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André Phillippe D'Auteuil

November 1, 1977 ~ November 25, 2021 (age 44)

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AMSTON- André P. D'Auteuil, 44, departed this life on November 25, 2021 at Hartford Hospital with his father at his side. He was the beloved son of Marcel D'Auteuil and the late Ann (Laurendeau) D'Auteuil. André was born in Sacramento, CA on November 1, 1977. He spent many years surrounded by amazing staff, that would become great friends at the Hebron Group Home in CT.

André was a warrior throughout the challenges of life and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. André is survived by his loving father Marcel D'Auteuil and his wife Priscilla; Sister Nicole Warner; Brothers Robert and Benjamin D'Auteuil; Aunts Marguerite Hedges and Maryanne Cyr; Cousins Kristie Keeley, Christine and David Cyr; Cindy, Stephen and Mark Dynder; Aunt Aline Dynder; and Uncle Paul Laurendeau. He is also survived by the many friends and staff members of the Hebron Group Home whom the family would like to thank for their amazing care and love for André.

A visitation will be held on Monday, November  29, 2021 from 4-7PM at the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 S. Elm St. Wallingford. Additional calling hours followed by a funeral service will be held at the Butterfield Home and Chapel, 500 Pontiac Ave. Cranston, RI on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 4-7PM with a funeral service Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11am directly at the funeral home.

The B.C. Bailey Funeral Home of Wallingford, Connecticut has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit: www.BaileyCares.com

 

You Can Run Now

A childhood illness
A life changed
A chair
The chair- some say it confined and defined you, but I know the truth

Body bound yet spirit free
But you can run now

Never a word spoken
Though joy and love of life you spread to countless friends
Lives changed

Body bound yet spirit free
But you can run now

I remember the afternoons when I would push you in your chair
Sun and wind on your face, old friends

Body bound yet spirit free
But you can run now

I'll learn from you and take away what I can
Joy in the smallest things and gratitude for life itself
Perseverance through pain and suffering
In honor of a brother departed

Body bound yet spirit free
But you can run now

I'll wet my pillow with tears and shake my fist at the cold night
But not for long
I know the Great Physician will mend you and heal you whole
Body unbound and spirit free

So, leave this land of dust
Tears
Shadows

And until we see each other again in that New World
Walk in the sunshine of a new morning

Actually, you can run now

You can run now!

Elegy for my brother André D’Auteuil
November 1, 1977-November 25, 2021

By Rob D’Auteuil

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 29, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
B.C. Bailey Funeral Home
273 South Elm St.
Wallingford, CT 06492

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