Norman Joseph Gaudet
Norman Joseph Gaudet, age 73, of Pennfield, NB, passed away on July 30, 2021 at Bobby's Hospice in Saint John, NB. Born in Little Brook, NS, on May 16, 1948, a son of the late Daley and Marguerite (Belliveau) Gaudet of Little Brook, NS.
He is survived by his wife Brenda (McGarrigle) Gaudet; a daughter, Misty Gaudet (Saief) of Montreal, Quebec; a son, Jason (Angie) Gaudet of Canal, NB; one brother Robert (Brenda) Gaudet, Pennfield, NB; three sisters: Hilda (James) Doucet, Little Brook, NS, Shirley (Charles) Grant, Hammond Plains, NS, and Doris Quinn, Saulnierville, NS; his in-laws: Colin (Ruth) McGarrigle, Lorna (Gorman) Harris, Mary Bustard, Frank (Noreen) McGarrigle and Coralee (Rob) McBriar; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Norman was the very proud papa of his grandson, Ben Gaudet, of Canal, NB.
Predeceased by his parents; one sister, Anita Hooper; two brothers-in-law: Mike Quinn and Lorne "Sonny" McGarrigle; nephews Chris McGarrigle and Jimmy Doucet; and one close cousin, Victor Belliveau.
Norman left school at an early age to work on different fishing boats: lobster, scallop, herring and draggers. On November 4, 1974, he moved to Blacks Harbour and worked for Connors Bros., Impress/Ardagh for 38 Years. In 1988, he was promoted to Shift Supervisor until his retirement in 2011. On June 7, 1975, he married the love of his life, Brenda McGarrigle. Norman served on the Blacks Harbour Fire Department for 13 years. He was also a volunteer ambulance driver for a number of years. In June 1979, Norman joined the Blacks Harbour Police Department for approx. 11 years. He enjoyed moose hunting with his best friend, Roger Paris, spending time on his computer, listening to French Acadian music, going for long walks, going to Tim Horton's and spending good times with his family and friends. Norman enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his grandson Ben, who he loved so much.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB. Visitation will be held at the Wesleyan Church in Blacks Harbour on Monday, August 2nd, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held from the Blacks Harbour Wesleyan Church on Tuesday, August 3rd at 2 pm. Interment will be made in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery.
A special thanks to the nurses and staff of the NB Extra-Mural program, Kindred Home Care, Bobby's Hospice, Charlotte County Cancer Society, St. George PharmaChoice, and Norman's special nurse, Lynn Tucker. Norman's family will be forever grateful to our wonderful families for all of their help and love. In Norman's memory, a donation to the Charlotte County Cancer or Bobby's Hospice would be appreciated by the family.