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CORMIER, Joseph Emile

CORMIER, Joseph Emile, 86, of Kelowna, BC, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 31, 2016 at Sunpointe Village Retirement Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 4th at 11:00 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC.  Survived by his wife Edna of 58 years; son Richard (Beth); daughter Michelle (Bruce); his brothers: Gerald (Irma), Leandre (Anna); sister Dorilla; grandchildren: Emily (Nathan), Jeffery and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.  He was predeceased by his parents and sister Yvette.  Joseph was an extremely loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to all.  After two careers, one in the RCMP for 24 years and his second with Air Canada for 17 years; Joseph retired and spent the next 20 years going on many adventures and travelled the world with the love of his life, Edna.  Joseph was an honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus, a life member of the RCMP Veteran’s Association, an Air Canada Pionaire and a volunteer to the community or where ever he could give a helping hand.  A special thank you to the staff at Sunpointe Village for their loving care and support of Joseph during his final months and days.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, through St. Charles Garnier Parish.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Friday, November 4th at 11:00 am

St. Charles Garnier Parish

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Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, through St. Charles Garnier Parish.


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The service for CORMIER, Joseph Emile is scheduled for Friday, November 4th at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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St. Charles Garnier Parish

3645 Benvoulin Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Marilyn Budd says:

    My deepest sympathies to each of you in the loss of your dear “Papa”.

  • Dave & Cheryl Taylor says:

    Richard, Beth, Emily, & Jeffery – Thinking of all of you and your family with our sincerest sympathies.

  • Joan and Preston Routledge says:

    Fond memories of your parents visiting, thoughts and prayers sent your way at this time of loss.

  • Karen Hocquard(Thomas) says:

    My deepest condolences to Michelle,Edna and family. Wish I could be be there with you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. Love from the Thomas family.

  • Jane and Greg Keith says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy.

  • Dave and Heather Beckett says:

    Our heartfelt sympathies to Richard, Beth, Emily & Jeff, at this time of your loss of Father and Papa. He will always be remembered as such a fine gentleman. Praying for you.

  • Willis Enhelder says:

    i’m so sorry to hear about your loss he was a great man he will be sorely missed .

  • Bob Cormier says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you this week! Uncle Emile will be missed by many. However, our memories of the moments shared with him will live on with us!

    Leandre, Anna, Paul, Normand, Roger and Bobby.

  • Leanne and Mark says:

    Our love and thoughts go out to you all. He was a wonderful human being and the world is a better place for having him in it for a long life time. He had that special smile and twinkle in his eye that made so many people’s day.
    We are so very sorry for your huge loss.
    Lots of love,
    Leanne and Mark

  • Joan & David says:

    You are in our thoughts as you mourn and honor this courageous man. You have many memories to cherish. He led an interesting and, at times, very dangerous life. It took courage to travel alone as an RCMP officer enforcing the law in the far North.
    Love, Joan & David

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