Emilier Joseph Gaudet

"The Gaudet family would like to express their appreciation for the many cards, condolences, food, support, and offers of help that were given during this very difficult time. We are blessed to know so many lovely people." - Yvonne Gaudet and family 

Emilier Joseph “Bill” Gaudet, passed away November 1, 2022 in the Hants Community Hospital with family by his side.  Born in Concession, Nova Scotia on February 4, 1933, he was the son of the late Fabien and the late Celine (Saulnier) Gaudet.

He is survived by his loving wife of 67-years, Yvonne (Belliveau) Gaudet; sons, James Gaudet (Annette), John Gaudet; and daughter, Dr. Lisa Gaudet Thompson; grandchildren, Dustin, Marc, Marli, Joey, Ryan, Liam, and Camryn; and great-grandchildren, Ayden, Conor, Khole, Marcella, Charlotte, Elliott, Nora, and Esme.

He was predeceased by his son, Stephen Gaudet (Jane).  He was the last remaining member of his immediate family being predeceased by numerous brothers, sisters, half- brothers, and half- sisters. 

From the age of 16-years until his retirement he was employed by Minas Basin Pulp and Paper, Hantsport.  During his retirement years he enjoyed many long walks around town chatting with his friends and neighbors.  He also loved when his family members and friends came to visit, but he especially loved taking trips out West to visit other family members. 

Special thanks to the staff at Hants Community Hospital for taking such good care of him for the last four months.

Burial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lester H. Atkinson and Serenity Funeral Home, 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook, NS, B4R 1B9 (902-679-2822).