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Wayne Joseph Felix

Wayne Joseph Felix

Age 56, Cheticamp, passed away on Monday March 18, 2024 at home. Wayne was the son of Clarence and Cecile (Roach) Felix.

Wayne was known as a jack of all trades. He not only excelled as a welder, carpenter, plumber, electrician — you name it — he mastered it, leaving his mark all over our little village and beyond. He was always eager to show us pictures of his latest creative project.

Wayne was proud of his 19 years of sobriety and made it his goal to guide and inspire those who were also fighting similar battles and coping with mental health issues. His strong faith helped him push through many trials and tribulations. “Lord Guide Me” was tattooed on his back as a reminder to let go of the things he could not control. He always put others’ needs before his own and never said no to anyone. We could count on him to check-in on us, no matter the distance or how busy he was. Always the last one to leave a party, as the designated driver, Wayne always made sure people made it home safely.

He enjoyed spending time with people and telling stories more than anything. He also loved playing hockey, golfing, snowmobiling, fishing, practicing guitar and listening to fiddle music. Wayne, being a big kid at heart, was often found playing on the floor with kids and pets, watching cartoons, rolling around and laughing from the heart. He had no shortage of Donald Duck impressions, jokes, ‘baby’ high fives, little tunes to hum and steps to dance.

He’ll always be remembered for his ingenuity with gadgets, contraptions and various inventions. Big or small, Wayne never strayed from a challenge –– he’d say there was “Nothin’ to it!” and find the most unconventional and resourceful “Newfie style” solution to the problem. Often working through the night and into the early hours of the day, we always knew Wayne had been around by the lingering of his signature cologne and the trail of half-empty RedBull cans. His absence will be felt by his family who loved him the most. He had a way of keeping his immediate family on their toes and doing so non maliciously -– it was just Wayne being his true self, and doing it his way! For his numerous friends and co-workers, he leaves a huge void. We are forever grateful to all his close friends who helped mold a desirable model of a caring, kind, humorous and lovely soul…a diamond in the rough with a heart of gold.

“C’est ça, pi c’est ça!”

Besides his parents, Wayne is survived by his son, Jaron Michael Felix; sister, Roseanne Marie Felix; and niece, Cynthia Lynn Fraser.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 7-9 pm at the Cheticamp Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 10:30 am in St. Peter’s Church, Cheticamp with Father Silvichan Dominic officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Wayne’s memory to Mental Health or Addictions.


Condolences

  • Les and Louise Ste Marie April 6, 2024 7:35 pm

    Clarence and family, we are so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. We met Wayne in 2005 when he and Clarence built our house in Pleasant Bay. We have very fond memories from that time. We always looked forward to seeing him and appreciated his enthusiasm and the quality of his work. Seeing him over the years he was always very friendly. We will miss him.

  • Mrs. Linda Main March 26, 2024 2:15 pm

    Cecile, Clarence, Roseann & Family
    Ron & I were deeply grieved to hear of Wayne’s passing and send our sincerest and deepest heartfelt condolences. You are in our prayers…much love, always…

  • Alcida et Donny LeBlanc March 25, 2024 7:50 pm

    Our deepest sympathies Cecile, Clarence and family.

  • Emilie Dithurbide March 25, 2024 5:45 pm

    Sending our deepest Condolences to Wayne’s family and friends… We didn’t know Wayne well…but he was always ready to chat when we ran into him …He’s in a better place but gone much too young…Emilie & Arnold Dithurbide. 🙏🙏

  • Benny & Gloria Wells March 25, 2024 3:44 pm

    Deepest condolences to all the family.

  • Mary Ellen March 25, 2024 3:33 pm

    Our condolences to the family and friends on Wayne’s passing.

  • edward (Teddy) simon March 25, 2024 2:06 pm

    Sorry for your loss

  • Gloria Aucoin March 25, 2024 1:57 pm

    My sincere sympathies to all of Wayne’s family, friends and relatives.
    R.I.P. Wayne!

  • Lisa LeBlanc March 25, 2024 1:50 pm

    My deepest heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Wayne. I will surely miss him, my brother from another mother. I still can’t believe he’s gone! May he rest in eternal peace. 🙏💕 He was one of a kind and the Cheticamp area has lost a beautiful soul!

  • Nadine, Ivan, Alvin, Duran, Nathalie ❤️❤️🙏❤️❤️ March 25, 2024 1:43 pm

    Our deepest sympathies Jaron, uncle Clarence, aunt Cecile, Roseanne, Cynthia Sending all our love ❤️ & prayers 🙏during this difficult time. Wayne will be missed and forever in our hearts. 💕

  • Bertine Roach March 25, 2024 9:31 am

    My deepest sympathies Cecile and family, May he RIP.

  • Deveaux André March 24, 2024 8:43 pm

    I remember playing minor hockey with Wayne as a kid. It was always fun. He was always kind to everybody. Most sincere sympathies from our family to yours, as well as friends. He’ll be sorely missed by all who knew him.

  • Susie Lemay March 24, 2024 4:28 pm

    Deepest sympathy to family and friends.

  • Gerard Aucoin March 23, 2024 10:42 pm

    Gerard and I are sending sincere sympathies to Wayne’s family and friends…. got to know him a little during times of working for Marc. He was surely a hard worker unafraid to tackle any challenge. He will be missed.

  • Shauna Roach March 23, 2024 9:42 pm

    Our hearts are broken to hear of Wayne’s passing. It was a shock to the soul. When I first began visiting Cheticamp with Charles-Emile, it was Wayne who reached out to my Son to go hang out with Jaron and make friends. He was a kind man who always had the best of intentions. It never went unnoticed. May God cradle his family in this time of sadness. God bless.

  • helen daw March 23, 2024 6:19 pm

    Clarence,Cecile and family,I,m so sorry for your loss,God bless you.

  • Diane Gray March 23, 2024 5:37 pm

    Wayne helped me and my children through a very challenging time in my life. He was there with his contagious smile & positive energy . He was a dear friend that would help anyone and expect nothing in return. He was a beautiful human being. Sending my deepest condolences to his Family ❤️

  • Roly and Barb Ingraham and family March 23, 2024 5:33 pm

    My Deepest condolences to Wayne’s Family.and fiends . We loved Wayne like our own son . We are so very sad and we are going to miss him dearly . I will always remember him by his laughter his stories and lots of advice. He was a hard worker .There was a lot he helped us with ! Out of kinds always ! We will always keep Wayne’s memories close to our hearts . ❤️ May you Rest in peace our dearest friend ❤️❤️🙏🏻

  • Doreen Lefort March 23, 2024 5:17 pm

    So sorry for your loss Clarence ,Cecile, Roseanne, Jaron, Cynthia, and other family members. . May he rest in peace.

  • Ginette Mills March 23, 2024 5:04 pm

    My deepest condolences to Clarence, Cecile, Roseanne, Jaron, Cynthia and all his relatives and friends. A very nice guy who has left this earth much too soon. May the good memories you have of Wayne get you through this difficult time. Hugs to you all. 🙏💔❤️

  • Marie Therese Poirier March 23, 2024 4:44 pm

    My condolences to the parents, sister and especially you, Jaron!! I got a chance to know your father, through the years. He was a nice guy and always had a smile. May he find eternal peace!! 💙

  • Rosie Grace March 23, 2024 3:18 pm

    Sincerest Condolences to Wayne’s family and many friends. May you find comfort and peace in the support shown by the community, the beautiful comments and stories of your special loved one and so forth, during this difficult time. Wayne’s kindness was felt by many, gone much too soon but never to be forgotten. May Wayne Rest in Eternal Peace….and watch over all of you…xxoo

  • Irvinna March 23, 2024 2:37 pm

    My heart is so heavy with sadness for this huge loss. Wayne was one of a kind that will never be forgotten. Huge hugs from Alberta to Jaron and his family 🩷 RIP Wayne

  • NATALIE MACKINNON March 23, 2024 1:25 pm

    SENDING MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO WAYNES FAMILY AND FRIENDS!
    HIS HAPPY AND FUN LOVING ATTITUDE AND HIS LUST FOR LIFE WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.
    RIP MY FRIEND.

  • William Fraser March 23, 2024 12:15 pm

    RIP Wayne.

  • Charles Emile March 23, 2024 12:02 pm

    From the day he set foot in Plateau as a child we were one! A big piece of me has left my soul! RIP awesome friend! I will have a birthday on March 26 that will never be forgotten as he is laid to rest. Clarence and Cecile are my second Dad and Mom as Roseanne my little sister! Love you all so much!

  • Chester Muise March 23, 2024 10:58 am

    Chester Muise here. I did not know Wayne well but every time that I met him, at the golf course, at the CO-OP etc, he was always friendly, happy and extremely likeable. Clearly a nice person who will be missed by his family and friends. Betty and I send our condolences and prayers.

  • David Larade March 23, 2024 10:01 am

    So sorry to hear this news. Condolences to the family. Knew Wayne growing up in Cheticamp.

  • Maria Dodge March 23, 2024 9:39 am

    John and I want to wish you our Sincere Condolences to the Whole Family especially his Mom and Dad, sister Roseanne and son Jaron.

  • Nathalie Leblanc March 23, 2024 8:41 am

    Mes condoléances à Jaron ,la famille et amis .

  • Audrey Hood March 23, 2024 8:29 am

    Clarence and Cecile: so sorry to read of Wayne’s passing. Can remember him as a young child when we first met you all so many years ago. Hard to believe the years have passed by. Trust your memories and faith in God. It will help ease your sorrow. Hope to visit with you soon
    Love to all Bob and Audrey Hood

  • Robert March 23, 2024 1:21 am

    Sending my deepest sympathies to the Family and Friends RIP Wayne

  • Nicolle Desveaux March 23, 2024 12:52 am

    So tragic to lose him at such an early age. God bless his parents, Jaron and Roseanne.
    He was a kind soul. Rest in eternal peace Wayne and help your family get through this.

  • Carol Ann Sampson March 22, 2024 11:59 pm

    Cousins Clarence, Cecile, Roseanne and Jaron – Our heartfelt condolences to you as you navigate this tremendous loss and heartbreak at Wayne’s untimely passing. We had the privilege of meeting him at your house a few years ago, and he sure left a mark on us. His quick wit, his stories, his thirst for life endeared him to us and we looked forward to meeting up again. May you find comfort in the words, stories and outpouring of love from family and friends, and may you all find peace and joy in the lifetime of memories that you have and share of Wayne. RIP Wayne – you will be missed and remembered always.

    Love,
    Mike and Carol Ann Sampson
    Bear River, NS

  • Wayne Aucoin . March 22, 2024 11:40 pm

    You will be missed by many. Rest in peace.

  • Gaston Aucoin March 22, 2024 11:18 pm

    I was sad to hear of Wayne’s passing; what a great guy. Wayne was a great supporter of the fiddle music, including the fiddling of Brent and Leanne. Deepest sympathies to the family and close friends. God Bless.

  • Yvette Turner March 22, 2024 11:09 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Wayne’s passing. I’ve never met Wayne in person, but I met him. He always had something positive to say. He shared his progress on projects. He was such a family man. You will be missed by many! 💕

  • Brenda March 22, 2024 10:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss Clarence, Cecile, Roseanne, Jaron and Cynthia. Also to all his close cousins and friends. He was as amazing and funny and caring man. He was a great man and a friend to everyone. An angel gone way to soon. May you fly high Wayne until we meet again. RIP

  • Aurel Muise March 22, 2024 10:31 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Jaron, Cecile, Clarence, Roseanne, Cynthia and other family members. Wayne was a kind man and will be missed. RIP Wayne.

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