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LOUIS ARTHUR VENEDAM

Funeral service for the late Louis ‘Arthur’ Venedam, 83, South Side Harbour, Antigonish, was held September 7 in Ste Croix church, Pomquet, with Father Andrew Gillies officiating, assisted by Deacon Art Riley.

Mr. Venedam died August

Funeral service for the late Louis ‘Arthur’ Venedam, 83, South Side Harbour, Antigonish, was held September 7 in Ste Croix church, Pomquet, with Father Andrew Gillies officiating, assisted by Deacon Art Riley.

Mr. Venedam died August 31, 2019, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital.

Readers at the funeral Mass were Bernadette George and Linda Chiasson. Connie Venedam-Marchand and Pat Venedam presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by Ste Croix Church Choir, under direction of organist Carmel MacPherson.

Urn Bearer was Francis Venedam.

Born March 22, 1936, in Pomquet, he was a son of the late Leander and Mary Marceline (Doiron) Venedam. His mother died when he was two and his brother, Joe, was five. They were raised by their paternal aunt Agnes and her husband Francis Doiron, as well as his father. He lived most of his life in South Side Harbour as a farmer and pulp cutter. He lived life simply, enjoying drawing, colouring, listening to music, watching Blue Jay games, and playing cards.

He is survived by Kenzia and Remington Doiron, who were like his grandchildren; two nieces, Connie (Richard) Venedam-Marchand, Patricia Venedam; nephew, Francis (Wendy) Venedam; special friends Cory Doiron, Tulsa Timmons.

He was predeceased by his parents; aunt and uncle, Agnes and Francis Doiron; special companion, Diane Doiron

Memorial donations may be made to Ste Croix Cemetery Fund.

Online condolences: www.MacIsaacs.ca



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