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3741 Jacques Ernest Boucher

Jacques Ernest "Ernie" Boucher CMR – 1952 - # 3741
Born : Montreal,Que. : 21/09/1933

Married (1): Crystal ( Christl ) 19/08/1961
2 sons: Daniel Eric ( 40 ) – Paul Claude ( 34 ) see further notes
Divorced: 10/1982

Married (2): Jay 02/09/1983 ( no children )
Divorced: 10/1993

Present status: single

In the spring of 1953, we received our 4 in 1 shots & I developed a severe reaction & wound up in Queen Mary Veterans Hospital & was there over 4 months, which ended my military career at St- Jean,& convalesced balance of '53.

1954 –1963 : Dictaphone Corp.- Service tech. Dictating machines ( still had wax cylinders in those days) & language labs.

1963-1966 : Robbins & Myers - Sales Rep. Fans – Hoists – Motors – Moyno Pumps

1966-1975 : Munck International – Sales & Purchasing Mgr. – Overhead Cranes – Hoists – Stackers

1975-1978 : Hall Engineering – Sales Mgr. Custom Fabrication & Machining

1978-1981 : Cdn Overhead Handling – General Mgr.- Custom Overhead Handling Machinery& Cranes

1981-1983 : Ezeflow Inc. – General Mgr. – Stainless & exotic alloys fittings mfgr
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1983-1985 : Remco Inc. – Vice President – Towing trucks & dump bodies
Note: largest sale in company history of 7 Western Star tow trucks c/w 50 metric tons lifting capacity for Leopard tanks retrieval.

1985-1995 : Own consulting company – Material Handling & Specialized Tooling.

1995: Back accident – 2 disks removed – spine fusion – 7 months rehab @ Catherine Booth Hospital & was given 10% chance of walking again – I do sometimes with a cane when outside my apt. for safety reasons only.

I have had an extremely varied career which has taken me over many parts of this planet & I thoroughly enjoy life one day at a time c/w a positive attitude.

Hobbies & Recreation:
    Hockey coach – 17 yrs – brookwood – Pierrefonds
    Cubs & scout leader – 10 yrs – Pierrefonds
    Membership director & founding member & president
    briarwood Swimming Pool – 1965 – Pierrefonds
    President – North Shore Civitans –1973-1978
    Chairman – Mayor's Blood Donor Clinic – 1973-1978 – Pierrefonds
    Long time Blood Donor (1955 & on)
    Computer nut since 1993 & Family history research & this research was instrumental in proving my US ancestry & received my US citizenship certificate in July/1997 after 3 years of research & was able to transfer to my sons. (see picture in "Memories").
    I am self taught & buy a lot of books c/w pictures & accept any instructions from whatever sources & download any freebie software available. I help local seniors to navigate their PC & get on the net to contact their loved ones & collect,edit & assemble their photos in electronic albums
Military Career: Due to Navy regs. In those days, could not join permanent force, so joined HMCS DONNACONA – Reserve unit – lower decks – 1956-1961 – got out LdgSeaman – electrical.
Served on:
    Wallaceburg – Algerine class minesweeper
    Portage: Gaspe class minesweeper
    Resolute: Gaspe class minesweeper
    Restigouche: St-Laurent class destroyer
Children:
    Daniel Eric - Spouse: Diana Nardelli
    Grandson: Mathew James, born Pointe Claire
    Dan is a captain with JAZZ ( formerly Air Ontario) Dash 8 – graduated from Mount Royal College, Calgary. C/W multi engines & commercial licence DOT – FAA licence – Jekyll Island, Florida & is now Montreal based & lives in Dollard des Ormeaux, Que.
    Diana was project coordinator F-18 – CAE – Montreal – until Mathew James came along

    Paul Claude - Spouse: Lisa Jehoda
    Granddaughter : Kailey Paulina, born. Provo, Utah
    Grandson: Kyler Mikay, born Provo, Utah
    One more coming January/2003
    Paul is Church Educational Services – Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Days Saints ( Mormon Church). Paul graduated Concordia U. Bsc, Psychology – scholarship BYU- Provo, Utah – masters child psych. & computer eng. & is Beaconsfield, Que. Based until next year when he returns to Salt Lake City for reassignment
    Lisa is McGill graduate Bsc –Education - is part time replacement teacher
Note: if any one has any questions – "Ernie" bluehornet@aei.ca
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