It is with sadness yet appreciation for a life well lived that the family of Arthur Joseph Cormier, loving husband of Audrey (Dionne) Cormier, announce his passing that occurred on Thursday December 6, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born 1923 in Saint John, he was the son of the late Andrew and Olive (Babineau) Cormier. Arthur was a proud veteran serving in the RCNVR from 1941-1945. Following his service, he was employed with the DVA as a nursing orderly for 38 years retiring in 1988. He was a member of the RCL Branch #2 and a long-time member of the Assumption Parish. Arthur was a humble man with many talents, including gardening, carpentry and playing the mouth organ. He always kept himself apprised of news and current events; he enjoyed many genres of music and watching the Lawrence Welk Show. Besides his wife Audrey of 51 years, he is survived by his children; Linda, Daryl (Michelle), Greg (Shinobu) and Audrey Marie “Mimi”; daughter-in-law Mary; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as his brother Ron and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his children Doug and Carolyn; son-in-law Bob; grandchildren Benjamin and Michelle; siblings Bella, Ralph, Eva, Fred, Freda, Lawrence, Rina, Joe and Maria.
Visitation will be held at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd. on Sunday December 9, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Tribute to a Veteran Service will begin at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Our Lady of Assumption Church on Monday December 10, 2018 at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family would appreciate donations to the charity of one’s choice.