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Brian Toby Gelinas

August 20, 1973 ~ December 13, 2019 (age 46)


In Loving Memory of

Brian Toby Gelinas

Sunrise August 20, 1973

Sunset December 13, 2019


It is with heavy hearts that his family announces his unexpected passing on Friday December 13, 2019 in Cochrane at the age of 46. He leaves in behind his wife Mary Jane Archibald, his children Kara Tremblay, Aaron Tremblay, Chelsea Tremblay, his two granddaughters Willow, Sequoia Tremblay, his mother Martha Mary Gelinas and also the mother of his children Ana, a friend for over 26 years. 

Brian was the brother of Marlene (Jeff) Gelinas-Martin, Joanne (Russ Wesley), Michael (Sylvina Rickard) Gelinas, Nicole Gelinas, Lise Gelinas, Benoit Gelinas and uncle to numerous nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father Camille Gelinas.

Brian loved the bush and respected the land, it provided for him and he shared that with others. The bush was his place of peace and that's where he went home.

The family will receive family & friends on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 7 pm to 9 pm and also on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 9:30 am the Génier Gauthier funeral home, 70 Seventh Ave. South, Cochrane followed by funeral service at 11 am at the Transfiguration Church with Reverend Father Richard Fortin officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. If you wish to send online condolences to his family, to send donations or to share your memories or picture of Brian, please visit

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to:

Maison Funéraire Génier Gauthier Funeral Home

70 – 7th, Ave South,

Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0 Telephone: (705) 272-5726

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Brian Toby Gelinas, please visit our floral store.


December 18, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Les Maisons Funéraires Génier Gauthier Funeral Homes
70 Seventh Avenue South
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0

December 19, 2019

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Les Maisons Funéraires Génier Gauthier Funeral Homes
70 Seventh Avenue South
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0

Funeral Service
December 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Eglise Transfiguration Church
316 Seventh Ave.
Cochrane, Ontario P0L 1C0


Heart & Stroke Foundation
110-1525 Carling Ave., Ottawa ON K1Z 8R9
Tel: 1-888-473-4636

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