1929 – 2015
With broken hearts we announce the passing of our loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, Armand on August 16th, 2015 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 85 years.
Armand is survived by his wife Betty, to whom he was married for 62 years; his son, David (Marianne); his grandson, Dusty; one brother, Leo (Olga); two sisters, Vivian Fladager and Marguerite (Hans) Horne; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred and Simone Gauthier; his daughter, Shelly; three brothers, Ted, George and Arthur; and his sister, Delina Doell.
Armand lived a full life, farming and logging, then retiring after 25 years of being a millwright in both Golden and Lumby. Armand’s passion consisted of his family and fishing. He was actively involved in bowling and curling leagues and loved to watch baseball. Armand was also a member of the Lumby Lions Club while living in the Lumby area. He always loved to share his memories of growing up on the family homestead. He would share stories that could either make you laugh or cry.
Armand was a loving husband and father who always took care of his wife and children before himself. He will be greatly missed; his laugh will always be remembered; his hugs felt for an eternity; his love that he gave so freely, will forever remain in our hearts.
In respecting Armand’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no funeral service held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Armand to the Lung Association of B.C., P.O. Box 34009, Postal Station D, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4M2.
Cremation arrangements were made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • 250-542-1187