Ariste “Smokey” Genier

Ariste Genier of Finch, formerly of Embrun, passed away at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Thurs., Nov. 3, 2011. He was 84.
He was the loving husband of Mae Abraham, and the late Aurea Kelly. He was the father of Claudette (Earl) Casselman of Winchester, Carmel Baker of Perth, Janet (Tom) Hutt of Morewood, Louise (Larry) Moore of Winchester, Ronald (Debbie) Genier of Cornwall, and Michael (Jennifer) Genier of Morewood. He was the step-father of Norman (Susan) Abraham of Ottawa, Raymond (Monique) Abraham of Avonmore, Vivian (Michel) Theoret of Moose Creek, and the late Wayne Abraham. He was the step-father-in-law of Claudette Abraham of Martintown. Ariste is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
A private family funeral service was held at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Chesterville on Mon., Nov. 7 at 2 pm, followed by interment of cremated remains at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.