Albert Lorne Lavallee (LAV)

Albert Lorne Lavallee (LAV)

Passed on March 7, 2024

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lorne Lavallee (LAV) at home on March 7, 2024 at the age of 58. Left to cherish Lorne’s memory are his wife Louise of 28 years, their children Jared and Jodi. Brothers Wayne (Yvette), Don (Leigh), sister Shirley, nephews and nieces. Also mourning his passing are mother in law Winona Shupenia, sisters in law Marlene (Dennis), Donna (Steve).

Lorne was predeceased by his mother Elizabeth (1976), father Albert (2002), brother Dale (2004) and father in law Bill (2015).

Lorne was born in Eriksdale, MB. May 28, 1965. His family moved to Teulon in 1976 where he continued elementary & attended Teulon Collegiate where he made many lifelong friends. Lorne worked at various jobs as a teenager before starting his career in 1986 at CN as a ballast inspector working in Saskatchewan and Ontario before transferring over to the running trades. Lorne (LAV) was a Conductor/Brakeman from 1987-1995 before qualifying as a Locomotive Engineer, retiring in September 2020.

Lorne enjoyed baseball, hockey, snowmobiling, quading, camping, fishing, hunting & golfing. He was a true outdoorsman, he played minor hockey for Eriksdale and was a member of the North Interlake Kings hockey team that went to Sweden in 1980/81 at Age 15. He then proceeded to junior hockey in Lloydminster, AB and Obema, SK before returning to Teulon to play senior hockey with the Teulon Tigers. Lorne and Louise played mixed slo-pitch with the Daltons for over 20 years. He played men’s league A-ball with the Jammers and played in National tournaments. He also played hockey with the Heavy Metal & Gillam Rails.

Lorne loved his children Jared & Jodi unconditionally and was extremely proud of their accomplishments. He always welcomed their friends into our home with open arms and enjoyed spending time getting to know each one. This was a tradition passed on from having many of our family and friends stay with us over the years, known as L & L Lodge.

The family enjoyed 17 years at Lilac Resort where Lorne formed many lasting friendships.

Lorne had a great love for animals, enjoyed country music and would give the shirt off his back. He truly wore his heart on his sleeve and will be missed by many.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 11:00 am at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main St., Winnipeg. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery 4535 Main St, West Saint Paul.

Thank you to Dr. Basali for Lorne’s care over the years and first responders for their assistance and comfort at the time of his loss. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Winnipeg Humane Society or Rescue Dogs.


We want to express our sincere condolences to Louise, Jared, Jodi and the family ! We were saddened to hear of Lorne’s passing ! He was one of our great friendly neighbours at Lilac , certainly will be missed ! May he rest in peace and may the family be comforted by the many wonderful memories they had together ! Love and prayers from Ray and Pauline

Pauline rioux

So saddened to hear of Lornes passing. A good friend that will be missed. Love ya buddy.

Sean Carman

Sincere condolences to Louise, Jared and Jodi and family. Lorne will be sadly missed. Lorne and I worked on a snowmobile at Steve and Donna’s place. What an awesome guy to know From Peter and Paulette Klym and family.

Peter klym

Our sincere condolences Louise and family. Far too soon to leave.

Bev Grant n Stephanie McDonnell

A neighbour,teammate and loyal friend of our family.Heartfelt condolences to Weezie and the family. Rest easy brother Jeff

Jeff brocker

We have many great memories during our times at Lilac with Lorne and the family. sending our prayers and condolences to Louise, Jared and Jodi. Take care 🤗

Donna & Gary Small

Shocked and saddened. My friend of 47 years. I will miss you so much. We were the best of sidekicks and I will cherish our time together. My deepest condolences to Louise, Jared, Jodi, family and friends. See you soon my friend.


My sincerest condolences to Louise and family... a great guy gone too soon. A star athlete who excelled in every sport. A natural ability not many share. I think what I saw in him best, was how fiercely loyal Lorne was to his family and friends he cared about. A very admiral character trait. He will missed by us all. R.I.P. "Young Fella"


Sorry to hear my old friend is gone. Lorne was always a good friend. Many good times we shared in the past. Thoughts and prayers for Louise and the kids. Rest in peace Lorne.

Neil Murdock

Sorry to hear of his passing

Noreeen Stone

Our sympathy from our entire family at this time.I have known Lorne since I was a young.Him and his dad and siblings lived not far from us and I always remember how kind and gentle he was.Always friendly and so caring.He would give the shirt off his back.He was so proud of his family’ and the life they had together.I will miss his smile and his hey “Mitchie” Hows it going.Rest in peace my friend!


I was saddened to read of Lorne's death. My sympathies to Lorne's family. This is a hard loss, and I really feel for you.

Judith Dedrick-Williams

I was saddened to read of Lorne's death. My sympathies to Lorne's family. This is a hard loss, and I feel for you.

Judith Dedrick-Williams

Our condolences to the lavalee family RIP Lorne

Donald Lochrie

Sincere condolences to Louise, Jared, Jodi and family. Thoughts are with you all. Rest easy Lorne 💔🙏

Bonnie Nordin

Sending prayers and love and sincere condolences for the loss of such an amazing member of the Lavalee family. Louise and Lorne were high school sweethearts and I will always remember the years of happiness they had ❤️


So sorry for your families loss. Hugs from Alberta. He will be missed.

Martin and Kathy Hazelwood

Our condolences Louise, Jared, Jodi and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lorne was always so welcoming when we would see you guys, hang on to all those wonderful memories the two of you created together and know he will always be with you

Karen & Rob Dunbar

My condolences to the family. It was great to have had the chance to work with Lorne , may he rest in peace.

Garry Scott

I am so sorry for your loss Lavalee family. Lorne was a fun loving guy and I enjoyed the shenanigans Brent and I had with Lorne and Louise at the CN hockey tournaments. RIP Lorne. You will be missed

Donna Boudreau

Lorne will missed by whose hearts he touched. My condolences to the family, so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace my friend

Troy Einarsson

Was a pleasure working and knowing you Lav. Idle and Coast my friend. Kimo

Gerald KImacovich

clear signal in peace.

brian begal

A pleasure knowing and working with you Lav. Idle and Coast my friend. Kimo

Gerald KImacovich

Rest in peace 🙏🏻 my friend… god speed ..

Joe Brunen

RIP Lorne , it was a great pleasure working with you


My condolences to all of Lorne's family and friends. Sorry for your loss

Allison Willis

Lorne was a great friend and teammate. I was lucky to witness 1st hand his competitive nature and his talent in multiple sports. I am fortunate to have had a friendship of over 40 years with Lorne. I will cherish those memories. Rest in peace. You will be missed. ❤🙏

Ken Chobotar

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