Duquette, Gérard

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It is with sadness that the Duquette family announces the passing of Gérard Duquette in Ottawa, on December 16, 2014, at the age of 87 years. Beloved husband of Yvette (nee Lajeunesse). Loving father of Yves (Louise Éthier), Carole (Gary Montgomery), Jocelyne and Serge (Carole Courchesne). Cherished grandfather of Michèle (Kamy Morcos), Sylvie (Craig Buckley), Sonia, Benoit, Gabrielle, Frédérique, Shaina, Jasmine, Zachary, Noah, Mia and Eve. He will be sadly missed by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, as well as many nephews, nieces and friends. Predeceased by his daughter Suzanne (Yvon Taillefer), his mother Eugénie Wolfe, his father Émile, his brother René, his sisters Simone (Horace Lafleur), Murielle (George Leroux), Liliane (Jacques Despault) and Rita. He served during the Korean War from 1951 to 1952 with the RCEME regiment. The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St-Joseph Blvd., Orléans, on Friday, December 19, 2014, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St-Joseph Church, 2757 St-Joseph Blvd., Orléans, on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Montfort Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.  Condolences and donations may be made at: www.heritagefh.ca

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