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Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors

4005 Sixth Ave, Port Alberni, BC

OBITUARY

Harold Luke Doucette

October 3, 1936May 4, 2020

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Harold Doucette at the age of 83. He passed away peacefully at West Coast General Hospital surrounded by family on Monday May 4th, 2020. Harold was predeceased by: his parents Ernie and Jean, his daughter Vicki, sister Florence, brothers Russell, Donald and Raymond. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Dixie; son Larry (Nancy); daughter Gina (Mike); sister Faye Domovich; brothers Paul (Mickey), Lloyd (Wendy) and Wayne (Sherryll); grandchildren Shawn (Ashley), Corey (Breanne), Tamra (Evan) and Nicole (Brad); great grandchildren Maddex, Ryder and Aria; dear old friend Weinsy; his canine sidekick Maggie; as well as many more nieces, nephews and friends.

Harold was born on October 3, 1936 in Bodman, Saskatchewan. He moved to Port Alberni at the age of 4 with his family and never left. He married his childhood sweetheart Dixie and had three wonderful children. He worked at Toms Brothers Trucking for 13 years before taking over the company in June of 1973. He was well known for his hard work running the successful company until 2002 when he retired. He enjoyed fishing down the canal, golfing and spending quality time with his family and friends. He especially loved the time he spent with his great grandchildren.

We would like to thank all the doctors and nurses that have taken such great care of Harold over the years. A special thanks to the paramedics, nurses and Dr. Pineau at WCGH.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Thank you to family and friends for all their love, support and kind words. Harold will be missed deeply by all who knew him.

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Valerie Jacobsen

May 13, 2020

Dixie..
So sorry to hear about Harold.. big hugs to you and if I know one thing.. your family is with you. We are thinking of you at this time. condolences to Larry, Gina, Shawn, Corey and the whole family.
Hugs, Val & Glen xxoxo

Karen Morris

May 10, 2020

My sincere condolences Dixie and family. I worked with Harold and Tom's Bros Trucking for many years when I was at Somass Division and it was always a pleasure. R.I.P. Harold.......

Karen Morris

Les Doiron

May 9, 2020

First off, thank you for always being a stand up guy Harold... Rest In Peace.
Our many table side talks at the Swale Rock I always enjoyed. I will miss seeing you there, and Dixie & family, I send my love ,thoughts, prayers & deepest condolences to you all.
I will miss our candid talks about Canadian Aircrane, Port Machine, and of course Toms Bro’s.
Much love and respect to the Doucette family.

Richard Wasylyniuk

May 8, 2020

Harold was a great guy. Known him for years through my Dad and Larry. I also did plumbing for him over time. So sorry to hear of his passing always a smile and a hello when I did see him. My condolences to his wife and family. A loss of a great man. God Bless you all

Maureen Sorensen

May 8, 2020

Hello Dixie,
I am so sorry to hear of Harolds passing! He was a great guy, I so much enjoyed running into you two! I moved a lot and Harold was very glad when I sold my piano! Never had to move it again! Lol
My condolences to you and your family!

Ann Porter

May 8, 2020

Marty and I send our condolences Dixie and to the rest of the family. We were saddened when we heard of his passing.

He was quite a guy and entertaining when in a crowd, always ready with a joke and a smile.

He will be greatly missed and remembered.

Tracy and Lorraine West

May 8, 2020

So very sorry for your loss Dixie and family our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time Tracy and Lorraine

Kelly Williams

May 8, 2020

Dixie and family...Sorry to hear about Harold..He was a great man..

FRAN KLYNE

May 8, 2020

Hi Dixie: I was so sorry to read of Harold's passing. My deepest condolences to you and all your family. I always enjoyed dealing with Harold at the office, he was always so pleasant and such a gentleman. I also enjoyed our chats when I would see you out and about shopping. I know his passing is a great loss to you all, may the great memories you have made, keep him close. Sending hugs, take care, Fran Klyne

Ward and Lorraine Smith

May 8, 2020

So very sorry for the loss of your husband Dixie and you dad Larry, Harold was such a wonderful person, always made everyone so welcome and always had that wonderful smile.

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