Camille J.'s Story
Camille J. 'Cam' Fournier, age 89, of Wilson, died on Sunday, December 25, 2016 in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Cam was born on June 10, 1927 in Piercefield, NY, the son of the late Camille E. and Madalen (Lamar) Fournier.
He was a 1944 graduate of LaSalle High School and enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in November of 1945. Cam served in the Pacific Theatre and was honorably discharged with the rank of ETM3C in December of 1947. In September of 1951, he married Margaret Peggy Anne Dengate and they moved to Wilson in 1959. Peggy Anne predeceased him in 2012. Cam was employed as an Electronic Technician by the NY State Thruway Authority, serving the Niagara Section of the Buffalo Thruway for 25 years, retiring in 1995. He was a communicant of St. Brendan on the Lake RC Church in Wilson. He enjoyed spending time in the Adirondacks and loved his family get togethers.
He is survived by his children, Patricia (late Gerald) Penna of Rochester, NY, Theresa (Randy) Ludlow of Salt Lake City, UT, Paul (Carol) and Joseph (Carole) Fournier, both of Lockport, Daniel (Diane) of Wilson, Michael (late Laurie) of Avon Lake, OH, and Leo (Gretchen) Fournier of Ransomville; 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Jeffrey Fournier of Raleigh, NC; and a sister, Mary (James) Warne of Sanborn.
Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Wednesday from 2-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 29th at 10:00 AM at St. Brendan on the Lake RC Church, 345 Lake St., Wilson, with the Rev. Jozef Dudzik officiating. (Please assemble at Church) Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.
Please visit hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online condolences.
Published on December 27, 2016