Frank BaillargeonOctober 20, 2017
Francois (Frank) Baillargeon
The family announces with sorrow his death in Longlac, Ontario on October 20th 2017 at the age of 80 years. Beloved husband of Vera and dearest father of Shannon Stevens (Don Stevens) of Burlington Ontario and Bernard Baillargeon (Annie Roy) of Longlac, Ontario. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Catherine, Matthew and Zackery. He is survived by his siblings Germaine Baillargeon (late Bernadin Morin), Rosaire Baillargeon (Gabriel Leclaire), Francoise Baillargeon (Louis Beaudoin), Daniel Baillargeon (Laureanne Thibodeau), Julie Baillargeon, Jules Baillargeon (Suzanne Boucher), Jeanne (late Marc Gagnon), Louise (Bertrand Toupin), Louis Baillargeon, Marcel Baillargeon (Carole Bissonnette), Pauline (Jean-Paul Poirier), Raymond Baillargeon (Pauline Chaine), Denis Baillargeon (Vel Bragg) as well as his sister in laws Carolyn (Paul) Pietsch, Neal Bredin (Danielle St. Amour) and Marcelle Veilleux
He is predeceased by his parents Eugene and Irene, his sister Cecile Baillargeon-Dostie (Toussaint)
and his brother Paul Baillargeon . Frank was born in 1937 on a farm in Lambton, Quebec. He moved to Longlac in 1958 and worked as a lumberjack for over 16 years. Frank was a welder by trade and opened his ‘shop’ E & F Heaters in 1974 and retired in April 2016. Frank was an avid fisherman, he would find any excuse to drive to the bush to fish, drive his four wheeler, pick blueberries and hunt for partridge. At home, he enjoyed watching the Montreal Canadians and feeding the neighborhood chipmunks and birds. He looked forward to his Sunday breakfast with Diane and Gilles. He was overjoyed to have recently celebrated his 80th birthday with his children and grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday October 25th from 7pm-9pm at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church in Longlac. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday October 26th at 11am. Memorial donations may be made to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Cardiac Foundation or the Northern Cancer Fund.