Wilfred Edward Amell

October 7, 1937March 6, 2023
Obituary of Wilfred Edward Amell
Wilfred Amell was born into this world on October 7, 1937 in St. Andrew’s West, Ontario and entered into eternal life on March 6, 2023, at the age of 85. Mr. Amell was the co-founder and a retired agent with We Care 1st Amell Real Estate; and was active in his community as President of the Cornwall Township Historical Society; volunteer with Pro-Life Cornwall Pro-Vie; and Eucharistic Minister, Catechism Director and Choir Member at Blessed Sacrament Parish. Loving husband of Paulette (née Poirier); and dear father of his 4 daughters, Cynthia (Mrs. Wasfy Boktor) of Pincourt, Québec, Michelle (Mrs. Ken Sr. Drouillard) of Tilbury, Ontario, Jennifer (Mrs. Éric Parent) of Orleans, Ontario, and Annette (Mrs. Andrew Woloszyn) of Portland, Ontario; caring Papa to 9 grandchildren, Ken Jr., Kayla, Ryan, Christa-Adeba, Michael, Jérémie, Anna, Laura, and Lily. Wilfred is survived by one brother, Francis (Kay Kyer) of St. Andrew’s West, Ontario, and 2 sisters, Bernadine (Late Jack Kavanagh) of Niagara Falls, Ontario and Angela (Late Maurice Villeneuve) of St. Catherines, Ontario; and by many close nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Levi Amell and Ethel Dow; by 4 brothers, Lyle (Eva Poirier), Albert (Georgette St. Denis), Hugh (Mildred Waslew & Verna Lalonde), Earl (Velma Major & Shirley Dixon); and by 2 sisters, Rita (Rene Poirier) and Ursula (Gregory Lalonde). Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, March 14 from 1:00-3:00pm or 6:00-8:00pm at M. John Sullivan Funeral Home at 341 Pitt St. in Cornwall, Ontario. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Cornwall, Ontario, on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:00am. The mass will be officiated by Fr. Allan MacDonald, CC. As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations to the following causes would be deeply appreciated by the family: Pro-Life Cornwall Pro-Vie: ( The Children’s Treatment Centre: ( Red Cross - Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal: (

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