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In Memory of Augustin Morier

Victor Augustin Morier passed away peacefully in Orleans on October 3rd, 2020 at the age of 93.

Augustin was born in La Broquerie, Manitoba on December 28, 1926. He was the son of the late Henri Jules Morier and Georgina Boissinot. Augustin was married to the late Thérèse Bourdon for sixty-five years. His brothers Henri, Paul, Fernand and Émile and sisters Élise, Henriette (Le Saux), Lucie Reta and Justine (Therrien) predeceased him.

He leaves behind his children Gilles (Danielle Ménard), Irène (Yves Laviolette), Rolland (Janet Hood) and Alain (Brigitte Bénac), five grandchildren Claire (Phillippe Pearcey), Lianne, Eric, Martin and Simon, his brother Vincent Morier and his sister-in-law Rose-Aimée, and many nieces and nephews.

Augustin acquired a strong work ethic from a young age helping his widowed mother and brothers run the farm. He had a long and distinguished career as an air traffic controller in Winnipeg and Montreal which included a year-long secondment in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) with the International Civil Aviation Organization. Remembered as warm, jovial and curious, Augustin loved discovering new places and cultures and was an avid fisherman who enjoyed good food, the company of family and friends, and the telling of a good story followed by a good laugh.

The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Heritage Funeral Complex, 1250 Trim Road, Orleans. Due to on-going travelling and gathering restrictions, the funeral service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County.

The family wishes to extend its gratitude to the staff of the Promenade residence in Orleans for the cheerful support and excellent care provided to Augustin.

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