BÉLANGER, Gérard Laurent
June 27, 1923 - April 18, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gérard Laurent Bélanger.
He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife of fifty-two years, Juliette Bélanger (nee Bérubé), and their children, Claudette Hachey (Yvon), John Bélanger (Elaine), Leo Bélanger (Valerie), Monique Aultman (James), Estelle Bélanger (Tim) and Louis Bélanger (Crystal). He also leaves to mourn fourteen grandchildren, Christine Hachey, Jacques Hachey, Dalon Bélanger, Devon Bélanger, Darcy Bélanger, Brandon Bélanger, Brianna Bélanger, Jacqueline Aultman, Michel Bélanger, Kayla Volk, Ronald Volk, Tyler Gauthier, Lucas Bélanger, and Landon Bélanger; his sister, Yvonne Verlinde; sisters and brother-in-law, Alma Johansson, Madeleine Bérube, Madeleine and Ghislain Sasseville; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Gérard was predeceased by his parents, Jean-Marie and Emma Bélanger (nee Dalton); parents-in-law, Marie-Louis and Marie-Anne Bérubé (nee Magnan); his brothers, Romeo, Oscar, Leo and Alphonse; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Exilda Constantin (Alphonse), Emelinda Normandeau (Emile), Mathilda Boddez (André), Louis Verlinde, Lina Boddez (Walter), Diana L'Heureux (Edouard), Karl Johansson, Eugene Bérubé, Michel Bérubé (Juliette).
Prayer Services will be held at St. Peter's Parish in Villeneuve on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. with Funeral Services on Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the same church. Fellowship to follow the internment at the Villeneuve Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to West Sturgeon Aging in Place or a charity of your choosing. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Misercordia Hospital for their devoted care of Gérard.
Published in The Edmonton Journal on Apr. 22, 2013