Daniel James “Danny” Fournier, husband of the late Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Roberts) Fournier, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Petersville, NB on August 30, 1935, he was the eldest son of the late Lawrence and Hazel (Freeze) Fournier.
Danny had a long career as a machine operator with Irving Pulp and Paper where he made many lifelong friendships. He will be remembered for his sense of humour and for being a kind gentleman. Danny loved the simple things in life, but especially his family and friends.
Danny is survived by his two sons, James (Kim) and Lawrence (Sharon) both of Saint John; four grandchildren, Bill Fournier of Alberta, Selena Fournier Winn (Andrew) of Saint John, Matthew Fournier (Janyce Landry) of Saint John and Curtis Fournier (Stephanie Duchesne) of Dartmouth, NS; six great-grandchildren, Kayla Ferris, Billy Fournier, Kylie Bowland, Elizabeth Fournier, Maxwell Winn and Vivian Winn. He is also survived by three sisters, Olive Oram (Ron), Alice Vicars (David) and Pauline O’Rourke; his brother, Douglas Fournier (Beverly); several nieces and nephews. Additionally, he is survived by sister-in-law, Judy Fournier; former daughter-in-law, Susan Boyce and special family friend, Audrey McLean. He was predeceased by sisters, Verna Yoston, Helen Bond, Roberta “Cookie” Ferguson and Gloria Davis; brothers, John, Charles and Bruce and brother-in-law, Karl O’Rourke.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Liturgy, which will be held at Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM. The family strongly encourages masking. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Diabetes Canada or Romero House. Online remembrances and condolences may be placed at www.BrenansFH.com.