Raymonde Lavallee, 72, of 139 Fourth St. W., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2001 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances.
Raymonde was born April 5, 1929 in Rennes, France to the late Jean Pierre and Elvire Rouault. She moved to Canada in 1951 and settled in Quebec. In 1953, she was united in marriage to Jean Lavallee.
Raymonde was a member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church parish in Fort Frances. For enjoyment, she loved to cook, fish, sew, and knit, and enjoyed her family and many friends.
She was predeceased by one brother, Jean Pierre Rouault.
Raymonde is survived by her husband, Jean Lavallee of Fort Frances, Ont.; four sons, Serge and Cheryl of Winnipeg, Man., Richard and Bonnie and Guy and Trenia of Fort Frances, Ont., and Steve of Fort Frances, Ont.; five grandchildren; two brothers; four sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 22, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, with Father Eugene Whyte O.M.I. officiating.
Friends may visit Thursday, June 21, 2001 from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday, June 22, 2001 from 1 p.m. until service time at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances.
Honourary pallbearers will be Raymonde’s four sons, Serge Lavallee, Richard Lavallee, Guy Lavallee, and Steve Lavallee, and family friends, Dale Gill and Paul LaFreniere.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Box 444, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.