It is with heavy hearts that the children of Leo Emile Veillette of Cold Lake, Alberta formerly of Bonnyville, announces his passing in Edmonton on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the age of 80 years.
Leo is lovingly survived by his four children: Lynne Young of Beaumont, Denise (Edward) Hourd of Bonnyville, Richard (Ron) Veillette of Penticton, BC, Diane (Patrice) Blouin of Spruce Grove; five grandchildren: Matt (Michelle) Young of Beaumont, Ashley (Tyson) Simpson of Cold Lake, Sébastien Marcoux-Poussart & Stéphane Marcoux-Poussart of Spruce Grove, Mélina Blouin of Spruce Grove; six great-grandchildren: Bailey & Brody Simpson of St. Albert, Natalie, Bella & Rhodes Zanusso of Beaumont; Kaiden Simpson of Cold Lake; brother: Marc Veillette; sister: Rita Fogarty; mother of his children: Georgette Veillette.
Leo was predeceased by his son-in-law: Leslie Young; granddaughter: Samantha Young-Simpson; parents: Benoit & Monica Veillette.
Family & Friends are invited to pay their respects between 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville. Due to COVID 19 capacity restrictions, please pre-register your visitation by calling Memento Funeral Chapel, 780-826-3113 between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or by clicking the RSVP button below.
A private family memorial service, by invitation only, will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville with Father Rene Realuyo officiating. Honorary Urn Bearers: Matt Young, Sebastian Marcoux-Poussart, Stephane Marcoux-Poussart, Edward Hourd, Patrice Blouin, Ron Gendron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in memory of Leo may be given by ‘Giving the Gift of Life’ through blood or financial donations to the Canadian Blood Services at https://www.blood.ca/en/ways-donate/financial-donations.
Please Note: A Facebook live stream of Leo’s service will be on Memento Funeral Chapel's Facebook Page on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. If you don’t already follow our Facebook page, please like/join our page prior to the live stream service to be able to watch. If you do not have Facebook, a link will be posted on Leo's Obituary just before the service begins.https://www.facebook.com/MementoFuneralChapel/videos/2793390967657671
A recording of the service will also be made available here.
A private inurnment will take place at a later date at Holy family roman Catholic Cemetery.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leo Emile Veillette, please visit our floral store.
Family & Friends are invited to pay their respects between 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville. Due to COVID 19 capacity restrictions, please pre-register your visitation by calling Memento Funeral Chapel, 780-826-3113 between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or by visiting Memento’s website at mementofuneralchapel.com.
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