Ronald “Ron” Manuel
1944 – 2019
Ron Manuel, husband of Yvonnisse (Gallant) Manuel of Napan, passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Monday evening, July 29, 2019 at the age of 75.
Born in Chatham, on April 8, 1944. He worked for CN in Moncton for the first part of his working career before moving back to Baie Ste Anne and becoming the Bank Manager of the Caisse Populaire. He worked for an Investor’s Group and then finished his working career with the Baie Ste Anne Fisherman’s Co-op as the Manager. He was part of the board of director’s for the Miramichi Hospital and Caisse Populaire. He truly enjoyed golfing as a great pass time.
Ron is survived by his wife of over 50 years Yvonnisse (Gallant) Manuel; one daughter, Huguette Manuel Gardiner (Sinclair) of Napan; two sons: Claude Manuel (Flavie) of Moncton and Denis Manuel (Paula) of Fort McMurray, AB; six grandchildren: Joshua, Charmaine, Cedric, Alycia, Danielle and Nadia and one great grandson, Jayden; two sisters: Melinda Theriault of Baie Ste Anne and Antoinette McIntyre of Miramichi. He was predeceased by his parents Caroline and Raphael Robichaud, daughter Lise and son Paul.
Visitation was held at Adams Funeral Home, 140 King St., Miramichi on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial was held at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 11 am with Father Paul LeBlanc as Celebrant. Music for the service was provided by guitarist Mireille McIntyre and choir: Gisele Theriault, Lorraine Manuel, Adeline Martin, Colette Savoie, Janice Turbide, Marcia Gaudet Manuel, Armande Savoie and Colette Doucette and the hymns were “Jesus Meroici Devant Toi”, “Amazing Grace”, “Alle-luia”, “Unevoix Un Visage”, “Saint Saint”, “Que Tues Grand”, Ye Souh” and “Pour Le Grand Voyage”. The scripture readings was read by Cedric and Alycia Manuel and the Prayers of Intercession was given by These Theriault. The eulogy was presented by May Martin.
Honorary pallbearers were Everett Doucet, Paul Martin, Ulysse Manuel, Yvon Richard and Melvin Doucet. Interment was held in St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Baie Ste Anne, NB.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Hospital Foundation Palliative Care Unit, Hospice Miramichi or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone (506) 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to www.adamsfh.ca
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