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Charlie Boisclair

January 20, 1938 - September 6, 2011

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On Tuesday September 6th, Mr. Joseph Charles “Charlie” Boisclair of Oliver passed away at Sunnybank Centre at the age of 73 years.
A memorial service for the late Charlie Boisclair will be held at 1:00 pm. Thursday September 15th at Park Drive Church with Pastors Peter Neave and Bart Thomas officiating.
Charlie was predeceased by his parents Obeline and Pete; sisters Jeanne LeMaire (Rosario) in 2009 and Rose Walton (Brian) in 2008; his brothers Leo (Jean) in 2010 and Ed (Maureen) on September 5, 2011.
Charlie is survived by his loving family including his wife Debbie; three sons, Michael (Laura) of the Dominican Republic, Robert (Ann Marie) of Edmonton and Darcy (Angie) of Oliver; two daughters, Annette (George) of Saskatoon and Michelle (Glen) of Osoyoos; fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He is also survived by his siblings, Alsid (Lorraine), Nida (Martin), Alma (John),
Theresa (Bob), Diane (Jack) and George.
Charlie was born in Nobleville, Saskatchewan. He worked in the roofing business his entire career and moved to Oliver in 1969 and started Boisclair Roofing Company and served the community for thirty years.
He loved helping others and volunteering in his community of Oliver for some thirty years. Charlie was instrumental in forming the Oliver Lions Club and was a Charter member. During his dedicated time with the Lions, he also served as Lions president and Zone chairman.
An avid outdoorsman, Charlie loved to fish and hunt and spend time in the woods.
He also enjoyed working with wood and creating many wonderful projects.
Donations gratefully accepted to the Alzheimer Society.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Annette Froy (nee. Boisclair)
Relation: Oldest Daughter

I’d like to thank everyone who is here today for the Memorial Service of my father Charles (Charlie) Boisclair. There was two things my dad loved to do, one is traveling and the other is to meet people. He did both extensively all his life. I have learned to do the same since I was a little girl when my family lived in Sportsman’s Bowl, north of Oliver. When I was around 7 years old, my dad went out and bought a snowmobile. I was so excited to see him driving around the front of the house with my two brothers, I remember him telling me to jump on the back and hang on. I was so excited and hung onto my dad feeling the wind blow in my face. I loved every minute of that ride on the back of that snowmobile with my dad. About half way through the ride my dad started to head home, we ducked between some trees and a branch pulled my hat off. Not even thinking, I jumped off the back of the snowmobile and ran back the few feet and grabbed my hat, laughing the whole time. I heard my dad yell back, “Come back Annette I’ll slow down if you are scared of me going too fast”. I ran up to him and gave him a hug and said, “No dad, I’m not scared, I have you with me”. I will always remember that moment, among many others and will have you in my heart forever, Dad. Love your Daughter, Annette.

From: Annie and Adrian Zandvliet
Relation: my sister Inlaws brother

Dear Debby and Family so sorry about Charlie he was a good men he is at rest now my thoughts are with you all.
I was glad I seen you after the service
Our sincere condolences Adrian and Annie

From: Louis S. Huppee
Relation: Cousin

Debbie & Family:

Those we love remain with us
For love itself lives on,
And cherished memories never fade
Because a loved one’s gone.
Those we love can never be
More than a thought apart,
Far as long as there is memory,
They’ll live on in the heart.

Extending our deepest sympathy to all family members….
Louis & Doreen

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 15, 2011
Beginning at 1:00pm

Location:
Park Drive Church
36672 - 79th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial service for the late Charlie Boisclair will be held at 1:00 pm. Thursday September 15th at Park Drive Church with Pastors Peter Neave and Bart Thomas officiating.

36672 - 79th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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Memorial Gifts may be sent directly to:
       
The Alzheimer Society
104 – 35 Westminster Ave. E
Penticton, BC
V2A 1H7

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