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Joseph Armand Renald LaFerrière

AKA: Ray or Renald
Pictures: LaFerrière's Cabinet Shop   Military   Family
Born: April 13, 1932 in Coaticook, Quebec, Canada He derived his US Citizenship from his Father and entered the United States on September 14, 1949 through Norton, Vermont.

Coaticook Information Page

Baptized: May 29, 1940 in St Jean l'Evangiliste, Coaticook, Quebec. I also have his "My Sunday Missal" as explained by the Reverend Pere F. Stedman, 1940
God Parents: Anatole LaFerrière  and Eglantine Dube
Communicant: St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Dover, New Hampshire. For many years he considered Father Paul L. Gregoire his priest. Father Gregoire also provided last rites.
Education: School - Convent Presentation de Marie, St Hermeneglide, Quebec, Canada. Graduated June 28, 1946. Had to achieve his GED to remain in the military. Passed all of the requirements on October 31, 1952 in Auburn, Maine.
Citizenship: Derived by Father's birth. He returned to the United States on September 14, 1949 through Norton, Vermont.
Military Background
Old Friends: George Carberry (Dover, NH); Wilfred Lagasse (Auburn, Maine); Costa Efftimious (Manchester, NH); Leonard Barkis (lived in one of Dad's apartments)
Died: July 11, 1999 in Madbury, New Hampshire
Buried: St Charles Cemetery; Dover, New Hampshire
Parents: Joseph A. LaFerrière & Rose Marie Cameron 
Information: Although Joe did not have a lot of formal education, he was an extremely intelligent man. It was not unusual for him to come up against an issue, pick up a book, and learn everything he needed to know to solve the problem. He enjoyed work but was very personable and everyone enjoyed his company. He had his favorite restaurants (Weeks) and all the waitresses knew and loved him. He loved to garden and was always proud of growing pole beans.

Wife 1
: Mary Alice (Immaculate) Aregis 
Married: August 15, 1953 at Ft Campbell, Kentucky

Joseph A. R. LaFerrière, Jr. still living.
Frank Joseph LaFerrière still living.
Paul Joseph LaFerrière still living.
Donna Ann O'Neill (LaFerrière) still living.
Richard Alexander LaFerrière still living.

Wife 2
: Dina Trejo
Married: April 5, 1977 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras


Donaldo Helmuth Trejo LaFerrière still living.
Marcos Alexander LaFerrière still living.

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