Vaillant, Edmond Joseph
Mr. Edmond Joseph Vaillant, age 92 years, a lifetime resident of the Baird farming community passed away peacefully at the T.B.R.H.S.C. on Thursday, July 15, 2010. Edmond was born in Port Arthur on July 14, 1918 to Darcy and Clara Vaillant. He was a man who loved his family and spending time with them, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He and his wife Stella served as foster parents for over 30 years. Edmond had a passion for his farm and his community where he provided a wealth of knowledge to everyone. He operated his dairy farm during the 37 years he worked for NorShore Ready Mix. He loved showing his cattle at local fairs acquiring various trophies and ribbons along the way. He was a lifetime member of St. Augustine R.C. Church. He will be dearly missed by his children: Marlene Valley (Barry Graham), Gabriel (Thelma) Vaillant, Russell (Gail) Vaillant, Darcy (Sharon) Vaillant, Paulette (Wayne) Henderson, Julian Vaillant and Janie (Trent) Orton; 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, as well as by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was predeceased by his wife Stella, his parents, brother Patrick, sister Florida, grandson Robin and son-in-law Ed Valley. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 when family and friends will gather in Corpus Christi R.C. Church for the Funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by Rev. Richard Kowalchuk. Following the reception the interment will take place in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 19th beginning at 6:00 p.m. in St. Augustine R.C. Church, Townline Road, where the Vigil Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. led by Rev. Henryk Augustynowicz. As expressions of sympathy memorials the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Sargent & Son Funeral Directors, 21 N. Court Street.
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