We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at W. J. Dooley Funeral Service Ltd.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alex J. Garnier age 82 on Friday May 13, 2022 at the Northside General Hospital, following a brief illness.
Born in North Sydney, October 3, 1939, Alex was the son of the late Alexander and Margaret (Poole) Garnier. He lived in Ontario for over fifty-five years before moving back to North Sydney five years ago. He was a longtime member and Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 101, where he received the Queens Jubilee Medal. He recently became a member of Branch 008 in Sydney Mines, where he received his fifty-year membership pin in 2021.
Alex is survived by his son Danny Arnold, BC, his daughter Ann-Marie Arnold, Toronto, brothers; Vince (Sharon) and Paul (Mary) Garnier, grandchildren, two great granddaughters, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Alex was predeceased by his wife Marie, brothers; Ernest (Shirley) and sister; Mary (John) Slade.
A special thank you to his niece Josie Harvey, for spending time with him while he was in hospital.
A graveside service will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Sydney at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to the family by leaving a message on the tribute wall of the obituary at www.wjdooley.com .