Henry Joseph EusÃ©bÃ¨
Henry Joseph EusÃ©bÃ¨ Gagnon passed away peacefully on August 16th, 2007 at the age of 88 years. He was born October 15th, 1918 in Mont-Laurier, Quebec. The family moved to St. JÃ©rome Quebec I’ll Gagnon when Henry was a young man.
Henry was predeceased by his father, Henri, his mother, Aurore, sister, Clarence and brother, Gilbert. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 65 years, Ida Julie (Moreau) Gagnon of Vernon, B. C., his five children and their families: son, Robert (Linda) Gagnon of Calgary, Alta., four daughters; Jeannette (Marcel) Desrochers of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Cecile (Ed) Tremblay of Vernon, B.C., Giselle (Rick) Nelson of Calgary, Alta., Liliane (Maurice) Dauvin of Calgary, Alta., ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and his siblings, three brothers; Frank, Luciene, Jean Jacques, two sisters: Gabrielle, Madeleine all of St. JÃ©rome, Quebec, one aunt, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended relatives and friends. Henry, as a young man got a job on a farm as a labourer in Saskatchewan. He met his future wife that summer and they got married the following year. During the course of his life he had many jobs. Henry was very handy in trades like plumbing, electrical, masonary, mining and bush work. He also built several of his own homes. His main occupation was landscaping, which he did for 25 years in Saskatchewan. During these years Henry and his wife raised five children. His favourite hobby was panning for gold in Alberta and B.C. He retired to Vernon where he had been residing till his passing. Henry will be sadly missed by is wife, family and friends.
Funeral Service for the late Henry Gagnon will be held in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Mr. Burke Heimann officiating. Burial to follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Pleasant Valley Tea Room. Flowers gratefully declined. Those friends wishing to make memorial donations in memory of Henry Gagnon may do so to the charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to
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