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Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Home - West Branch

20 Seventh Street West, Cornwall, ON

OBITUARY

Barry Fletcher

26 October, 19414 January, 2020

FLETCHER, Barry - peacefully at Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Saturday January 4, 2020. Barry Nigel Wavell Fletcher of Cornwall; age 78 years, retired flight instructor for Air Canada. Loving husband of Suzanne Fletcher (Neé Briand). Dear half brother of Sandra Bawden (Bert) of England. Loved uncle of Louise Claire Bawden Bond (Ed) and Matthew Bawden all of England. Predeceased by his parents Harry Charles Fletcher and Mildred Paddick. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, WEST BRANCH, 20 Seventh St. West (613-932-8482) from 1 pm to 3 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Messages of Condolence may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Gathering Saturday, 11 January , 2020

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Bill Tate

January 10, 2020

Dear Suzanne:
Although we have never met please accept this short note of sincere profound condolence in the loss of your Barry.
I had the distinct pleasure of having Barry as my ground school instructor on my initial B-727 second officer course some short 42 years ago. Barry was a wealth of knowledge and I always enjoyed his dry sense of understated humour.
May Barry’s last flight west had fair skies with following winds and thank you for sharing Barry with us.
Sincerely
Captain Bill Tate Retired Air Canada YYZ Base and YUL Base

Doug Zebedee

January 10, 2020

Suzzane,
Heartfelt condolences on your loss. Barry was a true gentleman and an excellent instructor He will be well remembered.
Captain (R) Doug Zebedee

Guy Paradis

January 10, 2020

Bonjour Suzanne,
J'ai appris le décès de ton époux Barry...
Alors je viens "tout bonnement " et en "toute amitié familiale" t'offir mes condoléances et l'assurance de mon humble communion de prières.
Je garde le souvenir de ton amoureux, ...pour les quelques fois qu'il m'a été donné de le rencontrer...., d'un bon gentil homme aimable, courtois et d'agréable présence.
Sans doute que de l'autre VERSANT DE LA VIE, le Seigneur Dieu qui l'accueille dans sa Lumière et sa Bonté, lui permettra de vous offrir une "nouvelle présence" à Toi, son épouse et à tous ceux et celles qui lui ont été proches et chers.
De tout coeur avec toi.
Ton cousin
Guy Paradis

Dennis Copley

January 10, 2020

Most sincere condolences to your family.Barry was a great inspiration.Because of his professional attitude and his sense of humour.What a great gentleman ,a wonderful guy to be with and have as an instructor,someone to truly look up to.Many memorable times.Have a good flight,you will always be remembered.Capt.Dennis Copley (Ret).

Warren Wallace

January 10, 2020

I had Barry numerous times as an instructor during my many courses with Air Canada. Barry was a very good teacher and was always well informed and displayed a fun sense of humour. He will be missed by we pilots who were trained by him. My heartfelt condolences to his family.

Captain Warren Wallace
(YUL-YYZ-YVR)

christian lavoie

January 8, 2020

When I joined Air Canada in January 1975, after ground school course, I was given the B-727 airplane course with Barry Fletcher in Montreal.
He was so competent and well spoken that I could understand everything he said.
Thank you Barry for making our lives easy during intensive learning process.
Rest In Peace.
My sincere condolences to the family for your loss.
Captain Christian Lavoie, retired YYZ B-777.

Louise Bond

January 8, 2020

We will miss you Uncle Barry, especially your funny ‘across the pond’ emails!
Much love to Aunt Suzanne; we are really sorry we can’t be there with you on Saturday but you will be very much in our thoughts.
The photograph was taken in 2013 and brings back fond memories or all of us together in Devon (mum and dad are in there too!).
With love Louise, Ed, Amelie, Hettie and Sophie Xxx

Paul Thain

January 8, 2020

Please send my regards and regrets to Suzanne.. I will never forget how he was such a gentlemen’s gentleman with her. They would stroll the streets in Maintz hand in hand like they were dating.. Lovely to see.. even after his illness, when I visited him he was most pleasant and not sorry for himself...

Paul Thain AC Capt retired

David Edward

January 7, 2020

I was sorry to hear of Barry's death Suzanne and only hope that the good memories of your life together will help you through this loss.
I worked with Barry extensively on the B-727 introduction into the Air Canada fleet. His dedication and enthusiasm made that transition an enjoyable experience for the multitudes he instructed.
Our prayers are with you.
Capt. David Edward ..... Retired

Réjean Monique Paradis Pelletier

January 7, 2020

Sincère condoléance

FROM THE FAMILY