AUGER, Richard George


Richard George Auger(June 11, 1939 – August 6, 2015) Passed away quietly at home surrounded by family after a brief and courageous battle with, as he put it, “the bugs in me” (cancer).

Richard Auger in his 77th year, former husband of Edith Auger (Charlton), father of Dawnamerra (Don), Adam (Melody), Alan (predeceased), Valerie (Bill), Travis (predeceased), Shawn (Nina), Matthew (Bobby), Apryl (Paul), and Jonathon (predeceased). Grandpa to Steven Hayes, Sara Choncha, James McRae, Ashley Simons, Dylan Quinn, William Breckenridge, Jade Callahan-Auger, Griffin Callahan-Auger, Victoria Clark-Auger, Hayden Clark-Auger, Mercy Jodoin, Travis Jodoin, and Shade Jodoin. Great Grandpa to Andrew Hayes, Jacob Hayes, Nico Choncha, Caleb McRae, Sophie McRae, Rylee McRae, Joey Simons, Allie Simons, Avery Simons, and Wee William Breckenridge. Dear friend and companion of the late Cecile Houle. Brother of Daniel Auger of British Columbia. Remembered by nieces Julie and Lisa Auger.

Many thanks to his exceptionally caring nurse Jen Vanderheyden (Saucy).

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 12:30pm until 2:30pm. A celebration of his life will be held at 3pm.

Memorial contributions to the Ontario Outdoors Recreational Alliance (OntORA), or to the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Care Fund would be appreciated.

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