With sadness, we announce the passing of Mr. Rosaire William Couillard, loving husband of the late Evelyn (Lanteigne) which occurred at Bobby’s Hospice on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Born in Green River, New Brunswick on February 20, 1934, he was the son of the late Alfred and Yvonne (Dube) Couillard.
Rosaire worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator with Irving Equipment and as a Brakeman for CNR. He enjoyed spending time with his family and going to the dances with his friends that he loved so much.
He is survived by his children; Alfred ‘Fred’ (Lois), Robert (Nancy), Yves (Brenda Lee), Daniel, Eugene (Mary) and Lise McDougall (Brian). Rosaire is also remembered by his sister Marie Thibodeau (John Hood) and his 9 grandchildren; Troy, Curtis, Alex, Matthew, Devon, Ashley, Denise, Daniel, Evelyn, Amanda, Samantha, Patrick and several great grandchildren.
In addition to Evelyn and his parents, Rosaire is predeceased by his son Rosaire Couillard, brother Yvon Couillard, sister Alfreda Parent (Amedee) and granddaughter Victoria Couillard.
Resting at the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) with private visitation being held on Thursday, February 18th from 2-4PM. Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated from the Fundy Chapel on Friday, February 19th at 10 AM with Father Kenneth Weir presiding.
Please note: Due to the pandemic, Rosaires visitation and funeral liturgy will be for invited guests only. You are invited to watch the service online here at https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/view/authorise.php?k=1613513166101129.
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