December 15, 1936 to March 28, 2017
Passed away peacefully, into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday,March 28th, 2017 in his 80th year at the Extendicare Nursing Home, Port Hope, surrounded by his family. Loving husband of 55 years to surviving wife Ethel (nee Chaput). Devoted father to Sharon ( Michael), Tim (Susan), Sandra (Rod) and Chantelle. Proud grandfather of Trevor, Jamie, Josh, Jesse, Kaleigh and Brynn (predeceased by grandchildren Nolan and David). Dear brother of Helen, Joyce, Shirley, Darl and Roger. Predeceased by sisters Marilyn, Jackie and Lorna and brother Dean and parents Celes and Analda Gaudette.
Lester was a 31 year retiree from Ontario Hydro where he worked as an Ironworker.
Funeral arrangements to take place in Lester’s hometown of Chapeau, Quebec, with a “Celebration of Life” to follow on April 23, 2017 in Cobourg, Ontario at the Cobourg Legion from 1 to 3 p.m.
Family and friends are invited to visit the Hayes Funeral Home, 56 rue St. Jacques, Chapeau, Quebec on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in St. Joseph’s Church, St. Joseph, Quebec at 11 a.m. to be followed by a gathering in St. Joseph’s Hall.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.