Roberge-webGilles Roberge, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, September 01, 2013.  He was 79.

Born on August 19, 1934 in Stoke Centre, Quebec to the late Louis and Blanch (nee Dubruile) Roberge. Gilles was a member of the Air Force for 45 years and was a demolition expert.  He also was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Hanover Branch #130.

Survived by wife Arieette (nee Van Holten) St. Onge, his children Patricia Buehler of Calgary Alberta, Gil (Janet) Roberge of Ottawa, Dion (Sandee) Roberge and Allan (Betty) Roberge both of Calgary, Alberta, step children Roger (Barbara) St. Onge of Guelph, Ronald (Lynn) St. Onge, Marian Micks and Marlene St. Onge all of Hanover. Loved by twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also remembered by his brother Vern Roberge of Montreal, sister Louise Langoise of Guelph and by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Andy Roberge.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 from 1:00 pm until time of a Funeral Service at 2:00 pm.  Interment in Holy Family Cemetery, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Register book available at

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