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LESSARD, Maurice: 1933-2014


Maurice Julien Lessard, born in Québec City, raised in Lévis, QC and eventually moved to the area to raise and provide for his family. Well known as a hard working dedicated and passionate business man, he established Master Carpets Limited / Upayless, which he worked and operated successfully for over fifty years. Maurice passed away on Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Timmins and District Hospital at the age of 81 years. He leaves behind his wife of 56 years Thérèse Lessard (née Grimard); his children Christiane, Carole Liposcak (Drago), Richard, Lyne Liposcak (Ivan), Philippe and Chantal Charette (Dean); his grandchildren Ashley, Christina, Mélanie, Adam, Makayla and Brennan; his siblings Marcel (Jacqueline), Claude (Gisèle), Charles (Denise), Denise (Jacques), Lise (Claude) and Nicole all of Québec City. A funeral mass to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday June 28, 2014 at noon at St-Anthony’s Cathedral with Fr. Pat Lafleur officiating. Interment at Timmins Memorial Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at Lessard-Stephens Reception Centre. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Lessard-Stephens Funeral Home, (705-268-4488).

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