April 6, 1948 – April 8, 2013
Richard David Cloutier beloved husband of Sheila of Calgary, passed away with his wife by his side on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the age of 65 years.
Richard was born on April 6, 1948 in Windsor, Ontario. He met his beloved wife, Sheila Mockett, at Essex District High School and they were wed in 1971. They celebrated the birth of their first son, Justin and moved west in 1981 to settle in Calgary were he began a lengthy career in the oil and gas industry. Their second son, Matthew, was born while they were living in High Level. The family settled in Calgary for the final time in 1997. Richard will always be remembered for his sense of humour, his dedication to his family and his resilience.
Richard will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by wife Sheila Cloutier; sons Matthew and Justin Cloutier; mother Bertha Ulch; sister Caro (Ken) Lepain; brothers Dale Cloutier and Jim (Sherry) Cloutier; and sisters-in-law Dorothy (Larry) Merritt and Donna (Phil) Pickles.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. A Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Palliative Home Care Program, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. The family greatly extends their thanks to Dr. Dean Ruether, his staff and Home Care Palliative nurses Pat Silva and Doreen Fry. The family would also like to recognize the Nexen community for all their care and support.
In living memory of Richard Cloutier, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences