gone but not forgotten               

Jean-Paul Villemaire

M. Jean-Paul Villemaire est décédé paisiblement le 31 décembre 2022.

Jean-Paul était une Spécialistes des marchandises à Montréal  dans la région du Québec.


René Tremblay

M. René Tremblay est décédé paisiblement le 20 décembre 2022.

René était un douanier à la retraite du St-Bernard - Lacolle dans la région du Québec.

Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Fondation Santé Haut-Richelieu-Rouville.


Charles Edwin Reddick

Charles Reddick passed away on December 26, 2022.

Charles worked as a Customs Officer in the Pacific Region.


Anne Castonguay

Anne passed away peacefully on November 29, 2022. 

She retired from the CBSA Southern Ontario Region.

Anne was known for her sweetness, sense of humour and generosity to others.

If you so desire, memorial donations to Transition to Betterness (T2B) would be appreciated by the family.


Nick Sargeant

Nick Sargeant passed away on November 20, 2022 in London, Ontario.

Nick had a dedicated 34 year career with Canada Customs. He was a quiet and thoughtful man who did kind deeds quietly, loved to hunt for treasures and found pleasures sharing his blessings with others.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Nick's memory to Mission Services London, London Humane Society or Save me Dog Rescue.


Barry Whiteland

Barry Whiteland passed peacefully Nov 16, 2022 at the BGH Palliative Care Tower surrounded by family.

Barry was employed by Customs Canada, Port Lansdowne for over 29 years.

Full obituary and online condolences at:

Brockville Recorder & Times

Paul Morrison

Paul Morrison passed away peacefully on November 1, 2022.

Paul worked over 30 years at CBSA as a Superintendent at Toronto Airport, Niagara Falls’ Rainbow Bridge and Niagara Falls’ Whirlpool Bridge.


Richard Lamoureux

Richard Lamoureux est décédé paisiblement le 22 octobre 2022.

Richard  était un douanier à la retraite du District des Aéroports dans la région du Québec .


Gabriel Chamberland

Gabriel Chamberland est décédé paisiblement le 27 octobre 2022.

Gabriel était un douanier à la retraite du District de la Montérégie qui avait  aussi œuvré à titre d’agent d’immigration à St-Bernard-de-Lacolle dans la région du Québec .  

Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à l’organisme de votre choix.


Monique Savard

Monique (Thérèse (née Brazeau) Savard est décédée paisiblement le 11 octobre 2022.

Monique a travaillé pour Douanes Canada à Ottawa, à l’administration centrale.

En mémoire de Monique, des dons à la Société canadienne du cancer seraient grandement appréciés.


Kenneth Brooker

Kenneth "Ken" Brooker passed away on October 8, 2022.

Ken worked in the former Winnipeg Region, as a Customs Officer, member of the Customs Drug Team (Winnipeg), and a Marine Superintendent (Thunder Bay).

Paul Vandale

Paul Louis Joseph Vandale passed away on September 27, 2022.

Paul was born in Winnipeg and had many jobs, but he finally got his dream job in January 1989 working as a Customs Officer for CBSA, which he retired from after 25 years of service.

As per his wishes, cremation has taken place and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or CancerCare Manitoba.


Dave Weston

David (Dave) Francis Weston passed away on September 23, 2022.

Dave was much respected by his fellow colleagues and proud of his 29 years of service in the Canada Border Services Agency, in the Southern Ontario Region - Niagara.


Michael Brodhagen Sr.

Michael "Mike" Brodhagen passed away on August 26, 2022.

Michael retired as a Correctional Officer CX2 and worked for Canada Customs for many years and was a Police Officer in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Toronto.

As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Haliburton 4Cs - Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.


Kerry Anthony MacDonald

Kerry MacDonald passed away on August 30, 2022.

Kerry was a Superintendent at the Port of Cornwall, Northern Ontario Region.

As expressions of sympathy memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


Jeffrey Clarke

Jeffrey Clarke passed away on August 21, 2022.

Jeffrey was a Superintendent and Court Liaison Officer in the Southern Ontario Region.  He was happiest helping others, selfless and incredibly smart. Jeffrey was an avid reader, and lover of sports, music, and trivia. He had a great smile and wonderful sense of humour. Jeffrey will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Donations are being accepted at a charity of your choice. 


Willard Head

Willard Head passed away on Friday, August 5th, 2022.

Willard lived his life to the fullest. He worked hard, and he played hard.

For 37 years he was an employee of the federal government, with Canada Post and Canada Customs (Atlantic Region), retiring more than 28 years ago!

In lieu of flowers, donations in Willard’s memory may be made to the Benson House of Compassion, Evangel Pentecostal Church, 130 Magee Rd. Gander, NL. A1V 2R3.


Michel Pelletier

Michel Pelletier survenu en 2022.

Il a travaillé dans la région du Québec.

Un don à la Fondation des soins palliatifs à domicile serait grandement apprécié.


Denis Paradis

Denis Paradis survenu le 23 juillet 2022.

Il a travaillé dans la région du Québec.


Lawrence Fergus

Lawrence (Larry) Fergus passed away on Thursday, August 4th.

Larry worked for Canada Customs in numerous work locations within G.T.A Operations.

Memorial donations may be made to The Baycrest Foundation (Apotex)


Elaine Villeneuve

Elaine Villeneuve passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

Elaine worked for Canada Customs for 35 years in the Ottawa District, Northern Ontario Region.

Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Gigliola Marcon

Gigliola "Jola" Marcon passed away on July 10, 2022.

Jola was a much beloved colleague that worked in Human Resources, Windsor, Southern Ontario Region.


Jack Klieman

Jack Klieman passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022.

Jack worked for the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency in the Greater Toronto Area Region.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the charity of your choice.


Roger Falardeau

Roger Falardeau survenu le 13 juin 2022.

Il a travaillé dans les régions du Nord de l’Ontario et du Québec.

One of the last true Collectors of Customs.


Karen E. Palmeter

Karen Palmeter passed away on May 4, 2022.

Karen will be remembered as a kind, strong, compassionate, and supportive woman.  She was a Customs Officer at Toronto Pearson International Airport for 20 years before pursuing her passion to be a teacher at the Halton Catholic District School Board.


Lucie Chabot

Lucie Chabot survenu le 31 mai 2022, à l’âge de 63 ans.

Lucie a travaillé pour l’AFSC à l’administration centrale dans la Direction générale de l’application de la loi et du renseignement.

Vos marques de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Société canadienne du cancer.


Wilbert Raymond Lang

Wilbert Raymond Lang passed away peacefully in Vancouver on May 24, 2022, at the age of 102.

A life well lived; a man well loved.

Bert worked for Canada Customs in the Pacific Region.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Share World Global.


Donald Gordon Comrie

Don Comrie passed away on Monday, May 30th. 

Don worked as a Canadian Border Services Officer for over 30 years, finishing his career as an Operations Chief at Pearson International Airport.

Memorial donations may made to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation, or the charity of your choice.


R. David S. Comrie

David Comrie passed away on April 29, 2022.

David served 35 years with the Federal Government starting his career with the R.C.M.P. David's posting in Manitoba led to his transfer to Canada Customs (C.B.S.A), settling there to raise his family. With Canada Customs, David transferred west to Vancouver Island, first stationed in Port Alberni and then Victoria.  From there David married Lorraine, the love of his life. David was highly regarded as a Customs Inspector, instrumental in the early development of the Telephone Reporting System for vessels, predecessor to systems used today. David was honoured upon receiving his Exemplary Service Medal bestowed upon him for his valuable and dedicated service.


Patricia Gilfillan

Patricia Gilfillan, passed away on May 27, 2022.

Patty began her working career at Vancouver Police Department where she worked as support staff in the traffic unit. She later joined Canada Border Services Agency (Canada Customs) where she worked at Vancouver Airport as a Customs Officer and then became one of the agencies earliest females to become a Customs Investigator.

As a life-long supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society, memorial donations may be made in her name.


Steve MacNaughton

Steve MacNaughton passed away peacefully on May 20, 2022.

Steve began his career with the CBSA at the Cornwall Port of Entry in 1986 as a Customs Inspector. Steve went on to work many years in the Intelligence and Enforcement Division and spent some time in Headquarters. Steve progressively advanced his career while holding several key leadership positions within the Agency before retiring as Director of the Ottawa District in May 2020.

A celebration of will held at the Royal Canadian Legion in Cornwall on Sunday, June 5 at 13:00 hrs. Donations in Steve’s memory can be made to the Cornwall Hospice.


Marilyn Diane Franks

Marilyn Franks passed away peacefully on April 1, 2022.

Marilyn worked for Canada Customs and Immigration for many years in Emerson and Winnipeg forming many long-lasting friendships.

If so desired, please consider donations in Marilyn’s name to the Riverview Health Centre Foundation.


Victor Dumesnil

Victor Dumesnil passed away on March 22, 2022 at the age of 82.

Victor will be remembered for an accomplished career in the federal public service which included Canfarm, CBSA, CCRA, CEUDA, and Elections Canada.


Roy Benson

Roy Benson, “Mr. B” passed away on March 7, 2022.

Roy will be remembered for his long standing 40 year career working for Canada Customs in the Greater Toronto Area Region.

Donations would be greatly appreciated to the Roy Benson Memorial Fund for Camp Shalom. Roy and Helen both worked for Canadian Young Judaea and their camps have remained a special part of our family ever since. Please use the following link:  https://youngjudaea.crowdchange.co/24903 or call the office at 416-781-3571.


Frederick (Fred) Easton

Passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at the age of 74.

Fred worked for the RCMP, Winnipeg City Police and finished his career with Canada Border Services, with over 30 years in Federal service.

Full obituary and sharing of online condolences at:

Irvine Funeral Home

Albert LaFrance

Albert LaFrance passed away on Saturday February 12, 2022.

Prior to his retirement, Albert was a public servant for 33 years with Revenue Canada Customs and Excise. He had a passion for his profession which allowed him to travel to several places in Canada as well as in Europe, and in Cyprus on a mission with the United Nations. Since the beginning of his career in 1972, Albert was determined and always looking to climb the ladder for his eventual goal of becoming manager. He accomplished this task in 1991 when he became Director of the Southern Manitoba Region which was based in Emerson. After a few years, he was transferred to Edmundston where he held his last position as Director of the New Brunswick North West Region.

In memory of Albert, a contribution to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.


Maurice (Moe) James Jenkins

Passed away on Thursday January 13, 2022 at the age of 84.

Moe retired from a 38 year career in the Federal government (prominently in Customs and Excise/Drawbacks) at age 55.

 Full obituary and sharing of online condolences at:

Turner & Porter Funeral Directors

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