Joshua Billard

Died: Fri., Feb. 7, 2014


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In loving memory of Josh Billard, a resident of Rockville.  Survived by his wife, Lorraine and children, Rod (Sharon) and Rhonda (Roger predeceased).  Josh is remembered by his grandchildren, Lisa (Chris), Derek (Chrissy) and Matt (Melissa).  Josh was also a special "Pom" to Connor, Cowan, Paige, Reegan, Reese, Parker and Dani.  Josh was born in Grand Bruit Newfoundland to his parents, Elisabeth and John Billard (predeceased).  Josh was 1 of 7 children, including Lew, Flo, George, Doug, Lloyd and Jack.  Josh worked at INCO for 30 years and retired to Manitoulin Island or as he called it "God's country".  Josh is best remembered for his wonderful sense of humour and strong work ethic.  Josh passed peacefully at the Manitoulin Centennial Manor on February 7, 2014 at the age of 88.  Cremation with no services.

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Brock and Brenda chisholm
   Posted Sat February 08, 2014
Sending you our deepest sympathy, keeping you in my prayers and thoughts, I always loved sharing a joke and laugh with josh at the bakery , he will be missed

Helen Cooper and family
   Posted Tue February 11, 2014
Dear Lorraine and family,
You have our deepest sympathy for your great loss of Josh. He was always kind, generous and anxious to help anyone who needed assistance. He will be remembered by all of us for his generosity and good nature.

James Billard
   Posted Tue February 11, 2014
Please accept my condolences, Uncle Josh has been in my thoughts with the passing of Dad and a few years ago. I remember vacationing as a young boy on the island and Josh did say it best as referring to the area as God's country. He will be missed and I offer my heartfelt sympathy.

Jamie Billard
Dartmouth NS

Blake and Maria Bowerman
   Posted Wed February 12, 2014
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Josh , rest in peace.

Michael Allison
   Posted Mon March 03, 2014
Rhonda, I'm very sorry for your loss, your dad was a very good man. I will always remember your dad walking by the cottage every day and dropping in on us when we were out ice fishing and always happy and smiling

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