The death occurred with family by his side, at the Prince County Hospital on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 of Joseph "Eric" Barriault of Le Chez-Nous and formerly of Abram-Village at the age of 80 years. Born in Maximeville, he was the son of Joseph Barriault and Clairisse Barriault (née Arsenault) and husband of Cécile Barriault (née Richard) (deceased).
Eric is survived by sons and daughters Denis Barriault (Angèle) of Abram-Village, Donna Woycenko (Randy) of Edmonton, AB, Monique Barriault of Abram-Village, Jeanette Barriault (Danny) of Lower Freetown, Julie Barriault (Louis) of Cape Egmont, Johnny Barriault of Alberta and Michel Barriault (Codi) of Edmonton, AB. He is also survived by sisters Mélina Gallant (Dolore) of ON, Bibienne Bernard (Urbain, deceased) of Urbainville and Aline Richard (Réné) of Egmont Bay.
He will be forever missed by his grandchildren Ginette (Jeremy), Gilles (Celine), Jamie (Amy), Samantha, Nathalie (Robert), Natasha (Brandon), Joey (Michelle), Jesse, Alysha, Jordyn and also by great grandchildren Stephanie, Kale, Jace, Bryce, Zander and numerous nieces and nephews.
He also leaves behind a brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Yvonne (Adrien, deceased), Zelma (Edward, deceased), Nora (Elmer), Mélina (Harold), Donat (Eunice), Aldona (Richard), Donalda (Donat).
Eric was predeceased by his wife Cécile, brother John and sister Nelida "Nellie" Bernard and by a great grandchild Jamie Junior Barriault. Also predeceased by brother-in-law Frederic and his wife Tina and sister-in-law Merie (Adrus, residing at Le Chez-Nous in Wellington).
Resting at the Évangéline Co-op Funeral Home, Urbainville, until Saturday, April 13, 2019 where a funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 p.m. Interment will be held at a later date.
Visiting hours on the day of the funeral service from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Memorial donations in Eric's memory to the Heart Lung Association or to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
We, the family of the late Eric Barriault would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Sharpe, all other doctors, nurses and staff of the Prince County Hospital for the excellent care given to our father. A special thank you to Yvonne (nurse) for being with dad and the family during his final hours. Thank you to all family and friends who called us and visited Eric in the hospital. Also, special thank you, to the staff of Le Chez-Nous for the excellent care you provided to our father. We will forever be grateful. May God Bless you all!
The funeral service for the late Joseph Eric Barriault of Le Chez-Nous of Wellington and formerly of Abram-Village was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Évangéline Funeral Home Chapel, Urbainville.
The celebrant for the service was Father Eddie Cormier who proclaimed the Gospel, delivered the homily and read the prayers of final commitment and farewell.
The first reading was read by Ginette Adams and the second reading by Darlene Bernard. Father Eddie Cormier led the congragation in the prayers of the faithful. Urn bearer was Eric's son Michel Barriault. Hymns were sung by Debbie Rousselle-Montgomery.
Interment will take place in the church cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Évangéline Funeral Co-op, Urbainville.