Received from club member, Terry Murphy:
My dear friend Fred Churney died on 8 May 2018. R.I.P Fred V.V.V.
as received from Larry Rodgers. Fred was a lineman for many years and passed away in London, On.
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 , at the Santerre & Fils Funeral Home, located at 24, rue des Geais in Maria.
Visiting hours are from
Louis' funeral will be celebrated in Maria's church the same day at
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 , 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
Don Weatherall (July 21, 1931 – March 9, 2018)Don went peacefully home to be with the Lord at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice in Kanata on March 9th at the age of 86. He was born on a warm, sunny day in Ottawa to Hilda Mary Redman and Francis Harold Weatherall. At the age of 8, he developed his lifelong interest in electronics by reading his Uncle Mel’s Popular Mechanics magazines and made it a career.After his graduation from Ottawa Technical High School in 1949, he joined the Canadian Army Signal Corps where he studied electronics. From 1953-1974, he worked for the Department of National Defence. His next position as a Foreign Service Technician at External Affairs took him to various places including parts of Africa, Belgium, and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment.His interests included amateur radio, reading, listening to music, fixing broken mechanical equipment and electronics, and feeding squirrels. After his retirement in 1987, he enjoyed a quiet and happy life.He is predeceased by his brother David, and is survived by his dear older sister Phyllis. He will be dearly missed by his wife Michèle, daughter Reva Atkinson (née Lynn Weatherall), her husband Peter, grandson Alex, and extended family. Don’s family would like to express their deep gratitude and appreciation for the staff and volunteers at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice, and the staff from St. Elizabeth Home Health, all who cared for him.