Family and friends were saddened to hear of the death of Percy Donald (Sonny) Hocquard on Friday, March 14, 2008 after losing a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. He was 70 years old.
Donald was the only son of Percy and Eva (Young) Hocquard and brother to the late Helen (Hocquard) McDavid of Campbellton, New Brunswick. He was also predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Myrtle (Van Horne) Hocquard from Shives-Athoville, New Brunswick and later of Fort Nelson, BC. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Hocquard of Prince George, BC.
He was born in Restigouche County, Campbellton, NB. where he attended local schools graduating in 1958. He moved to Fort Nelson, BC. in the late 1970’s where he worked for many years at West Coast Energy. He later moved to Burns Lake, BC and spent many years at his cabin on the lake, fishing and enjoying his retirement.
Many thanks to the Burns Lake Hospital for their excellent and compassionate care of Donald making his final days peaceful. As per his request, he will be cremated and buried beside his wife in Fort Nelson, BC.