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Raymond Laforest


Raymond Laforest

At the Grand Falls General Hospital, January 8, 2022, Mr. Raymond Laforest of Grand Falls passed away at the age of 81. He was the widower of Gemma Lagacé and husband of Gaëtanne Godbout Leclerc by second marriage. Born at Grand Falls in 1940, he was a son of the late Patrick and Opal (Dixon) Laforest.

Raymond is survived by his four sons, Roland (Denise) of Grand Falls, Roger of Montreal, Marc (Véronique) of St-Colombin, Québec and Eric (Linda) of Summerside, PEI, seven grandchildren, sisters and brothers, Patricia O'Neil (Frank Johnson) of Newmarket, NB; Peter LaForest (Mavis) of Keswick Ridge, NB; Sandra Hitchcock of Hanwell, NB; Charlene Hanscomb (Perley) of Fredericton, NB; Carolyn Roach of Scotch Lake, NB; Elizabeth LaForest of Toronto, ON; Patrick LaForest (Kathy) of Birdton, NB; John LaForest (Kim) of Scotch Lake, NB; Paul LaForest (Sylvie) of Lincoln, NB, several nieces and nephews. 

Resting at O'Regan's Funeral Home, 515 Everard Daigle Blvd., Grand Falls with visiting hours on Thursday, January 13th from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

His funeral service will be held Thursday, January 13th at 11 a.m. from the St-Michel Roman Catholic Church, Drummond with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

For those unable to attend, the funeral service will be live-streamed using the link below:

For those who wish, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


In New Brunswick, all people aged 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and a government issued identification to be able to attend visitations and funeral services. This includes services at the funeral home or at the church.
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Service Date
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Service Time
11:00 a.m.
Service Location
Église St-Michel Church, Drummond

Visitation Time
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Visitation Location
Maison Funéraire O'Regan Funeral Home

Burial Location
Cimetière St-Michel Cemetery, Drummond

Requested Charity
Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society