Peacefully at his residence with his wife by his side, in Roseisle, Manitoba on Thursday, March 17, 2022, Mr. Roger Gaultier passed away at the age of 75 years.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Diane (née Toupin); children, Mireille (Michel) Rouire, Nina (Logan) Olberg, Natalie (Mark) Van Den Bussche, Jean-Pierre (Catherine) Labossière, Richard (Jennifer) Labossière and Pierre (Mackenzie) Gaultier; grandchildren, Kimberly (Devan), Karina (J.C.), Mélanie (Mitchell), Josh (Jacqueline), Marina (Tyler), Josée (Danny), Dominic, Connor, Liane (Gabriel), Jaden (Tessa), Shyel, Teryn, Samuel, Isabelle, Kyle, Brooklyn, Jillian and Hallie; and his great-grandchildren, Landon, Sara, Hailey, Keaton, Brantley, Bentley, Kinsley, Annabelle, Amélia and Rosalie. Also left to mourn are his brothers and sister, Gerald (Paula) Gaultier, Paul (Elaine) Gaultier, Lorraine (Marcel) Espenell, Bernard (Dorothy) Gaultier and Luc (Ellen) Gaultier and his brothers and sisters in-law, Roger (Diane) Toupin Robert (Lucie) Toupin, Nicole (Gilles) Vielfaure, Marc (Jo-Anne) Toupin, Mario (Corinne) Toupin, Guy (Tina) Toupin, Richard (Monique) Toupin and Lise (Guy) Grenier along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.
Roger was predeceased by his parents Pierre Gaultier and Marguerite (née Dupont); his brother Rene (Agnes) Gaultier; his parents in-law, Norbert and Irène Toupin and by his sisters in law Mona Gaultier and Dolorès Toupin.
Roger, born to Marguerite (Dupont) and Pierre Gaultier, on March 23, 1946. He had six siblings, Gerald, René, Paul, Lorraine, Bernard and Luc.
He started school in St. George and Lee School in Rathwell. He also attended St. Claude for high school. Roger was a very hard working man, he worked in Portage at the base as a painter, then in Stony Mountain as a paint instructor. Then Roger went on to be a trucker, which turned out to be his passion.
Roger met and married the love of his life, Diane Labossière, a single mom of five children, Mireille, Nina, Natalie, Jean-Pierre and Richard, who became his family. His dreams came true after the birth of his son Pierre. Now his life was complete.
Roger was a gentle giant who wore his heart on his sleeve and will be missed for his loving ways.
Funeral service will be held in Somerset, Manitoba at the Notre Dame de la Nativité Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Memorial Service at 1:30pm followed by Funeral Mass at 2:00pm. Interment will take place at a later date in Roseisle, Manitoba.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Roseisle Memorial Rose Garden, Box 65, Roseisle, MB R0G 1V0 or call 204-828-3191 or drop off at the Roseisle Store.
Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements. Phone 204-248-2201. To view the service details and leave condolences, please visit www.afh.ca
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