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Firmin Marcel Lesy

February 28, 1928 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

In Loving Memory of 
Firmin Lesy
age 93
beloved husband of the late 
Frances Lesy

 


Died
March 9, 2021
Delwynda Court
Deloraine, Manitoba 

 


In accordance with the family wishes,
a private family graveside will be 
held at Deloraine Catholic Cemetery 
at a later date.

 

 


Donations in memory of Firmin may be 
made to the Deloraine Palliative Care, 
Box 447, Deloraine, MB R0M 0M0 or 
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 
6 Donald St., Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6
 Messages of condolences may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com
Smith Funeral Home
204-747-2088 www.wheatlandfs.com

 

Firmin Marcel Lesy, age 93, passed away peacefully at the Deloraine PCH on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Firmin was born to Omer and Gerarda Lesy on Feb. 28, 1928 in Deloraine, MB. 

Firmin grew up on his parents farm in the Flossie District where he received his education and later helped his father on the home farm.

On May 24, 1951 Firmin married Frances Hientz in Bienfait, Saskatchewan. After the wedding they returned to the Bayview area to begin their lives together on the farm. 
Firmin and Frances raised six children; five sons and one daughter. They farmed for 24 years and In 1975 Firmin and Frances retired from farming and moved into the town of Deloraine.

Firmin installed floor covering for 23 years, worked at the Deloraine Golf Course and Deloraine Curling Club. He enjoyed woodworking as a hobby and made numerous items for family and friends. Firmin loved gardening and took so much pride in his garden. Firmin enjoyed playing cards especially cribbage at the Legion. He also enjoyed fur buying, hunting and fishing.

Firmin was predeceased by his wife Frances, his parents Omer and Gerarda, sisters Elveire Schoonbaert & Palmyre (Polly) Bolduc and Son in law Don Bertholet.
Firmin is deeply missed by children Grant (Darlene), Don (Monica), Phil (Sue), Cheryl, Brent (Cindy), Blair (Karla), Sister Lorette Vandenberghe, brother Maurice(Joan), friend Shirley Dunn, fifteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and other close family and friends.

Expressions of sympathy may be shown with donations to Heart & Stroke or Deloraine Palliative Care Room. 

"It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you did not go alone,
For a part of us went with you,
|The day God called you home."

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