CHARRON, Francois, WO (Ret’d), CD, RCLS

CharronFrancois passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family in Gatineau on Thursday August 17th 2023 at the age of 62.  Beloved husband of France Riopel, cherished father to Marc-André and Isabelle (Kyle Fournier) and proud “Pépère” of Talia and Layla.

He will be dearly missed by his friends at the Buckingham Curling Club and brothers and sister-in-arms.

Friends and family are invited to pay respects at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood Ave. Ottawa, Saturday August 26th after 9:00a.m.  Memorial Service will be held in the Sacred Space at 10:00 a.m. followed by urn interment at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces at 11:00 a.m.  A gathering for remembrance will take place afterward. In memoriam.

In memoriam, if you wish to, please direct any donations to Oncology at the Gatineau Health Foundation.

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