Joseph Emile Comeau

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    We regret to advise that Joseph Emile Comeau peacefully passed away in his sleep on 2 January 2008 at age 89 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer.

    Emile was raised among the Bangor, NS sawmills and was owner-operator of a logging truck for many years. During the Second World War, Emile joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in Petawawa. After the war Emile was owner-operator of a salt truck in the municipality of Clare and worked in the machine shop at Comeau Sea Foods. Afterwards, he started his own water delivery business, Emile Comeau Water Service. Emile was always passionate about the history of his village and told and wrote many memories during his life..

    Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held 5 January in Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville, at 11:00 am.