Gillis Briand husband of Kathleen (McGovern) Briand, passed away Friday June 7th, 2019 at the Foyer Notre Dame-de-Lourdes, Bathurst, following a brief illness, at the age of 88.
Born in Douglastown, Qc, he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence (Bourget) Briand.
Gillis was a retired Air Canada employee for over 31 years.
Besides his wife of Bathurst, he is survived by three children: Sharon Dimitroff (late Earl) of Beresford, Wendy Bryar (Martin) and Kevin both of Edmonton, AB.
Four grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
One brother: Graham (Lilles) of Calgary, AB.
Several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held Tuesday June 18th, 2019 at 2 p.m. from the Elhatton Funeral Home (www.elhatton.com) Chapel, Bathurst.
Donations in memory of Gillis can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.