Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, January 22, 2015, Emery Alfred Bourque passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Armanda. Loving father of Sheila (Kevin). Cherished grandfather of Celestina, Devon, and Deacon. Dear brother of Laurie Bourque, Irene Leblanc and Florence Leblanc. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Laura Bourque, and by his sisters Anita and Cecile. Emery worked at Krug Furniture for 43 years and was a volunteer with Bibles For Missions. A special thank you to Dr. Yoshida, Dr. Maddison, Dr. Crombeen, and the nursing staff and volunteers at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or VON (cheques only at the funeral home please).