Edouard Bilodeau
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Edouard Bilodeau
  • January 29, 1938 - December 8, 2017
  • Manchester, New Hampshire

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Edouard Jean Bilodeau 'Bill", 79, of Manchester, NH, died of COPD and heart disease on December 8, 2017. He went peacefully, surrounded by his loving family.
Bill was born in Manchester, NH on January, 29, 1938, the son of Alyre Bilodeau and Anna (Tanguay) Bilodeau. Bill was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
Bill married his sweetheart, Janis Irene Lievens in 1955. They celebrated 62 years of marriage on October 1st of this year.
He loved to work with his hands which led him into his lifetime career of carpentry. He started his own business which he eventually shared with his youngest son, Keith. Bill loved his clients as much as they loved and appreciated him and his sense of humor. He formed many lasting friendships.
Bill is predeceased by his brothers, Bertrand, Robert and Maurice.
His surviving siblings include his brothers, Laurent, Henry, Lionel, Normand and his sisters, Alice Payant and Diana Guertin and multiple nephews and nieces.
In additions to Bill's surviving wife, Janis, are his sons, Edouard Gene, Jr., Michael Arthur, Keith John and his daughters, Kim Marie Turner, Kathy Ann Olkovikas and her husband James, Karen Lee Oliver and her husband Dan. Bill has four grandchildren, Shauna, Jonathan, Heidi, Leeann and five great grandchildren, Amber, Gabriel, Jude, Veronika and Alina.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Breathe New Hampshire, 145 Hollis Street, Unit C, Manchester, NH 03101
Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, December 14 from 3 to 7 pm at McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover Street, corner of Beech Street in Manchester. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 6 pm in the funeral home.