Mark Williams, 71, of Gatineau, Quebec, passed away suddenly on February 26, 2013 while in Cuba. Mark lived life to the fullest. He was a dedicated family man who adored his wife, children and grandchildren. He was generous with his time and laughter and was respected by the numerous friends and acquaintances he made during his life and his 54 year career as a barber (Salon Mark Williams) in Gatineau. Mark had a wonderful sense of humor and a curiosity about everything in life. Mark is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Claudette (Beauchamp), his children, Karl and Jo-Ann (Eric), his grandchildren, Alex, Audrey, and Katherine, his mother, Eugenie (Rollin) and his sisters, Joan (late Richard) and Marie (Doug) , and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Salon Gauvreau of Coopérative Funéraire de l'Outaouais, 750 boul. Maloney on March 8 between 5 and 9 PM with funeral service at Ste Rose de Lima Church, 861 boul. Saint-René Est, Gatineau, March 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Gatineau Hospital Foundation, faitesvotredon/memoriam_e.asp

Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Mar. 6, 2013