Chuck Galipeau

Obituary of Chuck Galipeau

Galipeau, Charles “Chuck”

72 years, passed peacefully surrounded by family after a brief illness on Friday, November 2, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Pamela (nee Morand) (2013). Proud and loving Dad of Laura and Glen Mills and Layne and Ken Hoskins. Adored Papa of Danielle Bonnevie (Brent), Jordyn , Madison (Evan Carr) and Natalie Mills, Braydon, Mackenna (Craig Crosby) and Austin Hoskins. Great Papa of Brock and Blake Bonnevie. Dearest brother of Robert Zolotcov (Helen Toner) and the late Doug Galipeau. Brother-in-law of Ron and Terry Morand. Chuck will also be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and his dog Rocky. Chuck had a love of music and a passion for entertaining, earning him an induction into the Windsor Music Hall of Fame. He was especially known for his impersonation of Elvis, Zelda and Buford. He will be sadly missed by Charlene Wilkinson, his music partner of 26 years, as well as the Wilkinson/Burma families and his very large circle of friends. Throughout his music career of 56 years, Chuck was instrumental in various individual and community fundraising efforts, especially the McGregor Music Festival in which over 10 years has raised over $250,000 for the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Chuck retired from Windsor Regional Hospital after 27 years of service. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday 7-9 pm, Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9:30 am until Mass of The Resurrection at 10:30 am. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Cremation to follow. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at