Lt Andre Archambault (Ret'd)
Lieutenant Andre Archambault (Ret'd) of Lighthouse Cove, passed away on 21 August 2008 at Tilbury Manor at age 70.
Andre was born in Selkirk, MB and moved to Welland, ON with his parents as a young boy. He joined the Royal Canadian Engineers at 16 with the 3rd Intake [954-56] of the Sapper Apprentice Program and finished his schooling in Chilliwack, BC. He later undertook other studies at the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean in Quebec. He became an army pilot with fixed wing and helicopter experience from the Canadian Joint Air Training Centre in Rivers, MB where he was promoted to Lieutenant.
After retirement, in civilian life, he made use of his training as Architectural and Engineering Draftsman.
Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W, Tilbury. ON from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Friday, 22 August. Funeral service at the funeral home Saturday, 23 August at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to Canadian National Institute for the Blind or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.