Denis Gauthier

July 23, 1940 - October 30, 2012 

Denis Gauthier

July 23, 1940 - October 30, 2012 

Obituary for Denis Gauthier

Denis Gauthier, age 72 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
Born in Wotton, Quebec on July 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Philias and Lia Drapeau Gauthier. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Colette Gauthier.
Mr. Gauthier was a fighter pilot with the Canadian Armed Forces for 37 years, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was the leader of the Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team in 1975 & 76. Mr. Gauthier enjoyed golfing, stained glass and woodworking in his spare time. He attended Grace Calvary Episcopal Church.
Surviving are wife of 35 years, Kay Gauthier of Demorest; son, Marc Gauthier of Barrie, Ontario; daughter, Danielle Eastman of Penticton, British Columbia; grandchildren, Dean Gauthier, Keith Gauthier, Victoria Eastman and Eric Eastman.
Memorial services are 11:00 am Monday, November 12, 2012, at Grace Calvary Episcopal Church with Rev. Dena Bearl officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Doctors Without Borders, online at www.doctorswithoutborders.org or call (212) 763-5779; St. Jude’s Children’s Research, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Grace Calvary Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 490, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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