Gregory Jules Cantin
February 14, 1950 – December 12, 2012
TYBEE ISLAND, GA - Gregory Jules Cantin, 62, died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in Savannah, GA. Mr. Cantin was born in Wyandotte, MI on February 14, 1950, the son of the late Jules Joseph Cantin and Simone Pinsoneault Cantin. He was the owner of Point Pelican Insurance and Financial Services Center. He was a devout Catholic and member of St. Michael's Catholic Church where he served as a Cantor and was a member of the Parrish Counsel. He always faced life with a positive attitude which was expressed by his way of approaching situations in an innovative and intuitive manner. He had a great love for animals and could often be seen walking his dog, Cody around Tybee Island. Mr. Cantin was a loving husband, father, and friend to many. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Joyce I. Cantin; daughters, Crystal Berglund (Lee) of Ishpeming, MI and Lauren Postal (Bret) of Winter Springs, FL; son, Jules Cantin (Juliette) of Waterford, MI; granddaughter, Ava Grace Postal; sisters, Sue Ament of Bonanza, OR and Gigi Cantin (Pierette) of San Diego, CA; step-mother, Dorothea Cantin of Tybee Island, GA and his faithful dog, Cody. He is also survived by aunts, cousins, a niece, a brother-in-law and a host of extended family. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Visitation 11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Hill Funeral Home, Grand Blanc, MI. Scripture Service will be held at 1 pm Wednesday at the Hill Funeral Home with Fr. Jonathan Perrotta officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Grand Blanc, MI . Remembrances may be made to St. Michael's Catholic Church, 802 Lovell Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328.
- Scripture Service Wednesday, December 19, 2012
- Visitation Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Gregory Jules Cantin
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Sharon (Rakes) Christman
February 17, 2013
Many of Greg's Grand Blanc High School friends just found out about his passing today (2/17/13). Please know that all of us are shocked and saddened by your loss. It was wonderful to re-connect with Greg on FB after so many years. I enjoyed talking with him via our FB pages and looked forward to his posts. I loved his poetry and his musings about life; really enjoyed his pictures taken during his walks with Cody on Tybee Beach. I will always remember his smile and quick wit. Please know that my husband and I are lifting your family up in prayer, hoping you find strength in the days ahead.
Diane Miller (Holbrook)
December 21, 2012
I am Greg's cousin on his dads side... We connected after many years on Facebook.. I loved reading his poems and enjoyed his wonderful pictures.. His family was very important to him as was his faith.. He was truly a remarkable man.. and will be missed by many...God's speed Greg.. may you find calm waters..
December 18, 2012
I am Greg's cousin on his Father's side. We lost touch for a long time but had reconnected through Facebook and I found we had many things in common. Recently he had sent me a message of comfort at the loss of my cat and it meant a lot to me. He had a love of animals like I do. I will miss his daily inspirational messages on Facebook; he left us too soon. My heart goes out to Joyce, Lauren, Jules Jr. and Crystal. God Bless.
December 17, 2012
I will always remember Greg as a conscientious salesman, who lived his Faith, was always a happy host with a hearty laugh, and a loving Father and care-giver with Joyce when my son Chris and their son Jules were toddlers. Greg and his family will be remembered in my prayers.