VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, June 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The military funeral for
Private Alexandre Péloquin will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2009, at 11:00
a.m., in Saint-Louis De France Church, located at 354, Principale Street, in
Brownsburg-Chatham. Private Péloquin died in Afghanistan on June 8.
Citizens who wish to honour Private Péloquin' memory are welcome to join
the funeral procession which will travel on Route 327 and De la Providence
Avenue starting from Mozart Desforges & fils Funeral Home in Lachute. The
procession should leave the funeral home around 10:00 a.m.
When: June 19, 2009 - Family only from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and open
to public between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., as well as from 9:00 a.m. to
10:00 a.m. the following day
Where: Mozart Desforges & fils Funeral Home, located at 232, Hamford
Born in the Laurentides region, Private Alexandre Péloquin joined the
Canadian Forces on October 26, 2007. Twenty years old, Alexandre served as an
infantry soldier with the 3 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, since June 6, 2008.
He lost his life in the Panjwai District while completing a foot patrol.
NOTES TO CHIEF EDITOR/SENIOR NEWS EDITOR:
Members of Private Péloquin' family want to go through their mourning in
privacy. They wish that media representatives respect their choice of not
according interviews. Media will therefore not be granted access to the church
or funeral home.
For further information:
For further information: 5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000
extension 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082