Leopaul A. Daigle Sr., 74, of Stafford Springs, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.
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He was born in Biddeford, Maine, son of the late Paul and Armande (Bisaillon) Daigle. Leo served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was self-employed as a general contractor. He coached East Hartford Little League baseball for many years and was the assistant district commissioner for the Babe Ruth League. He was also a member of the East Hartford Elk Lodge for over 40 years. He was a fan of the New York Yankees and UConn women's basketball. He enjoyed Maine, Procaccini's, Augie & Ray's Drive In, and most of all, he loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of DaVita Dialysis Center in Vernon for their kindness.
Leo is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Lorraine (Carter) Daigle; five children, Diane White, and her husband, Michael, Nancy Pisieczko, and her husband, Steven, Dave Daigle, Karen DePasquale, and her husband, John, and Leopaul A. Daigle Jr., and his wife, Maria; grandchildren, Jessica Salzarolo, and her husband, Paul, Katie and Steven Burnham, Stephanie and Derek Pisieczko, and Anthony and Gina DePasquale; great-grandchildren, Paul Hunter Salzarulo and a baby girl on the way; brother, Ronald Daigle, and his wife, Rita; sister, Pauline Beaupre, and her husband, Donald; four brothers-in-law, Michael Carter, Phillip Carter, and his wife, Gloria, Roger Carter, and his wife, Lise, and Leo Peter Carter, and his wife, Pauline; his beloved dog, Belle; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Armand Daigle.
His funeral will be held on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, with a procession forming by 9 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home Inc., 51 E. Main St., Stafford Springs, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Edward Church, High Street, Stafford Springs. Burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, Maine, will be held privately.
Calling hours are on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.
For online condolences or directions please visit
Introvigne Funeral Home Inc
51 E Main St
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Published in Journal Inquirer from Oct. 11 to Oct. 15, 2013