May 20, 1925 – May 22, 2020
MIRON, Hubert - Peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the age of 95 years. Beloved husband of the late Madeleine (née Besner). Loving father to Richard Miron (Manon) of Cornwall and Diane-Miron MacNeil (Clint) of Ottawa. Cherished grandfather of Natalie Miron and great-grandfather of Tristan and Kailey. Predeceased by his parents Gurdy and Louise (née Primeau) Miron and by his brothers Ray (the late Rowena) and Gerard (Margaret). Will be lovingly remembered by Suzanne Perreault, sister in-law Marion Besner, his many, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.
During Hubert’s life, he was co-owner of Miron Brothers Smoke Shop and Billiards, worked with Ontario Hydro Seaway Construction and then worked with St. Lawrence Seaway, where he retired. He was President of the Figure Skating Club, Vice-President of Minor Hockey League, Honorary member of the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame. Proud organizer of the Cornwall Santa Claus Parade in 1950 and 1951. Also, enjoyed hosting many parties during the Cornwall Santa Claus Night parades for family and friends. In his high school days he was drummer for the Our Citizens of Tomorrow Boys’ Band, the Civil Guard Bugle Band, the City Brass Band and the CCVS Bugle Band where he lead this band counter marching on Parliament Hill.
Loved curling, bowling, watching hockey games, swimming, boating especially trips to Dundee with family and friends, ballroom dancing, cruises, travelling to sunny destinations and Florida.
His love and care for Madeleine, his late wife and for his family were an inspiration to us all. He had a heart of gold, showed a great passion for life. He will be greatly missed by all.
Heartfelt thanks for the dedicated care to Dr. P. Bergeron, Julie, Elizabeth, Diane, Linda, Cory, staff at Bayshore and staff at the Cornwall Community Hospital.
Due to the current situation, a private service will be held. A Celebration of Life to be determined at a later date. Arrangements under the care and direction of LAHAIE AND SULLIVAN, CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, East Branch, 614 First Street East (613-933-2841).
Memorial Donations to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis or the Alzheimer Society of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Celebration of Life at a later date
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May 23, 2020
Our sincere condolence to Rick and Manon,Dianne & her husband ,for the loss of Your dad Hubert .Sharing a memory of a man whom I admired a lot was ,some 50 years ago ,he took us under his wings ,became our manager ,of our band,the (blue jays ) his son Rick was our drummer,Mr Miron did so much for us, driving us on all our engagement ,even in his last years ,we got together ,to share so many good memories, May God take him in his arms ,as he goes to receive his reward in heaven.RIP.,,Mr Miron,,Norm & Jeannine Levac.