Catherine Gourdier logo


Thank you so much for stopping by…
...I’d love to hear from you.

Catherine Gourdier photo

Meet Catherine

The eldest of eight siblings, Catherine was born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her parents are Bill Gourdier and Wanita Tuepah.  She moved to the ‘big city’ of Toronto at 18 years old to attend Seneca College. After graduating with honors, she became a certified esthetician and cosmetician. Two years later, bored with filing nails and waxing women’s body parts…

About My Book

In the fall of 2009, Catherine’s entire family were gathering for a surprise horror themed birthday party for their youngest sister, Julie, when the unthinkable happened.

Breathe Cry Breathe is Catherine’s devastating, moving and hopeful journey through grief after the traumatic and sudden loss of three close family members.

Breathe Cry Breathe book cover

Would you like to read my story?

“Catherine Gourdier's heart-wrenching tale of tragedy and grief is beautifully and hauntingly told. But more importantly, it provides an intimate and tender road map out of the darkness and into the light: a testament to the resiliency of the human spirit and the power of everlasting love.”
Jeanne Beker, journalist