Aug. 5, 1952 – Feb. 7, 2011
With heavy hearts the family is devastated to announce the sudden passing of a beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Companion & Friend.
Ingnace John Poittris was tragically taken in a work-related accident at the age of 58 outside Fort McMurray. Ingnace worked over 30 years in the pipeline industry and did it all for his boys. He was the epitome of a true man. He did what had to be done to provide for his family without ever complaining.
He was born in Vancouver, BC and then became a long-term resident of Chilliwack, although he spent a lot of his time working on the pipelines across Canada.
Ingnace was survived by his loving sons, Nathan (Karen), Dareld (Courtney), Darsell (Lacey), Dean, mother of his children, Buryl Poittris, precious grandchildren, Ethan, Bobbi, Carter, Jaylee & Jayce, sisters Moneca (Larry), Mary and brother Pat (Dulcie). Missed terribly by Sue Stoten, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and co-workers.
Ingnace was predeceased by his father and mother, brothers and sister and his loving family dog, Arnold and many squirrels!
We love you dad and always will,
We did in life,
In death we do still.
Each morning we start with a broken heart,
But carry on daily playing our part.
On you dad we knew we could depend.
You helped us along.
If we walk in your footsteps,
We’ll never go wrong.
A Viewing for Family & Friends will be held on Thursday, February 17th, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 8909 Mary Street, Chilliwack. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery following the service.
Casket bearers are: Nathan Poittris, Dareld Poittris, Darsell Poittris and Dean Poittris.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com