A resident of Morrisburg for the past 35 years, Elie Cholette passed away at the Brockville General Hospital on Saturday, July 21, 2012. He was 85.
Elie was born in Lancaster, on March 20, 1927, to his parents Elie and Lydia Cholette (nee Sauve). He lived his entire life in the area.
Elie worked for many years at Universal Terminals before retiring in 1992. He was a devoted husband and father. His hobbies included fishing and carpentry work, and he liked to watch hockey and wrestling on television.
Elie is survived by his wife Brenda Cholette (nee Sloan) and his children Laura-Lee Cholette (Corey Albert) of Ingleside, Dora Courrier (Maurice) of R.R.# 2 Ingleside, Lise Chaplin (Ken) of London and Denise Charrette (Jean-Guy) of St. Luke, P.Q.
Elie was dear brother of Desnieges Carriere (Omer) of Cornwall and Germaine Fontaine (Phillip) of Hammonton, New Jersey. He will be fondly remembered by seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two infant brothers, a sister Doris Bertrand and brothers Simon and Viateur Cholette.
There was no visitation at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held at St. Lawrence Valley Union Cemetery, Long Sault, on Monday, July 30th at 1 p.m. Donations to the #2 East Unit at Brockville General Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.