1929 - 2017
The family of Mr. Georges Etienne Beaulieu sadly announce his death at the age of 88 years, 10 months and 5 days in Gatineau Quebec on December 23, 2017.
Georges leaves behind his beloved wife Paulette Bourgoin Beaulieu after 66 years, 4 months and 8 days of marriage and also his children: Renald Y. (Diane), Michel (Sylvie) and Danny (Linda) all of Longlac Ontario; his grand-children: Timmy (Amélie), Mélanie (late Pascal) (Charles Shane), Bobby (Heidi), Jamie and their mother Diane Quirion Beaulieu, Ashley (Raymond), Nicholas (Corine), Michel (Lynn), Jessie (Stéphanie), Julien, Jaidyn and Addisson; his great grand-children: Kayla, Olivier, Jessica, Anabelle, Hailey, Hunter, Stéphane. He is survived by his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. George was predeceased by his parents, his father-in-law, mother-in-law and several brothers and sisters and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and lots of friends.
Georges was born in Cabano Quebec on February 18th, 1929. He came to Longlac Ontario in 1948 to work, he returned home in Quebec and in 1951 he married the love of his life Paulette. In 1954 he moved his family to Longlac, Ontario and this is where he dedicated his life to his family, raising the children and keeping a loving happy home.
In 1973 he decided to venture off and being self employed with his son into the fuel business «Georges Beaulieu Husky». In 1987 he sold his business to his son and daughter-in-law due to health issues which was then called Beaulieu Bulk Sales from 1987 to 2012.
Georges worked very hard in his younger years for Kimberly-Clark as a pulp cutter after which in 1976 he and his son became partners in the School Bus business called Beaulieu Bus Line that is still in operation today in Longlac and now leaving the same legacy behind with his son and his grand-son under the name of Beaulieu Bus Lines Ltd. He was involved in many groups in Longlac, just to name a few such as The Knights of Columbus which he was an Honorary Member for life, the Legion, he also served as a councillor for the Town of Longlac for 2 terms along with his son whom was the Mayor at that time.
In addition to his regular work, he also worked on additional contracts on Hydro lines and natural gas lines to clear the wood and introduced one of his sons to the forest industry to make a career out of it. To this day, his son is still in the natural gaz industry.
After his long life living in Longlac he decided due to illness in 1984 to move to Gatineau Quebec until his passing. Georges touched the lives of many. He dedicated his life to his family and raising his children. There was plenty of laughter around grandpa. He was always willing to help others. Grandpa always knew what was going on with everyone in his family and always said I love all my kids and their families and he was very proud of all of them. He always said “mom we are blessed”. Georges wanted to stay at home with his Paulette for as long as possible and left this world the way he wanted; he lived fully until his moments.
Visitation will be held at la COOPÉRATIVE FUNÉRAIRE DE L’OUTAOUAIS, 1369, La Vérendrye West Blvd in Gatineau, on Saturday, December 30th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. followed by the ceremony.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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