In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
AMYOTTE, James Patrick - age 81 years of New Ross, passed away peacefully at the Valley Regional Hospital on April 21, 2013. Born on January 1, 1932 in Pembroke, ON; he was the son of the late William and Philomene (Soulier) Amyotte. Jim served with the Canadian Armed Forces from 1949-1974, retiring as Chief Petty Officer, 2nd Class; he also proudly sailed on board HMCS MAGNIFICENT and HMCS BONAVENTURE transporting peace keeping troops to Egypt and Cyprus. Jim was an avid outdoors-man, and had a passion for fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Canadian Naval Air Group (CNAG), a leader with Scouts Canada and a member of the Senobe Aquatic Club.
Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Lorraine (nee Boyce) of New Ross; son Paul (Peggy) Amyotte; daughter Dale Amyotte; step daughter Sandra Lloy (David) all of Dartmouth; brother Bernard Amyotte of Brockville, ON; sister Dorothy Smith of Florida; brother in law Garnet (Donna) Kent of Halifax; sister in law Patricia Chevrier of Dartmouth; grandchildren Jonathan, Matthew, Sarah, Lauren; step grandchildren Ritchie, Shawn, Alexander and Jessica; step great grandson Wesley; also by numerous nieces, nephews and a large number of extended family members. Predeceased by his first wife June in 1992, stepdaughter Sherry Anne Fancy; brothers William, Roland, Lawrence and half sister Blanche McCormack.
In keeping with Jim's wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of life and sharing of memories will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 2-4pm from the Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home, New Ross Location (4935 Hwy 12 New Ross). Burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim made to the Children's Wish Foundation would be greatly appreciated by his family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home and Crematorium, New Ross. (689-2961). (Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home)
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