ST. ALBANS — Joseph R. LeTourneau, 87, of Edgewater, Fla., died Nov. 27, 2013. He was born in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.  He served in the US Navy during WWII, Korea and Vietnam retiring in 1970.

He was a resident of St. Albans from 1970 until 1985, when he moved to Florida.

He is survived by his children, Mark LeTourneau and his wife, Georgette; daughter, Martha Ryan and her husband, David; sister, Alice Attick, two grandchildren and one great grandson.

Special thanks to his devoted caregivers Joanne, Ashley, Lisa, Michelle, Linda and Chris and VITAS Hospice. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Janet.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Heald Funeral Chapel, 87 South Main Street, with the Reverend David J. Veale of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church officiating.  Military honors will follow.

Contributions in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Humane Society, 30 Sunset Meadows, St. Albans, VT  05478 or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 8 Bishop Street, St. Albans, VT  05478. Please visit to leave a private message or memory for Joseph’s family.