Aug. 26, 1948-April 18, 2012
Philippe C. Gastonguay, 63, of Harbor, passed away April 18, 2012, at his home.
Philippe was born Aug. 26, 1948, in Pontiac, Ill., to Philippe and June (Roe) Gastonguay.
He moved to Oregon where he attended school in Myrtle Point and later Eagle Point High School.
He enjoyed fishing and reading. Philippe also wrote poetry; he even had a
song recorded by Dwight Yoakum. He enjoyed singing karaoke especially
country western songs.
Survivors include his siblings Stan Byle and his wife Shirley of
Redmond, Jolynn Dausey and her husband Robin of Medford, John
Gastonguay of Grants, N.M., Joseph Gastonguay and his wife Connie of
Brookings, Karen Pershin and her husband Larry of Klamath Falls, Kathy
Nichols of Banks, Terrie Carver of Brookings, and Helayne Whitmore and
her husband Jesse of Medford. Also surviving are numerous nieces and
Philippe was preceded in death by his stepfather Darwin; mother June; and sisters Sharron Greenhaw and Becki Jones.
A gathering for Philippe's friends and family will be held at noon,
Saturday, May 12, at Harbor Logging Supply, 1 Northgate Plaza, in
Inurnment will be at a later date at Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.
Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.