It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Raoul Cormier, 80, of Dieppe on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019.
He was the son of the late Tilmon and the late Marie (née: Collette) Cormier of Bouctouche.
Prior to retirement, Raoul had worked at CN for 36 years. He was an avid hockey fan especially for his Montreal Canadiens. He was a judge at the Champlain Raceway and a very proud man that enjoyed family times at the cottage aux Fond de la Baie in Bouctouche.
He is survived by four children: Carole (Gilles) Richard, Daniel (Cindy Vick), Janice (Alphée) Allain and Joanne (Guy Couturier); three granddaughters: Mélanie Richard, Monica Richard (Mario Landry) and Josée Poirier- (Josh) Dickinson; his sisters: Georgine (Louis) LeBlanc, Bernice (Guy) Maillet, Béatrice (late Jean) Allain; his brothers: Régis (Lucille) Cormier and Ronald Cormier; several brothers and sisters-in-law as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Bernadette (née: LeBlanc) and by his sister, Louisa (Emilien) Thériault.
Visitation will be held at the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe (857-1901) on Friday from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm.
A Celebration of the Word will be held at the Chartersville Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 11 am.
Interment in the Chartersville Funeral Home Columbarium, Dieppe.
Donations to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
A special thank-you to Dr. Nadine Roy who supported him during the years, Unit 4-A of the Dumont Hospital and to the workers of Résidence-Moncton for the excellent care and compassion given during the last few years.