September 15, 1938 – January 29, 2019
With great sadness we announce the passing of Maurice Delaurier on January 29, 2019 at the age of 80.
Maurice is survived by his caring companion Rita Janes, his children, Dianne (Brad) Egerton, Ernie and Gerard Delaurier (Michelle) two granddaughters, Brittany Connor (Tim) Melody Egerton (Chase) two great grandchildren Paxton and Lincoln Connor. Pre deceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Annette.
Maurice was born Sept 15, 1938 in Laurier Manitoba the fourth of sixteen children. He married Annette on October 27, 1962 and moved to Dauphin where Maurice got a job as a heavy duty mechanic with Powell Equipment. On a trip to BC Maurice stopped in at Finning Tractor to give them a chance to hire the best mechanic in Manitoba. He worked there for 26 years and retired in 1997.
Maurice loved to have a good time and had many interests. He enjoyed his neighbors, friends and a lake shore home where he spent many hours on the deck. He was always quick to lend a hand and loved to tinker in his garage.
A Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday March 23, 2019 at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home.
Contributions in memory of Maurice may be done To the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155.
Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com.