Mr. Rosaire Houde passed away on May 4, 2015. He was 84.
Mr. Houde, who was the founder of Concept Caskets, grew up in the small town of Laurier-Station, Quebec, Canada, where he began his career in furniture manufacturing as owner of AP Industries. In 1985, with the help of his expertise in furniture manufacturing, he founded Concept Caskets, which is now owned and operated by his sons and daughters Hélène, Jocelyn, Yvan, Réjean, and Jean-Francois (Frank). He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carmen Laroche, his sons and daughters Gilbert, Hélène, Jocelyn, Yvan, Réjean, Jean-Francois (Frank), his 15 grandchildren, and his 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was at the Beaudouin Ferland Dupuis Funeral Residence at 1 rue Roberge, Saint-Flavien, Quebec. Services were held at the Saint-Flavien Catholic Church, followed by burial at the Saint-Flavien cemetery.
The CFSA officers, board of directors, and staff extend their sincerest condolences to the Houde family.