Passed away at WCGH on Tuesday, April 25, 2012 at the age of 82.
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Predeceased by son Russel, daughter Adele Francoeur, brothers, Ben and Maurice and sister Cecile Smith. Marcel is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanne; sons, Gary, Rene (Gail) and Denis (Diane) Franoeur; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Rosie (Pat); sister Monica Larose; and brother-in-law Ed Mallard, as well as many extended family in PEI and Ontario.
Marcel came with his family to the Alberni Valley in the 1950's to work in the Pulp Mill. Marcel was a quiet person who loved the outdoors and was always active. He enjoyed camping and fishing, stock cars, riding motorcycles in Arizona and traveling every year to Arizona for the winters.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm, on Friday May 4, 2012 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #293, 4680 Victoria Quay. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marcel's memory may be made to SPCA, 4936 Broughton St., Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 7L9.
Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors, 250-723-3633
This obituary was originally published in the Alberni Valley Times (Port Alberni, BC).
Published online on May 1, 2012 courtesy of Alberni Valley Times.