McQuaid, Francis

Obituary of McQuaid, Douglas Francis

Douglas Francis McQuaid passed peacefully, at the age of 55, surrounded by his loving family on June 23, 2018 at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside. Douglas was born September 15, 1962 to the late Maurice and Alice (Toole) McQuaid of Miscouche. He is predeceased by his eldest brother Charles (Yvonne). Douglas is survived by his loving wife Claudette (Gallant) and his daughter Melanie. His sisters Brita Thibideau (Sonny), Margaret Desroche, Raphael (Marge), Cheryl (Judy), Maureen Belanger (Robert), Brenda Jeffrey. He had numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He will also be missed by his mother-in-law Rosie Gallant, and brothers and sisters in law. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Evangeline Co-op Funeral Home in Urbainville from where visitation and liturgy will be held on June 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. for family and close friends only with funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place in the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery, Miscouche. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations in Douglas' memory to The Children's Wish Foundation or to The IWK. If you would like to send a message of condolence to his family please send an email to Douglas Francis McQuaid The largely attending funeral service for Douglas Francis McQuaid of Wellington, beloved husband of Claudette McQuaid was held on Tuesday June 26th, in the Evangeline Co-op Funeral Home Chapel, Urbainville at 4:00 p.m. with Fr. Eddie Cormier who proclaimed the gospel, delivered the homily and read the prayers of the final commitment and farewell. The readings were read by Jeannette Blaquiere and Charlene McQuaid Fraser. The prayers of the faithful were addressed by Shannon Mayhew. The urn was carried by Larry Powers, Douglas best friend. Song were played during the service on I pad: Something you Get Through (Willie Nelson), Seek Ye First (The Mararathal Singers) and Footprints in the Sand (Leona Lewis). Interment took place in St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery, Miscouche with Fr. Eddie Cormier officiating.
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