Jacques Ernest "Ernie" Boucher CMR 1952 - # 3741
Born : Montreal,Que. : 21/09/1933
Married (1): Crystal ( Christl ) 19/08/1961
2 sons: Daniel Eric ( 40 ) Paul Claude ( 34 ) see further notes
Married (2): Jay 02/09/1983 ( no children )
Present status: single
In the spring of 1953, we received our 4 in 1 shots & I developed a severe reaction & wound up in Queen Mary Veterans Hospital & was there over 4 months, which ended my military career at St- Jean,& convalesced balance of '53.
1954 1963 : Dictaphone Corp.- Service tech. Dictating machines ( still had wax cylinders in those days) & language labs.
1963-1966 : Robbins & Myers - Sales Rep. Fans Hoists Motors Moyno Pumps
1966-1975 : Munck International Sales & Purchasing Mgr. Overhead Cranes Hoists Stackers
1975-1978 : Hall Engineering Sales Mgr. Custom Fabrication & Machining
1978-1981 : Cdn Overhead Handling General Mgr.- Custom Overhead Handling Machinery& Cranes
1981-1983 : Ezeflow Inc. General Mgr. Stainless & exotic alloys fittings mfgr
1983-1985 : Remco Inc. Vice President Towing trucks & dump bodies
Note: largest sale in company history of 7 Western Star tow trucks c/w 50 metric tons lifting capacity for Leopard tanks retrieval.
1985-1995 : Own consulting company Material Handling & Specialized Tooling.
1995: Back accident 2 disks removed spine fusion 7 months rehab @ Catherine Booth Hospital & was given 10% chance of walking again I do sometimes with a cane when outside my apt. for safety reasons only.
I have had an extremely varied career which has taken me over many parts of this planet & I thoroughly enjoy life one day at a time c/w a positive attitude.
Hobbies & Recreation:
Cubs & scout leader 10 yrs Pierrefonds
Membership director & founding member & president
briarwood Swimming Pool 1965 Pierrefonds
President North Shore Civitans 1973-1978
Chairman Mayor's Blood Donor Clinic 1973-1978 Pierrefonds
Long time Blood Donor (1955 & on)
Computer nut since 1993 & Family history research & this research was instrumental in proving my US ancestry & received my US citizenship certificate in July/1997 after 3 years of research & was able to transfer to my sons. (see picture in "Memories").
I am self taught & buy a lot of books c/w pictures & accept any instructions from whatever sources & download any freebie software available. I help local seniors to navigate their PC & get on the net to contact their loved ones & collect,edit & assemble their photos in electronic albums
Portage: Gaspe class minesweeper
Resolute: Gaspe class minesweeper
Restigouche: St-Laurent class destroyer
Grandson: Mathew James, born Pointe Claire
Dan is a captain with JAZZ ( formerly Air Ontario) Dash 8 graduated from Mount Royal College, Calgary. C/W multi engines & commercial licence DOT FAA licence Jekyll Island, Florida & is now Montreal based & lives in Dollard des Ormeaux, Que.
Diana was project coordinator F-18 CAE Montreal until Mathew James came along
Paul Claude - Spouse: Lisa Jehoda
Granddaughter : Kailey Paulina, born. Provo, Utah
Grandson: Kyler Mikay, born Provo, Utah
One more coming January/2003
Paul is Church Educational Services Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Days Saints ( Mormon Church). Paul graduated Concordia U. Bsc, Psychology scholarship BYU- Provo, Utah masters child psych. & computer eng. & is Beaconsfield, Que. Based until next year when he returns to Salt Lake City for reassignment
Lisa is McGill graduate Bsc Education - is part time replacement teacher