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Richard Lagassie

March 29, 1956 ~ June 29, 2021 (age 65)


Richard passed away peacefully at the North Bay Regional Health Centre on Tuesday June 29, 2021 at the age of 65 years. Beloved and cherished husband to Ruth (Nee Loxton) Lagassie. Loving father to Chantelle Frame (Nathan) and Cassandra Lagassie.  Proud Bumpa to Jamie, Bobby, Zoe, Merrick, Callie, Elizabeth and Brady and Great Grand-Bumpa to Claire. Richard was predeceased by his father Archie Lagassie and his brother Dennis Lagassie (Joan –surviving). He is survived by his mother Merle (Nee Smith) Lagassie, and his siblings Mary Lyn Howard (Mark), Wayne Lagassie (Vicki), Deanne McDonald (Vaughn) and Naomi Spurgeon (Robert). The family will receive visitors in a limited capacity at the Whispering Pines Funeral Home in Powassan on Friday July 2, 2021 from 11am to 2pm followed by a private service but invite all to join them virtually on the McGuinty Funeral Home Limited Facebook Page on Friday July 2, 2021 at 2:30pm for the service.  Due to Covid -19 restrictions attendance at a funeral home is limited, please call 705-472-8520 to make an appointment. Everyone attending must socially distance and wear a mask. If desired donations are suggested to the Heart and Stroke Association. Online condolences may be made at

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July 2, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Whispering Pines Funeral Home
15 King Street
Powassan , Ontario P0H 1Z0


Whispering Pines Funeral Home- Crematorium
15 King St. E
Powassan, ON P0H1Z0


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