Deslauriers, Jean
1945 – 2019

Dr. Jean Deslauriers, 74, peacefully passed away at his home Friday September 13, 2019. Son of the late Tancrède Deslauriers and Yvonne Béland. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Debbie Reath Deslauriers, his sons Daniel, David (Erinn Ipsen), André (Maria Gundersen), Philippe (Emie-Liza Caron St-Pierre) and Patrick, as well as his grandchildren Alice, Élise, Cara, Édith and Jules. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Ruth Johnston Reath, his sister-in-law Penny Reath (Michael Collins), his brother-in-law Wayne Reath (Donna Mills), his nieces Marie-Claude, Catherine, Andréanne and Jennifer, his nephew Christopher as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Hélène and his father-in-law Lester Reath.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, from 2 to 3 pm at the parish church of Saint-Laurent-de-l’Île-d’Orléans (6985 chemin Royal, St. Laurent-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, Québec, G0A 3Z0) and will be followed by an afternoon tea at the school adjacent to the church. Those who cannot attend the celebration are invited to meet with the Deslauriers family at the church from 10 am to 12 pm on Saturday, November 2nd.

The family would like to thank Dr. Jocelyn Grégoire and the staff of the Québec Heart and Lung Institute (Hôpital Laval), Dr. Caroline Gagnon, the palliative home care team (CLSC Beauport) and Dr. Paul Bonenfant for their professionalism and kindness.

The family is deeply grateful to all those who have expressed their love, admiration and gratitude for Jean’s extraordinary life.

In memory of his dedication to thoracic surgery, your expressions of sympathy may be made as donations to the IUCPQ Foundation, 2700, Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, Québec City, Québec, G1V 0B8.

Phone number: 418 656-4999, poste 3675.