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Passing of Maurice Durocher - father of Msgr Paul-André Durocher - January 26, 2018

Publié le : 2018-01-26 a 00h00 | Catégorie : News, Communicated

It is with sadness but also with hope that we announce the passing of Mr. Maurice Durocher, father of Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, at the age of 86.

Last Saturday, Mr. Durocher slipped and fell on a patch of ice at his home in Hawkesbury.

Suffering from multiple fractures, he was admitted to the trauma center of the Ottawa Civic Hospital.

He died as a result of medical complications early this morning, January 26, 2018.

He leaves to mourn his wife, Lucille Duplantie, his seven children and eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, as well as two sisters and a brother, numerous relatives and close friends.

We entrust him to the Lord's mercy and we will keep him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Hawkesbury. We will provide more information soon.