1929 - 2017
Joseph Ettienne Cyrille Vidal, the love of my life passed away quietly September 19, 2017. Born November 24, 1929 in St. Louis Lotbiniere, Quebec. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 63 years, Gemma, his sons’ Leslie (Sheila), David (Jodi); granddaughter Jessica (Michell) Boucher; great grandson Remi; grandson Andrew ( fiance Synthia) and children; brother in law Guy Voisvert of Quebec. Also many nieces, nephews in Alberta and Quebec. Cyrille was the last living of 13 children.
Cyrille had many trades, welder, pipefitter, millwright and lagger with asbestos. He worked in a saw mill in Hinton, Alberta for 15 years. Moved to Kamloops in 1972 where he started working for Weyerhaeuser pulp mill until his retirement in December of 1989. Another one of his trades was a boat builder, he built row boats, cabin cruisers and kayaks. He played hockey until he was 42, coached hockey in Hinton Alberta and Kamloops. Cyrille loved the outdoors, hiking, fishing and hunting.
Thank you to Dr. Paul Farrell, nurses and paramedics at the Royal Inland Hospital for all your wonderful care.
Donations in Cyrille’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation online at www.heartandstroke.ca
The Funeral Mass for Cyrille will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 635 Tranquille Rd. Father Paul Simms, Celebrant. A Private interment will be held at 9 am on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Hillside Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com