passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side at Nanaimo General hospital January 15, 2015 at the age of 54 years.
He was predeceased by his father George and brothers Regent and Girard. He will be sadly missed by his wife and best friend Lori LaVallee Philion and his daughters Isabelle (Louis Rocque), Kyla (Brandon McCaig), grandchildren Amelie and Jeremy, Mother Rita Philion and sisters Johanne Thivierge and Lynne Philion, plus numerous nephews and nieces
He was a loving caring person and will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched. Andre had an unexpected sense of humour that lightened many a moment.
Andre was born and raised in Clarence Creek OntarIo and moved out to Parksville in 2004 where he met and married Lori and started a new life. When Andre was not hard at work he was very active in the outdoors, and loved to travel.
A celebration of life will be held at Deez Bar and Grill, Wednesday Jan 21 at 1:30-3:30. A funeral service will be held in Clarence Creek the following week. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Hospice Society