Harold Gosselin passed away April 27, 2011 at the Christine Morrison Hospice after a brief but brave battle with cancer. Harold was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba on November 16, 1933. Harold is survived by his wife, Jane (recently celebrating 57 years of marriage on March 27, 2011), their children Patricia (Rick) Davies, Denine (John) Verigan, grandchildren Alicia, Camilla, Joscelyn, Bronwen and Kaytlin, great-grand children Breian, Brett and Clarisse and his brother Robert (Diane) Gosselin and their children Nadine, Joel, Mathieu and Robert in Manitoba.
He was predeceased by his parents Joseph Alfred Gosselin and Claris Pierson and sister Claudette, his step-brothers Amie,Felix, Ella and Lois Labelle. Harold and Jane have lived in Mission for 47 years. In his earlier years Harold served with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles in Canada and in Germany attaining the rank of Corporal. Harold was an employee of Meeker Cedar Products for over 30 years before taking early retirement. He was a handyman and helped his family and friends with many “fixing” projects. He also loved to fish. Together he and Jane hosted many memorable family and friend meal events over the years. He will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends.
The family wishes to thank everyone who helped them through this very difficult time.Dr. Parin Patel of the West Heights Medical group and a very big thank-you to the Christine Morrison Hospice staff who made Harold`s final days comfortable. In lieu of flowers, donations would be welcomed to the Christine Morrison Hospice Mission BC.