Joseph Georges Rodolphe Labossiere

Joseph Georges Rodolphe Labossiere passed away on August 16 at the Elk Valley Hospital at the age of 82 years. Joseph was predeceased by his brothers Jean Baptiste, Gerard, Viateur, Leonard, Armand, Maximilien, Lionel, as well as his sisters Valerie and Clotilde (Cecile). He was also predeceased by his father Leon and mother Marguerite (nee Dupras). Joseph was raised in Haywood, MB. He became a missionary for the White Fathers (Pere Blanc) for a few years. He left the missionary and returned to the farm and worked at the local General Co-op. Later, Joe moved to Elkford, BC. He spent most of his life working in the coal mines doing numerous jobs. He became a strong member of the Knights of Columbus. He spent many years volunteering through this organization to help the community as needed. In his last few years, he moved to Fernie, BC due to illness. Joe’s ashes will be returned to Haywood, MB where a family service will be held at a later date. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.

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