MULOIN, William Henry
(1925 – 2007) of Qualicum Beach, BC passed away ?on November 12, 2007.
He was born in Schrieber, Ontario and grew up in the Thunder Bay area of Ontario. He served at sea in The Royal Canadian Navy from 1943 to 1946 during WWII. On returning home he completed his high schooling in Port Arthur, Ontario and then graduated in 1951 from Queen’s University at Kingston with a B’Sc in Metallurgical Engineering.
He spent all of his professional life in the mining industry. He worked 10 years with Noranda Mines at Waite Amulet Mines in Noranda, QC and Gaspe Copper Mines in Murdockville, QC. He joined Picklands-Mather & Co. at the Hilton Mines, Shawville QC in 1961. He was transferred to Tasmania, Australia as General Manager of Savage River Mines in 1968 and returned to Canada in 1971 to Wabush Mines and served as General Manager, located in Sept-Iles, QC until his retirement in 1991. He was a life member of the C.I.M.M. and a member of the S.M.E.
He is survived by three children, William, Kathleen and Peter all of Montreal. He was predeceased by son Joseph and daughter Shannon. Also survived by brother Darcy of French Creek, BC. He will be missed by his eight grandchildren, James, Jennifer, Thomas Jay, Zachary, Rachelle, Matthew, Xavier and Meghan, all of Montreal.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate expressions of sympathy be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Yukon BC Division
A celebration of his life at the Parksville Funeral Home
on November 16th, 2007 at 1:00 pm