Raymond Paul Comeau
The passing of Raymond Paul Comeau of Pennfield NB occurred at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on September 13, 2023. Born at Blacks Harbour NB on May 23, 1955, he was a son of the late Dennis A. and Noreen (Richard) Comeau.
A loving brother, uncle, great uncle and cousin, he is survived by his brothers: Brian Comeau and Michael Comeau both of Pennfield NB, John (Faith) Comeau of Sylvan Lake AB, Dale (Sherry) Comeau of Bloomfield NB and Gordon (Michelle) Comeau of Fredericton NB; his sisters: Faith Comeau of Blacks Harbour NB and Carolyn Comeau and Susan Comeau both of Pennfield NB as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, Dennis and Noreen.
Prior to his illness, Raymond was a machinist by trade and a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Millwright and Allied Workers. After attending Blacks Harbour High School and Eastern Charlotte Regional School, where he excelled at basketball, Raymond left school to write for his G.E.D and attend community college, where he obtained his machinist course. He then went to work in the machine shop at Connors Brothers. He later left Connors and became a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Millwright and Allied Workers and went to work for Saint John Shipyard on the frigate program. Following the shipyard, he worked at various jobs and shutdowns and made many friends and acquaintances.
Raymond was an avid sports fan who enjoyed many sports, especially golf. He could be found at home watching Sportsnet as well as patrolling around the house with his faithful partner, Elly. Raymond was also a Tim Hortons regular and was always a fixture at Tims in town with the guys and his Tim’s buddy, Calvin Hanley. Raymond was also a guy who gave the Atlantic Lottery Corporation a run for their money, having won several big prizes, including two in a month. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Resting at the St. George Funeral Home (506-755-3533), 26 Portage Street, St. George NB with visiting on Monday from 6-8 pm. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Stella Maris Catholic Church, Blacks Harbour NB on Tuesday at 11:00 am with Fr. Rolando Suplido officiating followed by interment in the parish cemetery. In Raymond’s memory, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.