Emile Gauthier

GAUTHIER: Emile Rene age 74 of Swift Current, SK and formally of Ponteix, SK passed away on January 1, 2018. The funeral service was held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from Notre Dame d'Auvergne Roman Catholic Church with Father Guy Amedee Ainemon officiating. The organist was Daniel Roberge and the soloist was Rita Lemay. The readers were Dennis Auger and Guy Roberge, the offering were presented by Monique Lemay and Aline Wiebe, alter servers were Denis and Armand Cloutier, the lighting of the candle by Gertie and Armand Gauthier and communion by Lise Couture. The cross bearer was Irene Auger and the urn bearers were Dean, Jared and Alex Lucas. The interment service took place from the Ponteix Parish Cemetery. Emile is survived by his loving wife Bernie; daughter Lise (Mark) Lucas and their sons Dean, Jared and Alex; sons Luc and Victor Gauthier; brothers Henry (Jane), Armand (Loretta) and Roland; sisters Yvonne (Bobby) Liboiron, Odile (Raymond) Boutin and Gertie Gauthier; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Albert and Jeanne Gauthier; brothers Rene, Phil, Arthur and Maurice; sisters Claire, Marianne, Therese, Alice and Simone; and nieces and nephews. Emile attended Ecole Confort and Ponteix Elementary schools. He married Bernie Auger in Ponteix on July 11, 1966. He worked at Stringer Garage, Carignan Motors as well as drove a school bus for 30 years as well as contract janitorial work. Emile was a member of the Lions Club, Knights of Columbus and was a volunteer with the fire department. Emile enjoyed golfing, fishing, building bird houses as well as numerous woodworking projects. He enjoyed playing cards with friends, going out for coffee and the company of friends around the bonfire. Donations in Emile's memory may be made to the Foyer St. Joseph Nursing Home P.O. Box 450 Ponteix, SK S0N 1Z0 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan 1738 Quebec Avenue, Unit 26 Saskatoon, SK S7K 1V9. Lemieux Funeral Home in care of arrangements. For further information please call 1-306-625-3925 or visit our website at www.lemieuxfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy to the family in our book of condolence.

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