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Joseph "Gerald" Comeau

November 18, 2020


Joseph Gerald Comeau

February 5, 1935 – November 18, 2020


On Wednesday November 18, 2020 our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 85 years, at Whitecourt Health Care Centre, in Whitecourt Alberta.

He is predeceased by his first wife of 49 years Joy, and his son James. 

Gerald leaves his four children to treasure his memory;  Dean (Rhonda), Lee (Lynnea), Paula (Abel) Dioron and Fay (Michael) Arcand; his second wife, Maxine and step children,  Merry  (Laurier) Laprise, Linda (Rick) Miko, John  (Nadine) Camps and James  (Laurie) Camps.  Along with his children and step - children, Gerald has many beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Gerald is also survived by his cherished sisters, Mildred Arseneau, Geraldine Arseneault, and Maryann Kenny, all of Bathurst, New Brunswick.   

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Whitecourt, Alberta with Father Benjamin Belgica, Celebrant with interment to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery.  

Gerald’s family wish to extend their great appreciation to Dr. Beyers Jr. and the entire nursing and hospital staff for their care and support throughout dad’s illness.

Although Gerald did not die of cancer, in lieu of flowers, the family requests  memorial contributions in Gerald’s name may be made directly to Whitecourt Cancer and Wellness Society, Box 951, Whitecourt, AB, T7S 1N9. 

Condolences may be sent to


Arrangements in care of Joelle Valliere at:

Affinity Funeral Service

#1, 4105 41 Avenue, Whitecourt, Alberta T7S 0A3




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Funeral Service
November 26, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
5538 Mink Creek Road
Whitecourt, AB T7S 1M9

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