Gillis Briand

  • Gillis Briand 1931-2019

  •  Date of Death: June 07, 2019
  •  Location: Bathurst

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 ( Chapel, Bathurst.

Donations in memory of Gillis can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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