Left to mourn his great loss, are his wife, who was the love of his life and best friend, Rose (Rosie) Harvey; son, Ryan Benedict (Jessica Snow) and Ryan's mother, Jayne Wagner) Sackville, N.
(The Times Colonist ) HMCS CAYUGA BLANGER, Marcel H. Martine Gagnon, nurse, for their great dedication to Mr. After his retirement from the navy, he worked for Canada Post and then with the RCMP for 22 years.Proud "Grand-papa" of 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. His love of the Navy was with him throughout his life.He went on to graduate from the University of Toronto in 1950, Western University in 1953 and to marry his soulmate Louise in Chicoutimi in 1954.(1924-2016) - Peacefully passed away on April 21, 2016 at the age of 91, commander and retired from the Royal Canadian Navy, husband of Thrse Gourdeau. He spent his remaining years volunteering with Abbotsford Community Policing and attending UFV where he was working towards a degree, when he wasn't traveling with Patricia.Predeceased by his son Pierre, he will be fondly remembered by his children Michel (Marie), Denis (Tokiko), Paule (Eric), Nicole (Steven), Andr and Sylvie (Hlne), his grandchildren Balthazar, Nomie (Paul), Sbastien (Jackie), Antoine and Miyala, his brothers Andr (Jeanne) and Jacques (late Mary), his brother-in-law Claude S. The funeral service will be held at St-Joseph de Mont-Royal, 1620 Laird, T. He will be forever remembered for his generous and caring heart and especially for his never ending supply of jokes.