Laforest, Gerald

(May 15, 1946 - November 18, 2023)

Gerald Laforest passed away suddenly at the age of 77 on Saturday, November 18, 2023.  He leaves behind a daughter Pauline Byrnes (husband Greg) and grandchildren Chad & Jessica.

Predeceased by his parents Lucien and Louise Laforest (nee Joly). Dear brother of Rose Godbout (Arthur) both predeceased, John (Fran predeceased), Madeleine Prudhomme (Noel), Simone Boivin (predeceased) Phil,  Suzanne, Annette Larabie (Denis predeceased), Irene Sabourin-Dolittle (Frank) both predeceased, Theresa Wood (Rod) both predeceased, Jean Romolock (Johnny) both predeceased, Noella Roshko (John) both predeceased, Louis (Paulette) both predeceased, Cecile Verkaik (Frank) both predeceased, Rita predeceased, Aline (Barry), Roger Laforest (predeceased) Lorna and Lucy Rienguette (Ted) (both predeceased). He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, family, and friends.

A service will be held at the Markstay Pentecostal Church, 12 Millichamp St., Markstay, ON,  on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in the Markstay Cemetery.


5 Condolences

  1. Our sincere condolences to the Laforest family and his daughter and family on the passing of dear uncle Gerald. He was a gentle soul who loved his family. He will always be remembered in our hearts.

    By: Claire & Blaine Swant
    November 23, 2023
  2. So sad to hear of uncle Gerald’s passing. Condolence’s to family and friends.
    Rest in peace uncle Gerald.❤️

    By: Gilles Laforest and Family
    November 22, 2023
  3. We are very sad to hear about Uncle Gerald. Sending all our love, hugs and kisses to his family and friends. Our sincere condolences.

    By: Allan Roshko and family
    November 22, 2023
  4. My sincere condolences to the family.
    R.I.P. Uncle.
    Love Rob (Anne), Erica & Ryan

    By: Robert Sabourin
    November 22, 2023
  5. My sincerest condolences to Uncle Gerald’s family and friends.

    By: Linda Wood
    November 22, 2023

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