By: The Working Forest Staff
Dear NHLA Members and Industry Friends,
It is with a sad heart that we inform you of the passing of Simon Lecours.
Simon held the position of NHLA National Inspector from 2007 to 2015, serving our members and the industry in Canada.
For your convenience the obituary has been translated in English. The French language obituary can be read via the link to the funeral home. https://www.gregoiredesrochers.com/AvisDeces/Fiche/17465/SimonLecours
Simon Lecours, husband of Danielle Mc Mahon, passed away peacefully at his home on November 3, surrounded by the love of his family. The son of the late Germain Lecours and Gisèle Brissette (René Beauchesne), he was domiciled in Daveluyville.
Simon went to join his daughter Marie-Pier who left us a long time ago.
In addition to his wife Danielle Mc Mahon, he is survived by his children: Alexandra (Jeannot Gauthier) and Mathieu (Marie-Eve Turcotte); and his grandchildren: Jerome, Eve, Rose and Alice; his brothers: Jacques (Suzanne Vachon) and Ghislain (Marlene Renaud); his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law of the Mc Mahon family: the late André (Mariette Langlois), René (Christiane Brochu), Jean-Claude, Yvon (Diane Latulippe), Martine (Dominique Morin), Louise (Martin Plouffe) and Martine Mandeville (Martin Allard).
He is also survived by his godson: Carl Mc Mahon; several nieces and nephews, cousins, uncles, aunts as well as several friends.
The family will receive condolences on Saturday, November 14f starting at 1 p.m., at the François Marie Rousseau Funeral Complex, 2500 St.Calixte, Plessisville.
A ceremony will be held in his memory, that same Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 4 p.m., in the memorial hall of the funeral complex.
Please note that the ceremony will be held in private at the invitation of the family. However, the family invites you to follow the ceremony live on the Internet by clicking on “Ceremony on web broadcast”.
In the circumstances, we invite you to respect preventive measures of physical distance including the wearing of the mandatory mask.
The family would like to thank the Department of Oncology and the palliative care staff of CLSC Suzor-Coté for the good care provided.
Your expressions of sympathy can translate into a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Forms will be available on-site or on the website.