bridge he played, or the football and baseball matches he watched.
Fulfilling one of his dreams, he established an extraordinary gathering place in the Okanagan for friends and family to stay connected. “The Ranch” was a place where Bob enthusiastically participated in the cattle ranch, as well as managing the business. Family Christmases were celebrated yearly at the Ranch, with siblings and grandchildren, forming strong bonds that still exist today.
Robert H. Paul was a remarkable man; a loving family man; an accomplished career professional; an insatiable bibliophile seeking knowledge and understanding. Bob has been a beacon of optimism for the family;he will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life for Bob will be held at Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Vancouver, on April 15, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully acknowledged to a charity of your choice.

NOTE:
WW II PICTURE IN VANCOUVER SUN SHOWS HIM AS LIEUTENANT.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Obituary announcement for club member Jim Wilson LM166

Robert James Wilson

WILSON, Robert James –  MWO R.J. Wilson CD (RET) RCSigs after a long illness at the Glen Stor Dun Lodge, Cornwall on Thursday March 22, 2018 at the age of 90 years.  Beloved husband of 61 years to Angela (née Bembenneck) Wilson. Loving father of James (Linda) of Sylvan Lake, Alberta. Sadly, missed by his grandson Aidan Robert Wilson.  Predeceased by his parents Robert T. Wilson and Agnes (née Emberg) Wilson.  Dear brother of Ronald Wilson (late Claire) of Cornwall. Predeceased by his brothers Percy and Douglas (late Louise). Also, survived by many nieces and nephews.  Born in Lancaster, where he was known as “Sonny”, Jim went on to proudly serve in the Canadian Armed Forces for 30 years.  He had several theatres of service, but most notably Korea (UN), Germany (NATO), and Cyprus (UN), along with numerous postings in Canada.  After retirement, he returned to Cornwall where he joined the staff of Cornwall and Area Housing for a period of twelve and a half years.  He had a voracious appetite for history and genealogy.  Jim had a great wit and his storytelling will be missed by all.  Resting at the Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall where visitation will be held on Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 9-10:45 AM. The Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated in the chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home on Monday March 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Rite of Committal at a later date in St. Raphael’s Parish Cemetery, South Glengarry, Ontario. If so desired, contributions in his memory to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute 40 Ruskin St, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7 (www.ottawaheart.ca) would be appreciated by the family. Online messages of condolence may be made in the obituary section of: www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca

 Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 are requested to assemble for a tribute at Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday at 7:30 PM.

Obituary announcement for old comrade Ambrose Gillis

Ambrose Gillis

1938-2018

Ambrose Gillis
Ambrose Gillis
It is with saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our father, Ambrose aged 79, on March 21st, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. Born in North Sydney, Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Joseph Gillis and Lucy (MacNeil) Gillis.

Ambrose was a veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, enlisting at the age of 22 and serving during the years 1960 to 1972. He was trained as a Teletype and Crypto Operator and was stationed in Halifax, NS, Petawawa and Borden, ON as well as overseas in Soest, Germany from 1966 to 1969. Ambrose reached the rank of Sergeant and following his military career, continued to use his communications skills as a Radio Communicator with the Canadian Coast Guard employed at stations in Ketch Harbour and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia until his retirement in 1997.

Ambrose is survived by two daughters, Valerie Gillis, Halifax, NS and Kimberley (Michael) Proulx, Charlottetown, PE; grandchildren, Danielle and Benjamin, Charlottetown, PE; two sisters, Jenny (Ches) Liska, North West Arm, NS and Sophie Gakis, Calgary, AB as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, James Bertrand Gillis and Joseph C. Gillis, both of Boisdale, NS, infant twin brothers, Archibald and Michael, and his sisters, Mary MacSween, Beaver Cove, NS and Sr. Margaret CSM, Antigonish, NS.

As his heart was always back home, a celebration of life and private interment to be held in Cape Breton at a later date. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Association for Community Living NSACL.
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