GILBERT GERALD GAUTHIER

GILBERT GERALD GAUTHIER
(FUJI)
August 12, 1949 – December 25, 2020
In loving memory of Gilbert Gerald Gauthier (Fuji), 71 years, who passed away peacefully with family by his side on December 25, 2020 in Espanola following a short courageous battle with cancer. . Gilbert was born on August 12, 1949 in Espanola, Ontario. Gilbert was a friend to many who came in contact with him. He was always there to help with any project you had on the go. Gilbert’s background as a Millwright made him a wanted individual for most projects. Gilbert worked in the mines from B.C. to Ontario over the years. He also worked in the Espanola Mall in maintenance. Finally as a custodian of a geared-to-income facility in Little Current for the past 14 years where he retired three years ago. Loving father of Julie-Anne Campbell (husband Paul) of Ayr and granddaughter’s Josie and Rebecca Campbell. Beloved son of the late Julia and Rene Gauthier Jr. of Espanola. Beloved grandson of the late Delia and Rene Gauthier of Espanola and Mary and Philip Boudreau of Timmins. Very, very best friend of Starr Heapy and Cory Piche. Gilbert is also survived by brothers Richard “Giboo” Gauthier (wife Maryann) of Espanola, Paul Gauthier (wife Christine) of Australia, Patrick Gauthier (predeceased), Daniel Gauthier of Timmins, Ronald Gauthier (predeceased), and sisters Yvette Lefebvre (predeceased) and Marie Emerson of Courtice. Gilbert also leaves behind numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. The family asks that donations be made to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto on Gilbert’s behalf. There will be no visitation or service for Gilbert. Cremation with a Celebration of Life at a later date with interment to follow in the Pine St. Cemetery in Timmins. Arrangements by Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd, Espanola.