Rheo Lavigne


LAVIGNE, Rheo At home on Monday, January 24, 2005. Rheo Lavigne at the age of 73. Son of the late Raoul Lavigne and Ida Leger. Cherished husband of Marlene Cheale. Beloved father of Danielle (Gary Dickinson), Rheo Jr. (Bud) and Tracey Furtner. Loving grandfather of David, Robin and Todd Dickinson, and Michelle and Nicole Furtner. Dear brother of Jocelyn (late Therese), Muriel (Guy Villeneuve) and half-brother of the late Gilles Beauchamp (Cecile), Marc Hamilton and Suzanne (Marcel Danis). A Korean war veteran and an avid hockey lover who coached and played well into his sixties. Rheo served in the military for 37 years, retiring in 1987. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Doctor, Dr. Louise Coulombe, to a special nurse, Isabel Charlebois of We Care and the Ottawa Community Care Access Centre. A Service in Memory of Mr. Lavigne will be held Friday in the Chapel of the Kelly Funeral Home, 2370 St-Joseph Blvd., Orleans, at 11 a.m.