Boutin, Claude – On February 17th, 2019, Claude passed away suddenly at Royal Rose Place just 4 days before his 75th birthday. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 51 years Diane. He was a devoted father to Richard (Vicki) and Steven. Caring grandfather to Riley, Devyn, Reed, Elle and Noah. Big brother to Suzanne (Susie) Laurin and Jacqueline (Jackie) Boutin (Kevin). He will be greatly missed by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parent Philippe and Jeanne Boutin as well as his in-laws Earl and Gladys Arnold. A private service will be held for family at Cudney’s on Tuesday, February 26th followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at the H.L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Welland at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, February 26th. The Boutin family would like to thank the wonderful and caring nurses and other staff at Royal Rose Place where Claude resided for the past year. In memory of Claude, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, the Diabetes Foundation or the Welland Humane Society. Online condolences available at www.cudneyfuneralhome.com.