“Our beautiful Paul passed away peacefully on Friday, September 11th, 2020 at the age of 77, at Belleville General Hospital, and into the presence of Jesus Christ, his Savior and Redeemer and surrounded by his beloved family. Paul is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Elizabeth Ann Houde (nee Cunliffe), his cherished children, Paula (Sam Gomas), John, Susan (Ryan Kennedy) and Elizabeth’s Ann’s son John, his beloved grandchildren Keegan (Dan), Gabriel, Sophia, Charlie and Ben, and great grandson Everett. We acknowledge Josh as a chosen grandson to the family as he and Paul has a very special friendship. Predeceased by his parents Phillip John Houde (1991) and Rita Josephine (nee Beary) Houde (2008), sister Patricia Anne Houde (1986) and brother Robert Phillip Houde (2017). Before illness took its toll, Paul was full of life, loved people and seldom passed anyone by. Paul ministered to the hurting, sick and dying for over 35 years. Paul had a heart full of compassion and always found time to speak to and encourage those in need. He will be missed by his church family, his precious friends, loved ones and those he reached out to in the streets who needed the love of Jesus. aul always wanted people to know how much Jesus Christ transformed his life and for him personally it was life changing. WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT ENTER MY KINGDOM Paul was a proud Ironworker and a member of the Ironworkers Union (Toronto Local 721) for over 55 years. He loved being an Ironworker and said it was a joy to go to work. We would like to thank Dr. Robert Webster and the Doctors, Nurses, PSW’s etc. at BGH Quinte 4 and Sills 3 (Stroke Unit), and also the Paramedics for the care given to Paul.