D’ENTREMONT – Anaclet Joseph “Cala”, 82, of Liverpool , passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
Born in Lower West Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., he was a son of the late Louis and Edith (Amirault) d’Entremont.
“Cala”, also known as “AJ”, attended school in Lower West Pubnico and later, in 1950, enrolled in Yarmouth Vocational School. In 1953, he started working for Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited in Brooklyn as a millwright retiring in 1990 after 37 and a half years. He was a member of Local 141 serving as financial secretary and on the negotiating committee. He was president of the Liverpool and District Labour Council now known as the South Shore Labour Council.
Cala was a member of St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, served on the Parish Council as chairperson, was Eucharist minister and was a member of the cemetery committee. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Father Adrian Butt Council 6417, Bridgewater. He volunteered at the Food Bank and did Meals on Wheels.
He is survived by his wife Anna (LeBlanc); daughters Lisa (Stephen) Bowers of Eagle Head, Lynn (Alan) Tomlinson of Walkerton, ON. Sons Robert of Shelburne, Leo of Mill Village, grandchildren Jill, Chad, Jessie, Claire and Ben, great grandsons Gage and Carson. Sisters Jeanne d’Entremont of Middle East Pubnico, Angele Vacon of Ste Anne-du-Ruisseau, Caroline (Ben) d’Entremont of West Pubnico, brothers Benjamin “Bennie” (Theresa), Guy (Aggie), and Gabriel (Evelyn), all of Lower West Pubnico.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Clothilde, Eunice d’Entremont, Aline d’Entremont, Imelda Amiro.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Funeral Mass will be Friday, February 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Liverpool. Father Keith Billard officiating. Burial will be in St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery, College Street, Liverpool. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Liverpool or to the Queens County Branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Leon & Norma Robertson
We are so sorry to hear of Cala Passing. We always enjoyed our talks over coffee. He will surely be missed. A true gentleman. Gone far too soon. Our deepest sympathy to You Anna and your families.
Leon & Norma Robertson
Leo and Ruth
Rest well my friend.
Anna and family, please know you are in our hearts and our thoughts. Cala will be missed on our street, but Anna…you will be well looked after.
Anna and Family.
Very sorry to hear of your loss.Remembering all the laughs and good times we had Square Dancing. Cala had a great smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time.
To All the Family
We were so saddened to hear of Cala’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Walter and Sherri Miller
Anna,Lisa,Leo and all the family: We would like to send our condolences to you all at this time.It is so hard to lose someone who is so special in your life.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Robert & Sally Fader
Dear Anna & family:
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. He was a kind, gentle person and I always enjoyed talking to him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
Diane and Ian Munro
Anna, Lisa,Lynn,Robert and Leo:
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. It was an honour for us to have known Cala. He was a true gentleman and a great neighbour. We will be thinking of you in the days ahead. Our prayers will be with you.
Brian and Kim Mansfield
We are sorry for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
joyce & Mederic dentremont
So sorry for your loss ,Anna .Condolences to the family .
Vicki and Scott Conrad
Dear Anna, Lisa, Leo and family,
We are so sad to hear of Cala’s passing. He was such a warm and caring man. Someone, who I will never forget for his wisdom, his mentoring and all that he did for me and for so many. My heart is heavy knowing I did not get to see him over such a long period of time. May all of your fond and loving memories of the wonderful person he was stay with you in your hearts. Our thoughts are with you during this sad and difficult time. Much love to you all. Vicki and Scott
Sorry to hear of your loss you will have a lot of wonderful memories to comfort you.
Chis and Bev Amirault
Anna, Lisa, Robert,Lynn, and Leo , and family so sorry to hear of Cala’s passing , thinking of you all at this sad time .
Anna, Lisa and family. I was so very, very sorry to hear of A.J.’s passing. I am so grateful to have known A.J. and I was so inspired by him. My thoughts are with all of you.
Ruth Anne Zwicker
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. Such a wonderful person. He gave so much to our community. Thinking of his family at this difficult time. Take care.
We are very sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care and God Bless. Thinking of you Anna.
Ron & Barb Campbell
We are sorry for your loss. Please accept our condolences.
Shirley & Paul Shot
Dear Anna and family: We are so sorry to hear of Cala’s passing and will continue to uphold you and your family in prayer. You have our heartfelt sympathy. May God grant you comfort and peace of heart through this difficult time.
Gordon and Jackie Eisnor
Anna,Lisa,Lynn,Robert and Leo:We are very saddened to hear of Cala’s passing.We have known Cala for a long time and know that he will be greatly missed.Sincere condolences to all his family.
I would like to send my heart felt condolence’s to you and the family .So sorry to hear of his passing.
Donna and John Murray
Cala leaves a loss in our community. He did much for others. Sincere condolences!
Liz and Bill Raine
Liz and I send our most sincere condolences. Cala was a man of dignity and purpose who contributed much to our community. We hope you, his family, find strength in one another and in the support so many send to you
Lisa and family
So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy is being sent your way.
John and Trina Langley
Sorry for your loss.Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Leo, my condolences to you and your family.
Charlene and Roland leblanc
So sorry to hear of n’oncle Cala’s passing. We are thinking of you and the family and hope to see you all soon. Xo
Anna and family, sorry to hear about Cala. He will be missed by his family and many friends. I always enjoyed talking with him over the years but we haven’t seen him lately. Thinking about you at this difficult time. Louise and Wayne.
sorry for your loss.
i will miss him at our coffee group at tim hortons, he will be missed, such a great man.
Barb and Brian Fralic
Anna and Family,
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
Barb and Brian
I am very sorry to learn of Cala’s passing, I would often see him when I stopped at Tim Horton’s in Liverpool. My most sincerely condolences to Anna and the entire family.
Tom and Helen
We are very sad to hear of your dads passing. We send our heart felt condolences to the entire family.
Irving and Jeanette Whynot
To Leo and family .So very sorry for you loss. Cala was a gentleman at all times and he will be missed
Neil & Cheryl Selig
Dear Anna, Lisa, Lynn, Rob & Leo,
We are very sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. He always had a smile and a kind word. He touched so many people with his gentle way. We hope you find strength from one another and your memories give you comfort during this very difficult time.
Tom and Helen Hebb
We send our heart felt condolences to the entire family. We are sadden to hear of Cala’s passing.
Paul and Lea d'Entremont
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. From what I read in his obituary, he will be a great loss to your community. Our most sincere condolences to you Anna and to all the family. Love and prayers for all!
Anna Mom and I are saddened to hear about Cala. He was a wonderful, warm, man, loved by all who knew him. May your grief be eased knowing that his suffering is over and he is safe in the arms of Jesus. Keep all your wonderful memories close in your heart. Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you and your family alway
Alta Mason and Bertha Gerhardt.
So sad to hear of Cala’as passing.. a wonderful man. sincere cxondolences to Anna and family.
I am very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing . When I lived in Liverpool I would see him quite often @ Tim Horton’s .
Jim & Jacqueline Peach
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. Cala was a soft spoken, kind & very knowledgeable guy. Our deepest condolences to the family. Your loss is heavens gain. May God give you each the comfort you need to get through this time of sorrow. 🙁
Roger and Anne
So sorry to hear about Cala,s passing, our sincere condolences to you Anna & family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Hugs to all of you.
Anna and family:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
Anna and family.
So sorry to hear about the loss of Cala. He was such a gentleman, kind to all he came in contact with. Please accept my condolence as he is in a better place now free from pain. Lynn, I have notified Heather & David Starrs and they also send their condolences.
Take care Anna & family and think of all the memories you have.
Margaret and Sheldon d'Entremont
Anna and family.
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing, please accept aur deepest sympathies. We will miss seeing him at Tim’s for little visits.”huggs”
Carol & Roy Dentremont
Anna & family … We are sorry to hear of Cala’s passing may he rest in peace .. Hugs to you and your family take care
Dear Anna and family. I was so saddened to read of Cala’s passing. My remembrances of him will be of a truly good man and his loss will.be one felt by the entire community.
Cheryl and Bill Bouges
Lisa, Steven and families,
Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please except our deepest sympathy and our prayers are with you.
Cheryl and Bill
Terry & Carol Whynott
So sorry for your loss Anna, Leo, and family.
Both Roy and I are so sorry. He was a wonderful person and will be missed. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Sharon & Philip Thorbourne
Anna & Family:
We are very sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. He always had a smile. We hope you find strength from one another and your memories give you comfort during this very difficult time
Dear Anna and family
I am very sorry and sad to read of your dear husband’s passing. Please accept my most sincere condolences.
Betty Lou Wamboldt
To Anna and Family
So sad to hear of Cala passing. Take care.
Anna and family please accept my sympathy to you and your family,you are in thoughts and prayers.
George & Pat Fralic
Anna & family….
So sorry for the loss of your dear beloved Cala….our thoughts &
prayers are with you during your bereavement……
George & Pat
Robert and Marjorie MacGowan
Our condolences on your loss. Cala was a true gentleman.
I was so sorry to hear about Cala’s passing. He was such a kind gentlemen and so friendly to all whom he met. I know he will be greatly missed. Try to remember the good times, it helps. I will be away on Friday but my thoughts and prayers are with you.
With sincere sympathy,
I’m very sad to hear of the passing of your husband Anna and very sad for the children..I’m Anna-Claire’s mother-in-law …you and your daughter gave me a ride from the Lodge to the hospital..In October my husband , Leslie and your husband were in the hospital in Halifax. Your kindness was much appreciated..you and your family are in my prayers..
Leo and Carole Sampson
Anna and Family. Please know that our thoughts, prayers are with you all at this sad time.Frenchie ashe was known was a great work mate.
Barb and Lorne
Dear Anna and Family,
We send our heartfelt condolences on the loss of a truly lovely gentleman. Cala always had time for a little chat and was a beloved man in our community. The number of condolences are a testimony to that fact. Together you raised a lovely family, Anna, and we always considered it a privilege to have known and taught your children. Much love is being sent to all the family.
Angie & Walter Croft
Dear Anna and Family:
We send our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Husband/Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Dear Anna & Family. Sincere Condolences to you all at this sad time. Cala was a true gentleman and contributed much to Queens County. Treasure all the great memories as they are yours to keep.
So sorry to hear about your Dad…give my condolences to your Mom.
Dear Lynn and Family,
I am saddened to hear of the loss of your dad. You, your family and your dad are in my thoughts and prayers. Take time to celebrate the great man he was.
Anna, Lisa and family,
so sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. He will be greatly missed, I don’t think I saw him without a smile on his face and a kind word in his heart. Always a pleasant man.
Mes condoléances Anna. Je garde beaucoup de très beaux souvenirs de Cala. A toi et ta famille mes condoléances.
Virginia Whynot/David White
To all of you, so sorry to hear of you Dad’s passing. He was such a fine man & I enjoyed all our conversations during the years. ( his funny stories).. Thinking of you all
Gerald and Inez Smith
Sorry to hear about your father. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time.
Gerald and Inez Smith
Dawn Harrington Roberton
Anna and Family,
So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
Lynda & Richard McLeod
We are so sorry for your loss, love and prayers to you all at this sad time…
Dear Anna and Family,
I am very sorry to learn of Cala’s passing. May the thoughts and prayers of friends and family be of comfort to you at this difficult time. Sincere sympathy, Marie & Rick Ayotte
Peter and Yvette Spinney
So sorry for your loss, Anna you are in our thoughts and prayers… Our sincere condolences to you and the family. We have fond memories of uncle Anaclet!
Mike and Donna West
Dear Anna, Robert, Lisa, Lynn, and Leo,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband/father. He was a wonderful man and he will be missed by many. Mike enjoyed working with him at Bowater. He was a great neighbor in the prefabs and also on Pleasant Ave. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing.Thinking of you all at this
Janet Horne and family
Please accept my condolences – I was sorry to hear of his passing. I am sending you all love and hugs, from Janet a Michel a Aline xo
Mersey Point Dart League
Leo and all of a Cala“s family we would like to send our deepest condolences. Cala was a great guy and will be remembered and missed by many.God bless you all.
David Whynott and family of mersey point
Leo on behalf of our family we would like to express our condolences to you and your family. our thoughts are with you at this sad time.your father was a great guy and will be remembered by many.bless you all
Dear Lynn, Anna and family,
Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I feel very privileged to have met Cala last summer when we toured Nova Scotia and shared in your down-east hospitality. He was man of gentle dignity and quiet integrity. Lynn, everyone at ICS sends hugs.
Philip and Holly Smith
So sad to read this – Cala was a true gentleman; always devoted to his family, church and community. He leaves behind a legacy of caring
most can only dream of ever achieving. Please accept our deepest condolences.
David & Heather Starrs
Our Condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. Thinking of you back here in Bruce County.
David, Heather and Family
Very sad news. Growing up in the pre-fabs we as children always felt comfortable with our friends parents. It was as if we had multiple moms and dads.Cala even extended that comfort to me when I first worked at the mill. He was a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with all his family and friends.
Anna, Robert, Leo, Lisa, Lynn and families
So very sorry to learn of Cala’s passing. May you find comfort in your precious memories and support from your family and friends at this most difficult time. Thinking of you all. Our sincere condolences, Heather and Allan Sanche
Shelly and Jeff West
Anna, Lisa, Robert, Lynn, Leo and family,
Deeply saddened to hear of Cala’s passing. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time.
Ken Alice Cameron
Dear Anna and Family;
So sorry to hear about Cala.I have very fond memories of the many meetings and fuctions we attended together.He always had a kind word and stories to tell.Alice and I are very sorry for your loss.
Peggy & Francis Payzant
Dear Mrs. D’Entremont & Families!!!!
We Are Very Saddened To hear Of Mr. D’Entremont’s passing. It was not too long Ago When we were chatting at Tim Horton’s when I was on my Break. We Send our Deepest Condolences to you and your Families. May God Lighten your Heavy Hearts. Always Remember The Very Dear Person He was And All the Special Moments You All Had Together. May God Bless You All At this most Difficult Time in your Lives. May Mr. D’Entremont now Rest In Peace!!!
Francis & Peggy Payzant!!!
Anna and family: My sincere condolences in the loss of Cala. He certainly will be missed.
Duncan & Goretti MacIsaac
Dear Anna & Family,
The void left behind by your dear Cala will never be filled. His love for family however will live on in those he touched here on earth. “Ce bon gars” has left us for his just reward in Heaven. Take solace in knowing he is at peace with God.
Duncan & Goretti
Nina & Doug
We were very sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. Sincere condolances to Anna and family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
Blake Morash and Sherry MacPherson
Lisa and Leo,
We are so very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.
Mrs. D’Entremont: I am sorry to hear of Anaclet’s passing. He was a pleasant man who always arrived with a smile and pleasantness in Dr. Cron’s office. He brightened the day. Always pleased to see you both at St. Jerome’s Blueberry suppers. My sincere condolences. By all the notes above he certainly will be missed. Joyce
Bob and Brenda Lohnes
Lisa and Family: So sorry to read about your father’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Cathy de Rome
Dear Anna and family,
My sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Cala was always friendly when we would meet. He will also be missed by the people in the many organizations in which he was involved.
Jean Bernard & Anne
We are saddened by Cala’s passing. Please accept our condolences. We are sure that he will be missed by the community but especially by his family. Because of illness we will be unable to attend the funeral, but we will pray for his soul and for the entire family
Doug and Linda Lucier
Dear Anna and family.So very sorry for your loss. Cala was a special man and will be missed on so many levels. Know we share your sorrow. Take care.
Father Brian Murphy
Dear Anna and family, I would like to express my sympathies on the death of Cala. He was a good man and a faith-filled Catholic. I remember him fondly. Thank you for sharing your hearts ,lives and faith while I was at St. Gregory’s. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace with God for eternity. Love, Fr. Brian Murphy
Anna & family,
I was very sorry to learn Cala had passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. With sympathy, Annette.
Ward & Joyce Cunningham
Our sincere sympathy to all family members on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. A truly great man, a good friend to all who had the benefit of knowing him.
Rallph,Janette Churchand family
Lisa and family;
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time in your lives. May it help to know others are thinking of you and with time may your memories overcome your sorrow.
Take care and God Bless!
Phyllis and Yorke Tutty
Anna and family,
Sorry to hear of Cala’s passing. He was a gentle and caring man.
He will be missed by everyone. Take care.
George & Christine Sabin
Anna & family sorry to read were frenchie passed away.We have fond memories of your family living next door. take care George & Christine
Gary & Brenda Townsend
Dear Anna & Family: We were saddened to read about Cala’s passing. He was a dear man who gave so much to his family and community. May your wonderful memories of him provide some comfort for you in the days ahead. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Dear Anna ,Lisa,Lynn,Robert ,Leo & families,
I have many fond memories of my younger years in the Pre-Fabs where you were my neighbours! Cala was a very nice man. Take care and God bless you all!
Sylvia & Mike Langille
He was my junior baseball coach and a great friend, every summer i would meet with him and have a good chat.So sorry to his family i will miss him when i come home this summer
To The d’Entremont Family
I will certainly miss seeing Cala around . He was such a gentlemen.
He sure gave a lot to his community. Sincere sympathy to the family , hold onto all the fond memories you have shared over the years . He has a wonderful family . Sincerely Brenda Lawrence
I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. I’m thinking of you and you are in my prayers.
Howard & Charlotte Callahan
We were very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing, Lisa.
Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Elmer and Karen Freeman (nee Dyson)
Our condolences go out to you and your family at this very sad time.
Farin & Corina
Lisa , Leo and Families, So sorry to hear of Cala ‘s passing. Will miss his chats of character and wisdom during his visits to Tim Hortons. No matter who was there he would always sit with me. The community has lost a well respected true gentleman. May your special memories help ease the loss as you grieve. Please accept our sincere condolences and sympathy.
Cala was a good man and great parishioner who will be missed by many people in our community. I wish to express my sincere condolences to Anna and her family.
Roger & Isolde Savage, Mersey Point
Dear Anna and Family,
AJ ‘s gentle spirit and humour will live on in our memories. Please know that you are in our hearts.
Love, Roger & Isolde
My Sincere Sympathy to you and your family…..
Doug and Linda Lucier
Anna and family, so sorry for your loss. He will be sadly missed by so many . Knoww we are thinking of you . Very sad.
Dear Anna & family,
So sorry to hear of Cala’s passing, he was a wonderful man. I remember working with him on Parish councils with Father Joe, he was a good person to work with.,and also you and him did not miss
to many suppers in West Caledonia. Please accept my most sincere
condolences, take care, and God bless you
Leo and Lisa and family
I was so saddened to hear of Cala’s passing. He was a very fine gentleman. My dad Bruce Coombs, always spoke highly of him and actually the first time I met him I was with dad. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
Brenda and Jeff Foley
Anna Lisa Lynn Robert and Leo
I was very sorry to hear about Cala’s passing. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this very sad and difficult time.
As I read through the messages of condolence, the words gentleman,
caring and dedicated come to mind when I think of Cala. He will be missed by all family and friends. To Anna and family, cherish the memories you have of this good man.
Anna and family, I was very sad to read of “Frenchy’s”passing. I have been away and did not know. I first knew him when he coached our town basketball team, way back, and we won the N. S. Title. All through the years, he remained a friend.
Our sincerest condolences to the family.
Jocelyn, Theresa and Robert
Anna, Robert, Lisa, Lynn, Leo,
My deepest sympathies at Cala’s passing.
He was an inspiration to many people. His sense of dignity will be remembered for many years to come.
‘Cry not because they have gone, but smile because they were here!