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Andrew J. Saulnier, 93, of Front Royal, VA died on Friday, Nov. 8th, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.
Mr. Saulnier was born May 16, 1920, in Saulnierville, Nova Scotia, Canada, son of the late Jerry R. and Ange`le L. Guilebeau Saulnier. He was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy, founder of D & S Repair Service of Alexandria and a founder of Equipment Service Association.
Mr. Saulnier was a former member of the Alexandria Fire Company #5, a former councilman in Colonial Beach and often worked with the Colonial Beach Police Department. He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge # 829 in Front Royal and # 1267 in Colonial Beach, American Legion Post #148 in Colonial Beach, and served as a justice of the peace in Northern Virginia.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Edna M. Saulnier; nine children Jerry (Charlene), Annette (Mike), Steve (Jan), Mike (Monika), Robert (Doris), Vivian (Jim), April, Lucy, and Phyllis (Dave); and many grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter Nancy and son-in-law Ed.
The family will receive friends at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main Street, Front Royal, VA. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., officiated by the Reverend Joan Wilson. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VA-Long Term Care, 510 Butler Ave., CLC-B, Martinsburg VAMC, WV 25405.