GENDREAU, Charles (Chuck) E.

Chuck passed away peacefully, November 19th at the age of 80 years, with his children by his side, following a courageous battle with cancer. Chuck is survived by his children Denise (Tom) DeSorcy, Michele (Dwayne) Thornhill, Anthony (Kathy) Gendreau and Geoff Gendreau; grandchildren, Mike(Kyliane), Sara DeSorcy, Aysa Thornhill and great grandson, Keaton Gendreau, as well as by many siblings in Ontario. Chuck was born in Windsor to a very large (11 siblings) family. He joined the military where he served for 32 years. His career took him and his family throughout many places in Canada and Europe. Following retirement, dad made beautiful Hope, BC his home where he lived for the past 23 years. Chuck enjoyed sports throughout his adult life from baseball to hockey to curling. He was an avid golfer and long-time member of the Hope Golf Club. When not golfing, he enjoyed camping and spending time with family. He will be forever missed by his children, grandchildren and great grandchild as well as the many friends whose lives he touched. We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the staff at Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack for all their incredible support and care of our dad during his time there. We would also like to thank Dr. Bull and Dr. Demian for their gentle care and support of dad over the past 6 months.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 15th at 2:00 pm at the Hope Golf Club. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the BC Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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