Adrien Léon Bussière

January 26, 2018 25 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with much sadness and love that our family announces the passing of Adrien Léon Bussière on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Adrien will be deeply missed and forever remembered by his beloved wife of 51 years, Flore and his loving children: Jocelyne (Brent) Bowman, Claude (Tracy), Miguel (Heather), Laurier (Robin) as well as 18 cherished grandchildren. He will also be missed by his brothers Hector (Diane) and Clément (Joy), sister Lucille Dubé, sister-in-law Lucille Bussière and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Émérentienne and Gérard Bussière, brothers Rémi and Arthur and one sister, Régina.

He devoted his life to his faith, his wife, his family, his friends, his community, and his vocation, sharing his joy and fun-loving nature with everyone.

Adrien had a deep faith in God, trusting that God would give him the strength to walk whatever road lay ahead of him. He was committed to his church community, serving on numerous committees in the area of administration and finances, visiting the sick, taking part in the Knights of Columbus and joining the church choir for a time.

Adrien and Flore were married for fifty-one years and were an awesome example to all their children of the sacredness and the beauty of marriage. Dad’s devotion to Mom was never more evident than in the last few years. He honored her each day, enjoyed doing some traveling as well as simple things like doing household tasks together, caring for her and always treating her with respect and love.

Dad had a strong work ethic as many can attest to through his career as a teacher, his employment with the government both at the provincial and federal level. He had excellent administrative skills, was extremely organized and worked well with people. He truly enjoyed his work!

Family really was at the center of who our Dad was. He loved talking to all of us, from all of his own children to the very youngest of his grandchildren. Our gatherings at Christmas time were never quiet, always full of laughter and plenty of talking. He was a great listener, loving and compassionate who tried hard to not judge but love. One could count on his wise counsel, honest words.

He leaves behind a legacy of character, integrity and love for all of us to follow.

Dad, we have been so blessed to have had you among us for 75 years and it is hard to imagine our lives without you. Love you!

Prayer Service
Tuesday January 30th, 7:00 pm
St Vital Catholic Parish
4905 50 St, Beaumont, AB

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday January 31, 11:00 am.
St. Vital Catholic Parish
4905 50 St, Beaumont, AB

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made to the ALS Society of Alberta (www.alsab.ca).

  1. Toute nos sympathies à la famille Bussiere de la part de La famille Emond de la région de Riviere-La-Paix.

  2. sorry to hear about the passing of Adrien. He was a good man. My condolences to the Bussiere family and to the many friends he had. rest well Adiren.

  3. Mes condoléances Miguel.

  4. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  5. Rest in Peace dear brother. Say hi to mom and dad, Regina, Remi and Art for me. You will be sorely missed.

  6. Sincere condolence to the family. Adrien was a respected fellow teacher and friend.

  7. We are so sorry for the family’s loss. He was a great man full of hospitality, generosity and love. He will be missed. Love to all.

  8. Toutes nos sympathies a la famille Bussière.

  9. He is forever, for me, a giant of a man who protected children. His light will be multiplied by those he led. Much love, Paulette, Raymond and André

  10. Nos sincères condoléances à toute la famille.

  11. Our sincere condolences to Flore and family. Adrien was a good friend. I was blessed to have known him. I was chosen to be part of his wedding party 51 years ago. We both went our separate ways in our quest for life, but he was never out of mind. Sincères condoléances, Flore, que Dieu prend soins de toi et ta famille dans ces temps difficile.

  12. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to Jocelyne and all the Bussiere’s on your loss. I do have fond memories of Adrien and his zest for life, his love of family and especially for his grandchildren. May he Rest In Peace and May his memory be cherished.

  13. Our deepest sympathies Flore and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and your family. He was a special cousin.

  14. Remembering the love and passion that your Dad had for life, will help ease your hearts’ pain. He will continue to be right beside you all just from a different realm. Our love and prayers go to you during this difficult time ?

  15. My deepest sympathies to the family , yes he sure was a wonderful person ,caring and loving , there was laughter wherever he was . Rest peacefully in God’s hands .

  16. Nous avons passer d’heureux moments ensemble.
    J’etais comme son frere lorsqu’on faisait le voyage au travail ensemble.

    Sincere condelesences.

  17. Condolences to the family. Although we only met your dad once, he presented himself as someone who was very kind, and deserving of respect. His integrity should be admired.

  18. ~ remember his laugh, his smile, his eyes. His light & deep love for each of you will carry you through the days ahead.
    ~ your in our thoughts. love, Diane, Taylor and Aurora

  19. My deepest sympathies to the family. He was a great man. I am glad I got to meet him.

  20. Mes pensées et mes prières à vous tous.
    I was lucky to know and love Adrien, we all have happy memories of him. May those thoughts carry you through the difficult days.
    Thinking of you all. xoxo

  21. I am so saddened to hear of Adrian’s passing. He was always friendly , kind and a person who was great to talk to.

  22. Deepest sympathy to Jocelyne and family and to all members of the Bussiere family in your loss. Praying for comfort and peace for you at this time.

  23. Our sincere condolences to Jocelyne and the Bussiere family, hoping you are able to share happy memories and celebrate his life.

  24. Mes sympathies a toute la famille. Mes prieres sont avec vous.

  25. Adrien was a leader in Alberta education. His influence will be remembered for a long time. Adrien and I were in Alberta Education for many years

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