On March 4th, 2023 Raymond Paul Gauthier passed away peacefully in Ottawa with his loving family by his side.
Raymond is survived by his beloved wife, Brenda Lucki, two beautiful daughters Danielle (Shaby) and Joanne, his cherished grandchildren Annick, Leo and Della, sister Theresa (Don), brothers Maurice (Caroline) and Roland (Cara) and numerous extended families. Raymond was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Laurette (Meilleur) Gauthier
Ray joined the RCMP in 1974, a career that gave him immense pride. He served in Manitoba and Saskatchewan with 10 years at the RCMP Training Academy, which included a UN tour overseas to the Ivory Coast. He was a proud and dedicated member of the RCMP. He was very well respected and a mentor to many. During his tenure he touched countless people’s lives, both professionally and personally. He was a selfless man who gave unconditionally.
Ray had a gentle soul with an immense heart. He was a compassionate and caring man who always loved sharing stories of his adventures as an RCMP member, a fisherman and a woodworker. He was a friend to all and will be missed beyond measure.
Celebration of Life
Saturday, April 22nd, 2023 at 12 pm at the RCMP Cemetery – 5907 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan. A reception will follow at the RCMP Heritage Centre.
Sunday, June 18th, 2023 at 12 pm on the St. Lawrence River at 22070 171 Avenue, Bainsville, Ontario with a reception to follow on site.
In lieu of flowers or cards, a tribute to Ray can be made by donating to the National Police Federation’s Benevolent Foundation, which provides immediate financial and other supports to the family following the death of a serving Member, and post-secondary financial funding for students.
Donations can be made by visiting: www.npf-fpn.com.