Camille Joseph Andre Jr "CJ" Beaulieu
CJ Beaulieu – son, brother, writer and friend – died Wednesday March 20, 2019 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, NB.
CJ was born in the Miramichi, NB on June 12, 1993. He spent his childhood in the country playing hide and seek, building snow forts, even playing dolls with his beloved sister. CJ loved spending time with his Ma Mere and Pa Pere, creating Lego masterpieces and enjoying everything that came out of Ma Mere’s kitchen. As CJ grew older he had a love for video games and discovering new music. After obtaining his GED, CJ dreamed of attending university eventually bringing him to Fredericton with hopes of accomplishing his goal and spend more time with his favourite nephew, Kaiden.
As a man, CJ showed an intense level of empathy and love. He also suffered from depression for many years and chose to take his own life. CJ is survived by his sister Michaela Beaulieu (Christopher Arsenault), his brothers Chris Russell and Wayne Russell, his father Camille Beaulieu Sr., maternal grandmother Brenda Dempsey and his paternal grandmother Angela Beaulieu, step daughter Ivy Morris as well as three aunts, 7 uncles, multiple cousins, endless friends, and his nephew Kaiden. He is predeceased by his mother Wendi Dempsey and both grandfathers.
A celebration of CJ’s life will be held at McAdam’s Funeral Home in Fredericton, NB on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 1pm. All are welcome. For those who wish, donations in CJ’s memory can be made to Youth in Transition – Chrysalis House, Canadian Mental Health or a charity of donor’s choice.