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1923 – 2014
World War II Veteran
Passed away peacefully at The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved husband for 63 years of Marianne Groulx; cherished father to Micheline (Stephen), late Louis-Philippe (Mariette) and Isabelle. Loving grandad to Benoit (Jamie), Julie (Marc), Katherine (Gillan) and David; great-granddad to Derek, Sarah, Ryan, Emilie and Megan. Survived by sisters Marcelle (late Laurier Labonté), Rhéa (late Wilfrid Leroux) and brother Bruno (Lucille St-Amand); his sisters-in-law Jeannine (late Rolland Lalonde), Lorraine (late Chuck Craven) and his brother-in-law François Groulx (Elaine Léger). Predeceased by eight brothers and sisters. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, friends, and a very special friend Simon Tessier. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at the Perley Rideau 1 North for the excellent care and compassion they provided. Funeral Service Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Notre-Dame- de-Lourdes Church, 435 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ont. The family will receive the condolences at the church as of 10 a.m. For those wishing, memorial donations to The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, Ont., K1G 5Z6, would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Lamarre & Son Funeral Home, 453 St. Philippe Street, Alfred, Ont., (613) 679-2802. For messages of condolences/donations or any other information please visit our website at www.lamarrefuneralhome.ca
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on May 26, 2014