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LAVALLIE, Douglas Antoine
1942 – 2023

We sadly announce the passing of Douglas Antoine Lavallie on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at the Parkridge Centre in Saskatoon. He was born on February 3, 1942 to Alfred and Alexina (nee Collins) Lavallie in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. Douglas is survived by his wife Flo, son Orlin (Marlene), step-daughter Sharon, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, son Lance (June 1981), daughter Carla (January 2020), brother Dewayne and sisters Shirley, Sharon and Velma. Douglas attended St. Mary’s School in Prince Albert. He was employed as an orderly at the Victoria Union Hospital for sixteen years, where he met his wife Flo. They married December 15, 1972. He was a grateful member of the fellowship of AA since March 21, 1969. Douglas was the President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees at the hospital, then moved to Saskatoon in 1986 as a Union Representative. In 1989, he moved to Regina as the Regional Director of CUPE, and retired on February 1, 2003. Douglas was an avid sports fan, attending many sporting events… hockey, football, chuck wagon racing, and enjoyed fishing, camping and endured blueberry picking. He was on the board of the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre for five years; and also on the Board of Directors for John Arcand Fiddle Fest. He also served on the condo board at the Fremai Towers. In January 2022, he became a resident of Parkridge Centre. We are grateful for the excellent care Douglas received there. Thank you to Dr. Jonathan Hunt and the kind and compassionate nursing staff. Thank you also Father Benedict for administering the Blessing of the Sick to Douglas. As per Douglas’ wishes, a private family gathering will be held. Donations may be made in Douglas’ memory to Saskatoon Food Bank or Parkridge Center E 1, attn Carley Godvin. 110 Gropper Crescent, Saskatoon S7M 5N9. Arrangements entrusted to Aimé Laventure-Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306) 978-5200. To share memories of Douglas or send condolences please visit http://www.mourningglory.ca

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