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ARTHUR (ART) POIRIER

Date of Passing: Oct 21, 2013

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ARTHUR (ART) POIRIER It is with utmost sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Art on October 21, 2013 at age 55 after a very courageous battle with cancer. Art will be truly missed by his wife Julie née Hamonic, sons Patrick (Michelle), Julien (Jill), Jérémy (Dina) grandchildren Caden, Ethan and Fenix. Also to mourn his loss are his mother Emilienne, numerous family members and countless friends. He will be welcomed in heaven by the members of his family (his father Armand, his brother Claude, his sister Jeanette, father-in-law Léon) and his many friends that have gone before him. Art loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a very good business person and he often used his numerous talents to help people in need. He also loved to be with people (mainly to make them laugh), Miami Beach, his numerous collectibles but the "love of his life" was his family. He greatly appreciated their selfless support throughout his life but especially at the end of his journey. The family would like to thank all those who supported Art in countless ways during the last several years. Rest in peace "Art the Fart"! Funeral services to be held at the Otterburne R. C. Church at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 26. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. C'est avec beaucoup de peine que nous annonçons le décès d'Arthur Poirier le 21 octobre 2013 à l'âge de 55 ans. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse Julie née Hamonic, ses fils Patrick (Michelle), Julien (Jill), Jérémy (Dina); ses petits-enfants Caden, Ethan et Fenix. Il laisse aussi dans le deuil sa mère Emilienne, plusieurs membres de sa grande famille ainsi que de nombreux amis. Il sera acceilli au ciel par les membres de sa famille qui l'on précédé (son père Armand, son frère Claude, sa soeur Jeanette et son beau-père Léon) ainsi que ses nombreux amis. Arthur aimait la vie et la vivait pleinement. Il était une très bonne personne d'affaires et à maintes reprises il a utilisé ses nombreux talents pour venir en aide àtous et à chacun qu'il voyait dans le besoin. Il aimait aussi être avec les gens (surtout pour les faire rire), Miami Beach, mais sa plus grande amour était réservée pour sa famille. Il a beaucoup apprécié leur appui inconditionnel pendant sa vie et plus particulièrement au courant des derniers mois. Je t'aime mon ChouChou Le service funéraire pour célébrer sa vie aura lieu en l'église d'Otterburne le samedi 26 octobre à 11h00. Au lieu de fleurs un don peut être envoyer au Children's Wish Foundation. Vita Funeral Home In Care of Arrangements 204 425 3114

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 25, 2013

Condolences & Memories (19 entries)

  • rest in peace Arthur, thank you for listening, make the people in heaven laugh now, - Posted by: liliane bangay (cousin) on: Nov 24, 2013

  • I was so very sorry to hear about Arhur's passing away. I could not make it to the funeral as I was out of town that day but certainly would have attended if I would have been in town. My condolences go out to all of his family and many friends who will miss him tremendously. Rest in Peace Arthur. - Posted by: Liliane (Roy) McRae (Friend) on: Nov 04, 2013

  • Je suis tellement contente qu'il a pu aller voir ses Habs la saison passée. On vous garde tous dans nos prières! - Posted by: Colette et Michel Roziere (friends) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Julie, Poirier family: Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. It was a pleasure to have known Art. - Posted by: Sheila MacCoy & Gar McDuffe (beach friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • An awesome man that we were blessed to have met. Always made us laugh with his humour. We will truly miss Art. Sympathies and condolences to Julie, Jeremy, Patrick, Julien and the rest of the family - Posted by: Doug , Val , Cortney cook (Friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • I started working for Art as a painter when I was 14 until I was 21 (seasonally) I could sit here and rattle off thousands of stories about my experiences with Art almost all of them hilarious but the one lesson Art taught me was that no matter the situation; laughter is the best medicine ! You will never know how much your friendship has meant to me buddy ! You are truly one of kind! RIP ART - Posted by: philip poirier (cousin and friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • So sad to see such an inspirational, grateful and loving man that made a difference in so many peoples lives. Arthur was such a happy man who could make people smile and laugh just by his presence. He will be sadly missed by so many people. Our sympathies go out to the Poirier family. God Bless - Posted by: Musso Family (Family Friends) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • We were blessed to have known Art in his many capacities. He was a "state of the "art" comedian - exceptionally funny!! Our most sincere coNdolences to Julie, Patrick, Julian & Jeremie and all of his wonderful family. We will miss you! - Posted by: Aline & Claude Boisjoli (Friends) () on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Words cannot express how much our family loved Art. He was our contractor, our friend, a neighbour at Miami beach and "just like a grandpa" to our kids. He was an amazing man who loved Julie, his 3 boys and all the rest of his family so much and appreciated everything they did for him! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Art's family during this difficult time. We will always love and miss him, he will be deep in our hearts forever! We love u Art, Rest in Peace! Karen, Luc, Nicholas, Tyler and Katelyn - Posted by: Karen Collette (Friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • To have known Art was a blessing. he touched our lives in so many ways, I find it hard to breathe air knowing he is gone and how his family who we also love will suffer this great loss, u will be missed but not forgotten. we will carry u in our hearts - Posted by: Sandy Maccoy and Rick Zolinski (friends ) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • We are so saddened to hear of Art's passing. He was truly a one of a kind guy. Art had a special way of brightening every day. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Julie and the whole family. RIP my friend. - Posted by: Gordon & Debbie Green (Friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • I didn't know you that long, a couple of curling seasons, but you sure made us laugh. The world lost a very good man, rest now, and make people laugh in heaven. My sympathy to the family. - Posted by: Richard & Angele Gagnon (friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Words cannot express how saddened we are from Art's passing! With no surprise He fought till the end with his usual humorous self! Heaven has gained a comedian and it will be rocking of laughter up there! Our sincere condolences to Julie, Patrick, Julien, Jeremy, Emilienne, brother-in-law, sister and the rest of the Poirier family!! May God give you strength to pull through your tough days! XOXO - Posted by: Chantal, Bob, Jordan and Riley (Friend of family) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Rest in peace Arthur Seraphin I have good laugh with Art when we made a play together. I was Donalda. People from ste Anne never laugh so much and myself also. this will be an awesome memory for myself and all the old folks at the villa Youville. rest in peace my friend. My deepest sympathy to the family. Donalda. Rita - Posted by: Rita (Clement) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • I'll always miss this guy. Art was an awesome funny guy and just seemed so happy all the time. Miami beach and his western town was awesome. I'll never forget him. Rip old man :) - Posted by: Quentin Robidoux/harms (Friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Our hearts go out to all the family. He was a great guy with a great sense of humor. He will be dearly missed - Posted by: The Fillions (friends of Miami Beach) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • My heart is with all of you right now. Art was one of the greatest men I have ever met and I feel blessed to know I had the pleasure of getting to know him. Love you all. He will never be forgotten - Posted by: Amanda (Friend of Family) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Art's passing. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. The Welburn Family - Chris, Jess & Grace - Posted by: Jessica Welburn (Miami Beach) on: Oct 25, 2013

  • May you RIP Art. You were such a great friend and all of the old CHMM Housing crew will miss you dearly. Our sincere condolences go out to the family. - Posted by: Yvette Spence (Friend) on: Oct 25, 2013

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