Passed away suddenly at his residence on December 15, 2020 in his 81st year. Beloved husband to Eugenia for 60 years. Loving father of Christine (Ed Mason) and William (Dawn). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Robyn Purvis, Steven, Jason and William Jr. Precious great grandfather to his best friend Noah Purvis. Survived by his brothers John (Lynn), Robert, Pierre, and by his sisters Pierrette and Brenda. Predeceased by his parents Lorenzo and Gertrude, his brothers Richard and Jacques, and by his sister Lucette. Gilles retired from INCO after 30 years of employment. He loved to golf especially the yearly southern trips with all of his golf buddies. He also loved movies and his cars!
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Help a Child Smile.
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A Memorial Tree was planted for Gilles
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Armstrong Funeral Home & Chapel Inc.