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Date of Passing: Dec 06, 2022

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph Urbain Lafreniere who passed away on December 6, 2022, at the age of 80, surrounded by his loving family. His deep love for his family and his steadfast faith was maintained till the end.
Born in 1942, Joseph grew up in the small town of St. Laurent where he developed a love for music and a strong sense of family.
Joseph worked in the trades where he developed a strong work ethic which helped him open his own business. He was known for his dedication to his customers.
In his spare time, Joseph enjoyed fishing and hunting, but he loved playing his guitar and singing. He was a devoted husband, a loving father to his children and Pepere to his grandchildren and their families.
He was predeceased by his father Jean and mother Marie, his sons, Michael and Gary, and brothers, Allan, Alex and Rheal.
Joseph leaves behind his loving wife of 52 years, Pamela, mother-in-law Rose, sons, Richard, Roger, Randy (Margaret), Kelvin (Sheri), and daughter Angie, and many grandchildren, great-grand-children, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was a proud brother to Adrian, Anita (Warren), Lou, Yvette, Emily, Claire, and Lawrence.
We would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to the staff at the Dialysis Unit of Seven Oaks Hospital, the home care staff, doctors, nurses and health care aides who gave such amazing care.
Joseph lived a truly remarkable life and leaves a legacy of faith, love, fortitude, service and selflessness. He will be deeply missed by six generations of families as well as his friends and all who knew and loved him.
A viewing and prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2022 in Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, with viewing beginning at 10:00 a.m. in St. Laurent Roman Catholic Church, St. Laurent, MB.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 10, 2022

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • I am so sorry for your loss of your brother, Yvette. I know your brother was a good man and your relationship was very close. I wish you peace and comfort to both you and your family as you go through this journey of mourning and healing. You are in my thoughts at this difficult time. - Posted by: Rod Munch (friend) on: Dec 23, 2022

  • Sharing with the family the deep love and loss of a beloved brother with whom they have all had for brother Joseph. Hearing loving stories about the faith and care of brother Joseph. with deep sympathy for the loss of beloved Joseph. May you live in the' wonderful memories of this brother and May the Lord provide peace to all the family! May he rest in peace and give the family courage to let go and let God walk with them. - Posted by: Dr Halanna B Matthew (friend, doctor relatiobship to Yvette, Lou and Anita.) on: Dec 11, 2022

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