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ROSE AND GEORGE WERE MARRIED ON A BEAUTIFUL AND COOL MORNING ON APRIL 7 1926 IN THE VILLAGE CHURCH OF PLANTAGENET ONTARIO

The 17 years old Rose was working as a house maid next door to the Lalonde Bakery. Of course the beautiful Rose caught young handsome George's blue eyes. One year later they married and that was for life.
George & Rose Lalonde

TOGETHER FOR ETERNITY

They raised their big family the best way they knew how. They gave their love the best way they knew how. They lived the best way they knew how. We should all be so very proud of them.

As Rose had died in winter of 1985, the priest had put her ashes in the “chaumière.” When George died in February of 1986 and couldn’t be buried until the spring, the priest decided to put Rose in the casket with George. Therefore, in the spring, they were buried together. What a very nice way to share and stay together for eternity.

I want to take the opportunity  to really say Thank You to George and Rose for just being them.

THE EARLY DAYS

George & Rose voyage de noce à Montréal

Le couple prend le train à Plantagenet Station pour leur lune de miel à Montréal. C’est un assez long trajet rare dans ces temps là. Ils arretent même chez un photographe pour  deux photos. Bonne lune de miel chez  Aurore, la grande soeur à George.

George & Rose mariés  à Plantagenet

Il est 7:30 ce beau matin du 7 avril 1926. C’est le mariage de Rose 18 ans et de George 20 ans qui se deroule à l’église de Plantagenet. La famille Séguin récemment de Lefaivre et celle des Lalonde de Plantagenet se réunissent devant le prêtre Laniel, qui bénit ce jeune couple d’amoureux.

George & Rose environ 1940

Les voila un peu plus vieilli mais quand meme un beau couple. Ils ont demeuré 5 ans chez Pépère Lalonde. apres dans plusieurs maisons comme celle-ci, chez Pilon rue de l’école ou je suis née et Gérard aussi.

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PLANTAGENET OLD BRIDGE 1886-1976

This third old bridge replaced an old covered bridge built in 1863, that replaced a first one built in 1820 that was dragged by the angry Spring water, way down the river. In 1926 a new cement bridge was built next to the old wooden bridge that could not hold all the automobiles and trucks anymore. It then turned into a lover’s lane apparently. Regretfully it was torn down in 1976 bringing a lot of the village history with it. The old wooden bridge was sad and so were many older people.

It then turned into a lover’s lane apparently. Regretfully the old bridge was torn down in 1976 bringing a lot of the village history with it. The old wooden bridge was sad and so were many older people.

Plantagenet Ontario - Nation River Old Bridges