Edgar “Uncle Ed” Joseph Theriault

Edgar Joseph Theriault, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on Dec 31, 2012.

Ed is survived by his son David, daughter Linda (McMeekin), daughter-in-law Yvonne, son-in-law Bill and granddaughters Cerise and Gizelle and grandsons Paul and Lanfah. Ed is also survived by three brothers and three sisters living in Quebec, New Brunswick and B.C.

Ed was a well known personality of Bowser/Qualicum. Ed and his wife Pauline moved to Qualicum in 1978 on his retirement. He was an active member of the Bowser Legion and obtained a Life Membership in 2010.

Ed was an avid fisherman and lived for the salmon fishing off Qualicum Bay, heading out from the former Costa Lotta in his little boat, Kum Wiz Me. He made many friends during his time and was commonly known in the community as “Uncle Ed”.

The family would like to thank staff of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for their kindness and comfort to Ed and family.

A Memorial service will be held in the Bowser Legion on Saturday, January 12 at 1:30pm. For those wanting to make a donation in lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Bowser Legion.

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