Leopold Lacasse

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Leopold A. Lacasse, known as "Paul", 79, died in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Nov. 11, 2010, at St. Petersburg General Hospital.

He grew up and worked in Berlin, N.H., most of his life. He served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956.

He was a Mechanic at M&M Auto Body Shop for many years. He was a member of The Teamsters Union and drove for Adley Express and Yellow Freight. He retired to Florida in 1998. He married Evelyn Flibotte in 1953. He was later married to Lorraine Gilbert, who died in 1991.

He shared his life most recently will Alma Baillargeon, now deceased, and the family wishes to thank Alma's family for their attention and care of Paul in recent years.

He was a quiet and courageous man, a cancer survivor for more than 25 years. His family will miss him very much.

IN HIS LIFE: He is survived by his only child, Gail Lacasse Goldberg and her husband, Steve, of Portsmouth, N.H.; a sister, Victoria Bouchard and her husband, Rene, of Berlin; a brother, Real Lacasse, of St. Petersburg; his brother in-law, Richard Gauthier; his close cousin, Estelle Bouchard and her husband, John, of Berlin and St. Petersburg.

He was predeceased by his father, Leo, his mother, Rose, and his sisters Florence Gauthier and Marie Deschenes Riner, both of St. Petersburg.

SERVICES: A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon on Saturday at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Berlin. Friends and family may visit from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High St., Berlin.


Published in Union Leader from Nov. 17 to Nov. 20, 2010