Aloysius Berard 'Al' Fougère
FOUGÈRE, Aloysius Berard "Al" - Age 75, died suddenly at his home in Port Hawkesbury on Friday, April 12, 2019. Al was the son of the late Edmund and Imelda (Corbett) Fougère. He is survived by his partner, Dennis MacDonald; sisters, Isabel, Halifax; Bernadette (Lloyd) MacDonald, Port Hawkesbury; brother, Ronnie (Anne-Marie), Truro. He leaves behind several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews and will be missed by his beloved cat, Beau.
Al was a teacher and graduated from the Nova Scotia Teacher’s College in Truro and St. F. X. University. His passion in teaching was "music". As an accomplished musician he excelled as a vocalist and keyboardist (piano and organ). For many years he was the organist/choir director for St. David’s, St. Mark’s United Church and St.Joseph Catholic Church. Al was predeceased by his parents and an infant brother, Edward Michael.
Cremation has taken place. As per his Adamant wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A time of fellowship with his family will be held on Sunday, April 28 from 2-4 p.m. in St. Mark’s United Church Hall, 504 Bernard St., Port Hawkesbury. All are welcome to attend. Private burial at a later date.
Memorial donations in Al’s memory may be made to Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society, c/o Strait Richmond Hospital, 138 Hospital Rd., Evanston, NS B0E 1J0.
Arrangements are under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com