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LESLIE, Darrel Francis

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Darrel, fondly known as “Luke”, was born to Arvine and Beverly Leslie, on May 8th, 1954 in Ottawa, ON.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter who loved the outdoors.

Darrel is survived by his three children, Teri (Dave), Sarah and Kaitlin (John) and his six grandchildren, Jade, Dylan, Kelly, Taylor, Anthony and Ivy. As well as many siblings, family members and friends.

Please join us in celebrating his life on September 9th, 2023. A procession will start at the Gatineau Valley Arena at 9:00 a.m. and continue to the St. Martin Catholic Church where a service will be held. A celebration of his life will follow at Brennan’s Hill Restaurant.

Come join us in remembering this great man!

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