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EDMOND HORMIDAS LACASSE

Born: Oct 10, 1941

Date of Passing: Mar 29, 2021

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EDMOND HORMIDAS LACASSE
October 10, 1941 - March 29, 2021

It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Edmond Lacasse on Monday, March 29, 2021, at the age of 79.
He leaves behind his cherished best friend and wife of 57 years, Simone (Neveux), his children, Charmaine, Brigitte and Jason, and grandchildren, Skylar, Chanelle, Dominic and Alessia. Ed was predeceased by his son Patrick (in infancy), his parents, Aurele and Ida (Gobeil), his brother Claude, and many members of his extended family.
Born and raised in Otterburne, MB, Ed obtained his B.A. and B.ED. from the University of Manitoba. Upon completion of his studies, he devoted the following 34 years as teacher and administrator primarily in St. Pierre and St. Malo. Ed enjoyed contributing to the community, be it baseball, hockey, volunteering at the local arena, or coordinating many after school activities.
In retirement, Ed treasured his time "puttering" around the yard, and spending time with Simone, close friends, and a close canine named "Bouncy". With Simone by his side, he enjoyed his travels to the coasts of Canada, wintering in Texas, and sailing the high seas. His cruises took him from Alaska to the Caribbean islands, the Panama Canal and many stops in between.
Ed led a private and simple life, and cherished the "little things". He was always supportive of his children and rejoiced in the happiness of others.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society in his memory.
Cremation has taken place as per Dad's wishes and due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private funeral will be held at the St. Pierre Parish.

We bid you farewell and "bon voyage" as you sail away peacefully to your next port.
Bye Dad...sail away...we love you.

Arrangements by:
BIRCHWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL CO-OP
1-204-346-1030 OR 1-888-454-1030
www.birchwoodfuneralchapel.com

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 03, 2021

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • Jason, so very sorry for the loss of your father. I'm keeping you and your family in my thoughts and Prayers. A Mass will be celebrated in his memory at Paroisse St. Eugene. - Posted by: Aline Giesbrecht (Friend (former co-worker at CMBSC)) on: Apr 30, 2021

  • Jason, My deepest sympathy. I had the honor of having your dad as a principal at Ecole St-Malo. He was strict, fair and very respected which made him my favorite principal. I just wanted to share my condolences as you had done for me so long ago. - Posted by: Rita Pilotte (High-school friend) on: Apr 08, 2021

  • My sincere condolences to Simone and family. Ed will be missed by all. - Posted by: Noelle Closson (Student) on: Apr 06, 2021

  • Nos sincères condolĂ©ances... - Posted by: Gilles et Denise Forest (Friends) on: Apr 03, 2021

  • Brigitte, sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Heather Dionne (Friend ) on: Apr 03, 2021

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