Posted: July 18th, 2014

OSCAR WILLIAM MONPLAISIR, beloved husband of Emily Monplaisir of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael\’s Palliative Care Centre on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the age of 83 years. He is survived by his beloved wife Emily; his children Wayne Monplaisir (Toronto), Holly Dyck (Calgary), Hazel Allicock (Texas), Heather Monplaisir (Toronto), and Harley Monplaisir (Lethbridge). He is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 5 great- grandchildren and numerous relatives. Oscar is also survived by his sister Vera Levius and stepbrother Dansford Smith. He was predeceased by parents Joseph and Sarah Monplaisir-Smith (Guyana) and sisters Eillen Hooper (New York), Hyacinth Telford (England) and Myrtle Mitchell (New York). Oscar Monplaisir was born on February 15th, 1931 in Georgetown, Guyana and was married to Emily (Grenville) Monplaisir for 49 years. They have resided in Lethbridge for 21 years. He loved to travel and enjoyed Oldies music, soccer, tennis, and playing billiards. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. A Public Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Monday, July 21, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, followed by a Celebration of Life at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South at 1:00 P.M. Friends and relatives are invited to join his family for a reception following the service at 703 Marie Van Haalem Crescent North, Lethbridge.

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