Francis Henry Xavier Laferriere

April 3, 2020

Death announcement

LAFERRIERE, Francis Henry Xavier

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph's Church at 11 am on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Following COVID-19 restrictions only the first 118 (or 30% of the church's maximum seating) will be permitted to enter the church. Two metres physical distancing must be maintained. Following Mass the burial of ashes at St. Louis de France Cemetery, Chisholm will be held at 12:30 pm. Cremation has taken place. After a brief illness, Francis Laferriere died peacefully, at North Bay Regional Health Centre on Friday, April 3, 2020. He was 90 years old. Francis was the beloved husband of Noella (St. George) of Chisholm. He was the much-loved father of Frank (Noella) of Oakville, Patty-Lynn (Tim Staring) of Minesing, Richard “Rick” (Deb) of Markham, Renée (Cris Fader) of Oakville and Nicole “Nicki” of Cornwall. He will be lovingly remembered by nine grandchildren. Should you wish to make a donation in Francis’ memory, the Multiple Sclerosis Society is suggested.  For assistance in making a donation, to leave a message of support for the family, or for more information, please go to or call PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan at (705)724-2024.

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 16, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
120 Memorial Drive West
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0

Interment following funeral service
June 16, 2020

St. Louis de France Cemetery
3092 Chiswick Line
Powassan, Ontario P0H1Z0


Forest Lawn Crematorium

North Bay, ON

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