Obituary of Gilles Groulx Sr.
Groulx, Gilles Sr. – passed away suddenly, yet peacefully, at the Pembroke Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the age of 76 years.
Gilles Groulx Sr. of Petawawa, husband of the late Jocelyne Groulx (nee Dufour) and partner of Sheila Stacey, Chapeau. Father of Gilles Groulx Jr. (Nancy Dunbar) and Ginette Richardson (Joe Medeiros). Pépère to Taylor Bjornstad-Groulx, Andrew Dunbar, Logan Martin, Andrew Vandette & Nicole Richardson. Arrière grand-père de Lilith, Callaghan, Jackson & Roch. Son of the late Gaston & Annie Groulx (nee Lunam). Gilles Sr. is 1 of 13 children: 8 brothers & 4 sisters. Also remembered by Sheila’s children Bruce Noel (Elaine) and Bonnie Filippi and their families.
Respecting Gilles Sr. wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Chapeau, Quebec on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Interment of ashes in St. Pierre Catholic Cemetery, Fort Coulonge, Quebec. Arrangements entrusted to the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke. DUE TO THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS REGARDING COVID-19 SET FORTH BY THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, A LIMITED NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE PERMITTED TO ATTEND. Please call the funeral home at 613-732-3637 if you wish to attend the service and an appointment will be arranged. FACE MASKS OR COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED. You are welcome to bring your own face mask or one will be supplied to you upon arrival. (As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association would be appreciated.) Online condolences and donations are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.