James Archibald Grenier

October 21, 1929 - July 30, 2011 

James Archibald Grenier

October 21, 1929 - July 30, 2011 

Obituary for James Archibald Grenier

In Loving Memory of
Mr. James Archibald Grenier
1929 – 2011

It is with great sadness that his family announce his passing on Saturday July 30th, 2011 at the Anson General Hospital at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years Remona Grenier (nee Pender), his children Elaine Clenesk (Ted), Stewart Grenier (Missy), Jody Grenier (Cindy), Shawn Grenier (Marie), Linda Lascelle (Norm), his son-in-law Ken Nichol, his 24 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, his sisters Ramona Renwick (the late Donald), Shirley Thomas (Gord), Fern Mousseau (Leo), his brother Thomas Grenier (Doris). James will also be sadly missed by numerous nices, nephews, relatives and many friends. He was pre-deceased by his father Ovila Grenier (1975), his mother Dorothy Grenier (nee Nelson) (2002), his daughters Leianne Hunter (1987), Darlene Nichol (2009), his brothers Leo Grenier (1978), Onisieme Grenier (1993) and his sister Betty St-Jacques (2009).

Jim was a devoted husband, a loving and supportive father a doting grandfather and great grandfather and a loyal friend. We are all blessed to have known such a wonderful man. He worked in the bush with his father since the age of 12, then became an equipment operator until his retirement at the age of 67 and he kept running the family farm with his dear wife and children.

Committal service will be held on Friday August 5th, 2011 at 1 pm at the Porquis Cemetery with Reverend Melanie Kirk officiating. A celebration of his life will follow at the Porquis Agricultural Hall.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Anson General Hospital and would be greatly appreciated by his family. If you wish to send online condolences to his family or to share your memories of James please visit www.irvineandirvinefuneralhome.com

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Irvine & Irvine funeral home, 641 deTroyes Avenue, Iroquois Falls, for information please contact 705-232-4006

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