Obituary for Ronald Larocque
Larocque, Ronald George - Ronald G Larocque passed away peacefully with his wife Paula by his side at his home in North Cobalt on May 6, 2017 at the age of 79.
Born in Oshawa April 7, 1938 to Victor and Minnie. Predeceased by his son Larry, his parents Victor and Minnie (Mills), brothers Jimmy and Larry and sister Carol Phillips.
Ron is Survived by his wife of ten years Paulina Oslund; stepsons Christopher (Vickie) and David (Melanie) Oslund; grandchildren Kendra, Miranda, and William, and Mother in law Kathleen Hamilton
He is also survived by his former wife Camella; his children Shelly, Colette and Ronda (Reese Williams) and daughter-in-law Valerie. He will be missed by his grandchildren, Kathleen & Stuart Larocque, Michael, Stacey, Carly and Jake Williams , Jasmine Hockley and great granddaughter Mira. Ron leaves behind his siblings Shirley (Bruce Cummings) Joan Woods, Deborah (John Dekkers) Rick (Elaine) Paul (Eva) Larocque, along with numerous other extended family members.
Ron retired from General Motors after 30 years. He continued to lead a busy life with many interests, he built several homes, owned and operated a mine and a restaurant. He loved to travel, cottage life, fishing, singing and playing guitar. Ron was always up for a good time and made time for many outings with his family and friends.
The family of the late Ronald Larocque will receive family and friends at the Buffam Leveille Funeral Home on Friday June 16, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00pm. The memorial service will take place at St.Paul's / St.John's Anglican Church, Haileybury on Saturday June 17, 2017 at 11:00am. Reverend Sherry De Jonge officiating. Memorial contributions to the Temiskaming Diabetes Program will be gratefully acknowledged. Condolences, contributions and memorial candles may be left at www.buffamleveille.com.