After a life filled with family, friends, love and laughter, Bill Laprise, of Petrolia and formerly of Coruna,  has passed away too soon at the age of 65. Bill had many interests he shared with family and friends including hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling and playing his guitar. He leaves behind Chris, his wife of 42 years, his girls Cindy and Laurie who he was very proud of and their husbands Dan Campeau and Jeremy Harron. The grandchildren Tyler, Ben and Jenna Campeau and Andrew and Matthew Harron will miss their Buppa but are left with great memories.

At Bill’s request donations can be made to St. Josephs Hospice, in lieu of flowers. Visitation will be Monday June 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia. After cremation, a private funeral will be held at a later date.  Memories, pictures, and condolences by be shared on-line at

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