Joseph Emile Comeau

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    We regret to advise of the death of Joseph Emile Comeau of Bangor NS in the Yarmouth Regional Hospital on 2 January 2008 at the age of 89 years.

    Emile was born during the Spanish flu epidemic just after the First World War. He was raised among sawmills and owned and operated a logging truck in the years leading up to the Second World War. Emile was a veteran and served in the Royal Canadian Engineers in Petawawa ON.

    Returning to Bangor after the war, Emile owned and operated 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, until he retired.

    A funeral mass was held at the Sacred Heart Church, Saulnierville NS. {dcDec19wd} [zsd, zpp]