At the Edmundston Regional Hospital, July 19, 2021, Mr. Gilles Laplante of Saint-Andre passed away at the age of 62 years. He was the husband of Line (Moreau) Laplante. Born at Grand Falls in 1958, he was a son of the late Camille and Edwina (Lavoie) Laplante.
Mr. Laplante was a 3rd-degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Saint-Andre Council 7222.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his two daughters, Julie Levesque (Tony) of Oromocto and Diana Michaud (Enrico) of Grand Falls, four grandchildren, Nadia, Élodie, Félix and Zoé, sisters and brothers, Gisèle Laplante (friend Gérald) of Edmundston, Réjean (Lorraine) and Jocelyn (Annette) of Saint-Andre, Camilla Leclerc (Michel) and Daniel (Sylvie) of Grand Falls, Nicole Paradis (Robert '' Pit'') of Saint-Andre, Suzanne Laplante (friend Gérald) of Saint-Antoine and Michel (Donna) of Moncton, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Marie-Mai, two brothers, Roland and infant brother Yves.
Resting at O'Regan's Funeral Home, 515 Everard Daigle Blvd., Grand Falls.
His funeral service will be held from the Saint-Andre Roman Catholic Church with his family and close friends in attendance. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.
Due to restrictions imposed by the Dept. of Health, attendees will be contacted by the family.
For those who wish, donations to the Saint-Andre Cemetery would be appreciated by the family.