Obituary of Carl Charles VanDoorselaere
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved son, husband, father and grandfather, Carl Charles VanDoorselaere. Carl passed peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday, June 12th in Fernie, BC, after a long battle with cancer. He was 70 years of age.
Carl was born on December 20th, 1950 in Minto, NB to Simon and Kathleen (Kay) VanDoorselaere. The oldest in a family of five children, Carl started working in the coal mines at an early age with his father in Minto, NB. Carl was a proud miner, know for his knowledge and skill in drilling and blasting, where he made many friendships and touched many lives, working from coast to coast across Canada.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lori, his children Dustin (Adriana) and Chrissie (Shawn), his grandchildren Jessica, Ryan and Katelyn Streker and Katherine and Hannah VanDoorselaere, his mother Kay VanDoorselaere, his sisters Caroline (Julian) Albert, Ruth Caissie and Ann Marie (John) Belliveau, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and close friends.
He was predeceased by his father Simon VanDoorselaere and his brother Allan Vandoorselaere and brother-in-law, John Cassie.
Funeral services will be privately held. For those who wish, donations made to the MEMS Breakfast Program would be appreciated by the family.