A long time resident of the Iroquois area, Winston Brent Lapier passed away Sunday, March 2nd , 2014 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital.
Brent was born May 14, 1942, to his parents, Harold and Tressa Lapier. He spent many hours of his life involved in sports, such as fastball, hockey and golf. A large portion of his spare time was spent playing euchre and bridge with his friends.
Brent’s work at the grain elevator in Johnston lasted for 41 years. He cash cropped soybeans and corn for a number of years.
He knew many people and was friends with them all.
Brent is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marjorie, his son Kenneth (Deborah) of Sarnia, and his daughter Pam (Mark) of Iroquois.
He was much loved by his grandchildren Kim, Megan and Lucas and his great-grandson Olivier.
Also mourning his loss are brothers Ronnie (Sheila), Gary (Cheryle) and by his sisters Joan (Brian) and Judy (Rick), also several nieces and nephews.
A celebratory service was held at Marsden, McLaughlin funeral home in Iroquois, Wednesday March 5, 2014.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Society or to Winchester District Memorial Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged.