Wathier, Roger

Jan 24, 2022

Roger Wathier of Vankleek Hill passed away peacefully at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at the age of 90. Predeceased by his parents Hilaire Wathier of St Bernardin and Aldéa Lalonde from Vankleek Hill. Predeceased by his loving wife, Marielle Proulx. Proud and loving father of Ellen Wathier-Rolland (Alan), Charles (Andrée Larocque-Wathier) and Jean-Claude (Jean- François Riochet). Dear brother of René (Micheline Joly), Marcel (late Lorraine Séguin), and Georgette Wathier (Roger Berthiaume). Predeceased by his sisters Alice (late Paul-Eugene Lafrance) and Thérèse (late Normand Bray). Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by his beloved companion Clara Mayer.
Roger owned and operated his livestock transport business for 34 years. He retired in 1991 after many years of dedicated service to the Ontario Hog Industry. After he retired, he occupied his time camping for many years.
The family would like to thank the Group Action from Hawkesbury who provided personal care services at his home for the last two years. Also thank you to the staff of the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital for their care and compassion.
Family and friends were invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11 am at Saint-Grégoire-de-Nazianze, Vankleek Hill. Interment will be held at Saint Grégoire Cemetery in the spring. To view a recording of the Celebration please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca
In memory of Roger, a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. To express your condolences or make a donation please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca A Tree of Remembrance for Roger will be planted in the McAlpine Forever Forest. Funeral arrangements in care of Hillcrest Funeral Home Ltd., 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 (866) 678-2001.

Let us help you share all of life’s milestones!

  • Births & Birthdays
  • Obituaries & In Memoriam
  • Weddings, Anniversaries, Engagements
  • Graduations & Birthdays
  • Cards of Thanks

Publish an announcement on our website and in the paper! 

Choose the category of notice from the products below, add your info and pay securely from home! It’s easy!

If you need any additional help you can always call our offices at 1-877-678-3327.

Follow Us Online