Agnes Marie LaLonde


Birth: May 10th, 1918
Death: September 12th, 2017
Age: 99 years
Residence:Midland
High School:St. Michael's High School -
College:Bay City Junior College -
Survived By: her children: Nancy K. (Donald J.) Blasy of Midland and Dennis J. (Alice) LaLonde of Portage; grandchildren: Lance and Brent LaLonde, Chris (Jill) Blasy, Kevin Blasy, Brad (Belinda) Blasy and Karol Welling, Jason (Shannon) LaLonde and Christine LaLonde; six great grandchildren: Evan Blasy, Benjamin Blasy, Baylen Blasy, and Tracey LaLonde-Eastman, Chase LaLonde, and Calvin LaLonde; and two great great-grandchildren: Brighton and Braydon Eastman. She is also survived by a sister Therese (Rich) Bailey of Traverse City and a daughter-in-law Barb LaLonde of Midland. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Donald J. LaLonde in July 2010 and brothers: Joseph Duley, Thomas Duley, James Duley and Bernard Duley and by sisters Pauline Helmer, Mary Angers and Anna Leavens.

Agnes Marie LaLonde 99, of Midland died early Tuesday morning September 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born May 10, 1918 in Pinconning, the daughter of the late Peter and Marie Hedwig (Pospisil) Duley.  Agnes was raised on a farm in Pinconning and graduated from St. Michael’s High School.  She then went on to attend Bay City Junior College to study banking and finance.  Agnes became the first female branch manager for Chemical Bank where she was employed from 1953 to 1981.  On October 29, 1938, she married Harold G. LaLonde in Pinconning.  He preceded her in death on January 31, 1985.  Agnes is survived by her children: Nancy K. (Donald J.) Blasy of Midland and Dennis J. (Alice) LaLonde of Portage; grandchildren: Lance and Brent LaLonde, Chris (Jill) Blasy, Kevin Blasy, Brad (Belinda) Blasy and Karol Welling, Jason (Shannon) LaLonde and Christine LaLonde; six great grandchildren: Evan Blasy, Benjamin Blasy, Baylen Blasy, and Tracey LaLonde-Eastman, Chase LaLonde, and Calvin LaLonde; and two great great-grandchildren: Brighton and Braydon Eastman. She is also survived by a sister Therese (Rich) Bailey of Traverse City and a daughter-in-law Barb LaLonde of Midland.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Donald J. LaLonde in July 2010 and brothers: Joseph Duley, Thomas Duley, James Duley and Bernard Duley and by sisters Pauline Helmer, Mary Angers and Anna Leavens.

 

Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 from the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Fr. Kevin Maksym as celebrant with interment to follow in New Calvary Catholic Cemetery.  Agnes’ family will receive friends Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 West Wheeler Street and at the church on Friday morning from 9 a.m. until time of the Liturgy.  A vigil for Agnes will take place 7 p.m. at the funeral home on Thursday evening.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Hospice or Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.



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