J. Normand Guérin

December 31, 2013 

J. Normand Guérin

December 31, 2013 

Obituary for J. Normand Guérin

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our father, Norm Guérin of Arnprior Ontario, Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013, after a very courageous and dignified fight with pulmonary fibrosis and cancer, He will be missed by his daughters Anne Guérin-Desjardins (Louis) of Ottawa, and Michele Smith (Wesley) of Kingston and his sons Philippe Guérin (Danielle) of Ottawa and Christophe Guérin of Vancouver. Dear brother of Francine Carswell (Bryan) of McNab Braeside. Also survived by 7 grandchildren; Rebecca (Paul), Richard (Nancy), Sean (Lynette), Joshua, Scott (Sarah), Laura (Noel), and Krista (Alex) as well as 4 great grandchildren; Danica, Keir, Nathaniel and Molly and a nephew Christian Carswell. Born in Ottawa to the late Almanzor Guérin and the late Gabrielle Mondoux. Norm's successful career began with General Foods. He then joined the Fisheries Dept. and travelled across Canada. Moving on to the Department of Foreign affairs for numerous assignments as Trade Commissioner in Japan, Paris,France (twice, second time as Consul in Lyon), Cameroon, Barbados, New York and Kuwait. Norm loved life; representing Canada overseas as a diplomat, as well as cottage life at Sand Point where many friends and family will remember him always behind the grill.

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