The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Chelmsford on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Husband of the late Jeannine Lachapelle predeceased on September 6th, 2013. Son of the late Léo and of the late Marie (née Doire) Lachapelle. Beloved father of Richard (Jamie), Denis (Liz), Yves (Bonnie), Susan (Monique) and Marleen Gladu (Gilles). Cherished grandfather to 17 grandchildren Crystal, John, Ryan, Katie, Debbie, Jeffry, Bobby-Ann, Stéphanie, Kristin, Wes, Cody, Cindy, Jessie, Josée, Martin, Tiana, Chelsea and great-grandfather to 9 great-grandchildren Daniel, Drake, Greer, Sara, Travis, Samantha, Cashton, Danika-Nicole et Aleks. Loving brother of Florida Côté (Emmanuel), Léo-Paul (Bridgitte), late Sylvio, Denise (Aurel Deault), Huguette Larochelle (Henri) and late Angèle Roy (Gérard). Sadly missed by his Goudreault in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. His passing leaves a huge emptiness in the lives of those who knew him. Jean-Claude was a strong man with a huge heart; he enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He loved spending time with his family, playing cards, being a jokester and especially dancing. He retired from Inco, since 1990. Jean-Claude and Jeannine just celebrated their 58th anniversary of marriage on September 3rd. He was devoted to his wife, his daughter, four sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “We love you Dad.” In keeping with Jean-Claude’s wishes, there will be no visitation. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St-Joseph Church, Chelmsford. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Chelmsford.
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