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MAURICE ERNEST JOSEPH DESLAURIER

MAURICE ERNEST JOSEPH DESLAURIER

Born: January 3rd, 1955

Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: May 8th, 2011

January 03, 1955 - May 08, 2011

It is with heavy heartfelt and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Maurice Ernest Joseph Deslaurier at Royal Inland Hospital with family at his side at the young age of 56.

He will be greatly missed by his mother Dora Deslaurier of Kamloops, BC, his three brothers Robert Deslaurier of Kamloops, BC, Bernard (Bowlie) Deslaurier of Kamloops, BC, Richard Deslaurier (Connie) of Chilliwack, BC: four sisters, Florence Bunn (Lorne) of Edmonton, AB, Denise Beenen (Rick) of Kamloops, BC, Carol Graham (Rob) of Edmonton, AB, and Doris Brugger (Thomas) of Chilliwack, BC. Maurice will also be lovingly remembered by his nine nephews, eight nieces, one great nephew and four great nieces.

He was predeceased by his sister Mary Deslaurier in December 1951, his brother Raymond in April 1991, his father Albert Deslaurier in November 1991 and his great nephew Bradley Graham in November 1995.

Maurice was a very compassionate person who enjoyed life. He was known for his love of music. He had a large collection of Albums and CD's. He enjoyed playing the drums especially with his band called "The Cellar Dwellers." He was also very well known for his large collection of Frogs. Maurice was a dedicated and hard worker of Tolko Industries for 39 years. He is greatly missed there. Maurice was always a hard fighter. He was an amazing son, brother, uncle and friend.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Eagles Club banquet room at 755 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC at 1:00 p.m on Saturday, May 14, 2011 and will be followed by his burial at Hillside Cemetery. We will then return to the Eagles Club banquet room for coffee, tea and snacks from 3:30p.m. - 6:30p.m.

We would like to send a special Thank You to all the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of Royal Inland Hospital for all the tender care and compassion they have given to Maurice and our Family.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request that donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Thank You.

Arrangements entrusted to:
Personal Alternative Funeral Services
250-554-2324

 
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