Frans Labranche Obituary, Death Cause – It is with heavy hearts and a deep sense of sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved Deacon Frans Labranche. He peacefully departed from this world this morning, surrounded by his loving family. Deacon Frans was a pillar of our faith community, and his legacy of service and devotion will forever be etched in our hearts. Deacon Frans’s journey of faith and service began when he was ordained to the diaconate in 1981. From that moment on, he selflessly dedicated himself to the ministry of St. Jane Parish and St. Michael Mission. His unwavering commitment was a source of inspiration to all who knew him.
Throughout his years of service, Deacon Frans faithfully assisted Fr. Francis, Fr. William, Fr. Robert, and Fr. Ken in presiding over numerous baptisms, weddings, funerals, and countless other ministries that brought solace and support to our community. His presence was a comforting and guiding light during our most significant life events. We now unite in prayer for the repose of Deacon Frans’s soul and for the comfort and strength of his family, particularly his beloved wife, Del, with whom he shared an enduring and loving marriage for 64 years.
As we come to terms with our profound loss, we will soon share details of the funeral arrangements on our website and social media platforms. This will allow us to gather, pay our respects, and celebrate the life of a man who exemplified what it means to be a faithful servant of God. In this moment of sorrow and gratitude, we extend our collective appreciation to Deacon Frans for his long and faithful service to St. Jane Parish and St. Michael Mission. He lived his life as a testament to the words, “Well done, good and faithful servant. Let us remember Deacon Frans in our prayers and hold his family close in our hearts as they navigate through this difficult time. May his soul rest in eternal peace.