Marc-Sonier-Obituary
In Loving Memory of

Marc Sonier

1944-2022

Obituary of Marc Sonier

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marc on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Beloved Husband and best friend to Lynn. Amazing Dad to Renee (Dave) Dione, Crystal (Alex) Haitos, Paul and fur babies Pepin and Frodo. Cherished Grandpapa to Lucas and Ella. Honorary dad to Donna St. Louis. He will be missed by his siblings, nieces, nephews, extended family members and all those who knew him.

Marc was an amazing bass player and loved taking requests from friends and family. He would play you anything from honky-tonk to classic rock. Music was a big part of his life but his family was an even bigger part. He loved watching his kids and grandkids grow up into the adults they are today.

Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

A Celebration of Marc's Life will be held at the Chippewa Legion on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 3-7p.m.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date: October 2, 2022
Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Royal Canadian Legion,
3860 Legion St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 6C9
https://www.on.legion.ca/branch?b=396&d=District%20B&z=Zone%205

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Cheryl Midgley
3 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

Catherine O’Brien
3 months ago

With all my love & strength from God you will get through this. Keep your beautiful smile with happy memories you made with him. My heart breaks for you my friend. All my love ❤️

Paul and Jackie Rooney
3 months ago

Sorry for your loss, our prayers go out to you and your family, Paul and Jackie Rooney

Judie Tremblett
3 months ago

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose….All that we love deeply will become part of us.
My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family 🙏

Judie Burberry
3 months ago

So sorry to hear of Marc’s passing. My thoughts, prayers and love are with you and all the family, hugs❤️

Kathy Ouellet
3 months ago

Sorry to hear about Mark. Haven’t seen him in years. He played with my Brother Gary Jones.💕🙏

Chris Scott
3 months ago

Condolences to family and friends of Marc. I enjoyed our many times together during the musician’s breakfast. It just happened that I ended up in emergency recently and found out Marc was admitted and just down the hall so I was able to have a short visit. Then a day later I was moved to a ward and Marc was moved to the same ward as well. I was fortunate to have a couple more short visits before he passed. I am going to miss him.

Freda (Brideau) Provencher
3 months ago

My deepest condolences, Lynn & to your family. I met Marc when his family moved to Silvertown before we all started high school. He was always a happy person to be around & smiling. I met him again through Lynn & the last time we spoke was during covid. R.I.P. Marc.

Don Couchie.
3 months ago

I am profoundly saddened to hear of Marc’s passing. I met Marc in my early teens and he was always someone who I knew would treat me with respect. In turn I had the utmost respect for him as a musician and a human being. His sense of humour endeared him to every one he met. His integrity as a bass player made him a valuable member of every band he played with over his long and storied career. He will be remembered by all who had the good fortune to know and work with him. Rest In Peace Sir.

Linda Holder Johnson
3 months ago

Lynn and family,
I am very sorry to hear about Marc’s passing. I often think about what Marc did for Kyle and Scott.He was a very caring man.My prayers are with you.

Ken and Laurali Parliament
3 months ago

Thinking of you and your dear family , Lynn ! Sending BIG HUGS ! Love . Ken and Laurali

Shelley Hayward
3 months ago

Thinking of you all during this difficult time. I am so sorry to hear of Marc’s passing. He was a wonderful man. I am truly honoured to have had the chance to know him and witness his example of what a great husband, father and friend should be. My love to you all! ❤️

Wendy and Randy Richards
3 months ago

Lynne and Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Marc, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, keep his memories in your heart forever. Love you,

GARY HOTTE
3 months ago

I chatted with Marc on Facebook this past April 8 and he suggested we get together for coffee. I said I thought that would be great and I regret it never took place. I would have liked to spend some time with Marc and I’m sorry I didn’t make the time to see him again. I truly admired and respected Marc and I wanted him to know that…Lynne is a girl I admired from the first day I met her and I know she and Marc were a perfect package that would last forever R.I.P. Marc

George & Janice Marks
3 months ago

Sending our love & support. May your memories help you
through everything!! Love George & Jan

Nicole Muracco
3 months ago

Sending love and prayers to you Lynne and Paul ❤️

William Spaan
3 months ago

Lynn, Helen and I are very sorry for your loss. You and Mark are in our thoughts.

Beth Petrie
3 months ago

My heart goes out to you, hon and to your family.

Bobby, Jessica, and Phoenix Shannon
3 months ago

Marc was the kindest man and we have so many great memories of him. He would always welcome you into his home with welcome arms, and loved his family.

We will never forget him. Our hearts are with you during this time.

Love always . . . Jennifer ❤️

TracyAnn DeWolfe
3 months ago

I’m so sorry for ur loss Lynn my condolences go out to you n your family n friends during this time.

Bev and Bo Macri
3 months ago

Lynne and family, they’re are no right words that will make this better for you and your family. Just know that we’re all here for you. Life is too short so all the memories we have make it better. Hold onto those so you can move forward as he would want you too. Love Bo,Bev and family❤️❤️

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Peter Meisenburg
3 months ago

Marc was a great man fighting a battle up and down.and so strong.Lyne I offer my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I’m so sad for you as you don’t see relationships like you both have any more. God bless you all

Ted Serafini
3 months ago

So sorry to hear of Marc’s passing. I have many fond memories of being on stage with Marc making fun of ourselves and the audience plus we made some good music.
My condolences

Bev kropac
3 months ago

Marc was the most selfless person we knew. Marc’s love of music, family and life was inspirational. Sending Hugs and Prayers, XO

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