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William Giguere

William "Bill" Giguere

Sunday, January 4th, 1942 - Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Obituary

GIGUERE, William “Bill”

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, after a brave journey with cancer on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 77.
Beloved Husband and best friend for 53 years of Raili Giguere. Much loved father of Chris Giguere (Jenny Corlett) and Andrew Giguere (Cynthia Wilson Giguere - deceased). Will be missed by grandsons, Ronan and Dashiell.
Survived by brothers Charles (Bernadette), John (Elaine - deceased) and Mike (Flo). Will be remembered by his nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of William “Bill” can be made to the University Hospital Kingston Foundation 55 Rideau Street , Suite #4 Kingston, Ontario K7K 2Z8 , KGH Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario. During his working career, Bill reinvented himself many times. He was employed as salesman for many years at a local radio station, a partner in a small business, a teacher at St. Lawrence College, sat as a member on the Board of Referees, an Investment Advisor and in retirement worked as Chief Proctor at Queen’s University. He was a past President of the Chamber of Commerce, an active member for many years with the local provincial PC party and in the past was an active participant in the Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs.
Bill enjoyed his retirement while his health was good and travelled with Raili on many cruises and vacations. He loved the game of golf, which he continued to play until this past summer and was enthusiastic about perfecting his skills.
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John Giguere

Posted at 08:13pm
Dear Raili and family,
Bill will be deeply missed,
Your brother-in -law
John
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Carolyn and Harvey Quantrill

Posted at 03:11pm
Our sincere sympathy Raili in the passing of Bill. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family at this sad time.
Take care and know that you are in our thoughts.
Carolyn and Harvey
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Jack Thompson

Posted at 01:26pm
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Jack and Lise Thompson

Posted at 01:18pm
We want to offer our deepest sympathy to Raili Chris and Andrew for their great loss. Bill and Raili have been in our lives for many years, Through personal careers, children and social gatherings, from Sault Ste Marie to Kingston, we continued a long friendship. We will not forget Bill's passionate arguments regarding politics, his competitive golf games and the good scotch we enjoyed drinking with
him, We lost a good friend! Lise and Jack Thompson

Pictures below are of Bill and Raili on a cruise with us and Bill enjoying Cirque du Soleil with us in Kingston last year.
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Bryan Mercer

Posted at 11:24am
Dear Raili, Chris and Andrew:

I was saddened to read of Bill's passing today. I have many fond and funny memories of Bill when we worked together at CKLC/CFLY-FM, beginning in 1978. I was a true green horn in the business and Bill took me under his wing and spent many patient hours teaching me the radio sales business. He was a gentle man with a great aptitude to listen. We had many laughs at that job over the years... some of them intentional. He'll know what I mean. Keep this good man's fond and fun memories close to you, as I hope they can ease the pain of loss at this time.

Most sincerely,
Bryan Mercer
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