It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Leonard Joseph Vautour husband of Constance (Palmer) Vautour which occurred on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Bobby’s Hospice. Born on March 25, 1933 in Saint John, NB, he was a son of the late Frederick and Marie (Ferguson) Vautour.
He was employed with the Saint John Shipbuilding as a burner and plater until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of St. Joachim’s Church and Local 3 Marine Workers Union. Leonard was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Besides his wife of 66 years he is survived by two sons: John (Brenda) Vautour and Rodney (Judy) Vautour; two daughters: Deborah Vautour and Kelly Vautour; one brother: Ronald Voutour; four sisters: Marjorie Loughery, Valerie Cyr, Lorraine Vey and Sandra Noftell; three grandchildren: Kerri (Sam) Parenteau, Jamie (George) Ferguson and Taylor (A.J.) Avalis; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; friends: Faye MacDonald and Dawn Cochrane.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by three brothers: Ernest, Robert and Richard.
Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visiting on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, January 10, 2020 from Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel at 12:00 pm. Interment will take place in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. For those who wish remembrances to Bobby’s Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be placed at www.brenansfh.com.