Robert E. LaterreurAugust 17,2013
Robert E. LaterreurRobert E. Laterreur
CASTLETON ó Robert E. Laterreur, of Castleton, VT, passed away August 15, 2013, at Rutland Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Drummondville, Canada, to the late Omer and Adrienne (Grondin) Laterreur. He immigrated to the United States in 1955, and in 1962, he became a U.S. citizen.
Robert graduated from the Western New England College, with a bachelorís degree in electrical engineering. He retired from GE in 1995.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and traveling in his RV.
Most especially he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Besides his parents, his brother, Gilles Laterreur of MA, predeceased him. He leaves his wife, Yolande of 57 years of marriage; a daughter, Lisa Fisher and her husband, David of Castleton, VT; three sons, Rene Laterreur and his wife, Lydia of Chicopee, MA; Michael Laterreur and his wife, Donna of Manchester, CT; and Donald Laterreur and his wife, Arretta of Underhill, VT; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He also leaves a sister, Jeannie Richards of Canada; three brothers, Roger Laterreur of Canada; Claude Laterreur of FL; and Marc Latour of GA.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday, August 18, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. The funeral service will be held Sunday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Officiating will be the Rev. Justin Baker of Christ the King Church.
A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Heart Association.
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