Shediac, NB – Willie P. Poirier, 83, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, January 13, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
Born in St-Edouard-de-Kent on April 20, 1929, he was the son of the late Pierre and Régina (Belliveau) Poirier.
Willie will be sadly missed by his three daughters, Diane Richard (Léo-Paul), Marie-Jeanne LeBlanc (Francis) and Louisa Poirier, all of Cocagne; six sons, Paul-Emile (Lorraine) of Ste-Marie-de-Kent, Albert (Rachel) of St-Norbert, Jean-Eudes (Danielle) and Bernard (Jeannine), both of St-Edouard-de-Kent; Roger (Donna) of Miramichi and Mario (Rachel) of Bouctouche; two brothers, Albert Maillet (Hectorine) of Shediac and Treflé (late Dorice) of Bouctouche; one sister, Adèle LeBlanc (Aldéric) of Bouctouche; seventeen grandchildren; also by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Rosanne (2008); one son, Joseph Bernard; two brothers, Henri and Fred; and two sisters, Alice and Aline.
Visitations will be at the Slumber Room in the Ste-Anne-de-Kent RC Church on Tuesday, January 15, from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and on Wednesday, January 16, from 9:30 am until time of funeral.
Funeral service will be held at the Ste-Anne-de-Kent RC Church on Wednesday, January 16, at 11am.
Donations to the Lung Association or to the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Passage Funeral Co-operative,
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050