It is with great sadness that we announce the final journey of Paul-Emile Surette. He passed away peacefully on Thursday March 16th, 2023 at the age of 71 at his home with his family by his side.
Born in Grande-Digue, he was the son of the late Léopold and the late Rita Surette (Hébert).
He was lucky enough to be able to receive his care at his home. The family is grateful for the excellent service he received from the oncology unit, doctors and nurses at the extra mural.
Paul-Emile had a life filled with adventure and travel. He was employed at Jasper Park Lodge (Alberta), Via Rail and ended his career as a chef at the Sainte-Anne Hospital.
Paul-Emile loved his family and his friends. He is survived by his partner, Omer A Bourgeois and their dog, Sancho; His sister, Lorraine (Daniel) Bourque of Shediac; his brothers: Bernard (late Rosella), Maurel (Brenda) both of Grande-Digue, Réginald (Jeannette) of Haute-Aboujagane, Jean-Louis (Exelda) of Shediac; his sister-in-law, Bernice Caissie-Surette of Grande-Digue; as well as nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Leonard and Gerard.
Visitations will be held at Passage (3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge) on Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Per Paul-Emile’s wishes, there will be no funeral service.
Donations in memory of Paul-Emile can be made to the New Brunswick Lung Association or to Pépére Boîte à Lunch.
The family invites you to sign a condolence book online at:
Arrangements under the professional care of the
Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.