GIGUERE, William “Bill” - Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, after a brave journey with cancer on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved Husband and best friend for 53 years of Raili Giguere. Much loved father of Chris Giguere (Jenny Corlett) and Andrew Giguere (Cynthia Wilson Giguere - deceased). Will be missed by grandsons, Ronan and Dashiell. Survived by brothers Charles (Bernadette), John (Elaine - deceased) and Mike (Flo). Will be remembered by his nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of William “Bill” can be made to the University Hospital Kingston Foundation 55 Rideau Street, Suite #4 Kingston, Ontario K7K 2Z8, KGH Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario. During his working career, Bill reinvented himself many times. He was employed as salesman for many years at a local radio station, a partner in a small business, a teacher at St. Lawrence College, sat as a member on the Board of Referees, an Investment Advisor and in retirement worked as Chief Proctor at Queen’s University. He was a past President of the Chamber of Commerce, an active member for many years with the local provincial PC party and in the past was an active participant in the Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs. Bill enjoyed his retirement while his health was good and travelled with Raili on many cruises and vacations. He loved the game of golf, which he continued to play until this past summer and was enthusiastic about perfecting his skills. IN CARE OF SIMPLER TIMES CREMATION SERVICE 613-389-7223 / 613-382-3683 online condolences HREF="">
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Posted by Christine Andrew (Chamber of Commerce colleague) On Saturday, January 26, 2019
Raili, I am sorry for your loss. I know how difficult this time can be for you. I remember Bill well from our days serving the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce and the camaraderie that we all experienced.

Rest in Peace Bill.

Posted by Susan Swackhammer (sorority friend of Raili) On Friday, January 18, 2019
Dear Raili and Family, So sorry for your loss.
Warm memories and condolences
Posted by Julie Tompkins (former colleague) On Friday, January 18, 2019
I, too, worked with Bill at CKLC/CFLY. I was new and green, and Bill was a kind and supportive mentor and friend. Great memories of the summer sailing trips with Bill and John B. Condolences to Bill's family.
God Bless
Posted by Dennis & Marilyn Sinclair (Raillis Sorority Sister) On Friday, January 18, 2019
Railli and Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time. Take care and God Bless Dennis & Marilyn Sinclair
with fond memories
Posted by Ellen Mortfield (former co-worker) On Thursday, January 17, 2019
Remembering Bill and sending my condolences to his family and friends. I had the pleasure of working with Bill for several years at CKLC/CFLY and always enjoyed his dedication and sense of humour, and his generosity on the annual afternoon sailing trips! Rest in peace, dear friend.
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