December 5, 1945 – October 5, 2020
(Don) Peter Donald Guilbeault after a courageous battle with cancer passed away on October 5, 2020 at VIHA Comox North. Born in Vancouver on December 5, 1945.
Employed at Courtenay/Comox Free Press from graduating high school until the Free Press closed. Retired commissioned captain of the 1726 Canadian Scottish Regiment Cadet Division for 21 yrs.
Don played many years of softball and coached fastball in the Comox Valley. He worked in security in his later years for Thunderbird Security and The Commissionaires and was a volunteer member of C.O.P.’s Citizens on Patrol. He also worked installing shelving with Shelving King. Don is a proud member of the BC Métis Federation.
Predeceased by father Henry (Hank) Guilbeault, mother Molanka (Molly) Guilbeault nee Kuzma, and granddaughter Crystal Neitz.
Survived by wife: of 46 years, Lorrie Guilbeault. Son: Donald Guilbeault and wife Wendy; grandchildren Deborah Guilbeault and Christopher Guilbeault. Daughter: Marlanda Harris-Guilbeault; grandchildren: Marion Reitsma and husband Curtis Reitsma; great grandchild: Parker Reitsma. Daughter: Deborah Hannon and husband George Hannon; grandchild: Molanka Musclow and husband Justin Musclow; great grandchildren Finnigan Musclow and Julia Musclow; grandchild Brenda-Lynn Luther. Many 1726 Canadian Scottish Regiment Cadets, and good friends.
Recognition of thanks to the Red Cross Courtenay, VIHA North Comox/Courtenay Unit 4A, Dr. Reggler, and Ambulance Services.
A private interment will be held at the Courtenay Civic Cemetery. Donation for the Local Red Cross or Vancouver Island North Hospices would be appreciated.
Please join us in remembering Don by visiting our memorial at: www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com
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