Attorney W. Jean Laflamme, 90, of Manchester, died January 23, 2023, at The Arbors Memory Care Facility in Bedford after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
Born in 1932 in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was the son of Atty. Wilfred A. and Lillian Prince Laflamme. Jean is survived by his wife Lucille Demers Laflamme and by his three children; Lise and her husband A.J. LaSalle, David Laflamme and his wife Kelly (Burke) Laflamme, Nicole and her wife Kerry Laflamme. He also leaves behind his beloved four grandchildren, Luke and Molly Laflamme, Ella and Ben Laflamme. Jean was a devoted family man who always had time and great love for his family.
Jean also leaves behind a sister, Suzanne Piotrowicz and her husband Terrence. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Elaine and her husband William Lefebvre, Suzanne Solloway, Cecile Demers, Mary Laflamme and her husband Thomas Fleming. He was also predeceased by his brother Robert Laflamme and brothers-in-law Edmond Demers, Louis Demers, R. Bruce Solloway and sister-in-law Doris Kelly and brother–in-law Thomas Kelly III.
Jean received his early education in the Catholic schools of Manchester. He went on to graduate from Holy Cross Jesuit College and earned a degree in Accounting with honors. Subsequently he continued his education at Boston University School of Law where he was named to the prestigious Law Review.
Upon graduation with a law degree he joined his father in his law firm. Later, after the passing of his father, he eventually joined with partners Attorneys Bois, Champagne, Moquin and later Davis.
Jean was a practicing Roman Catholic. He was active in the churches he attended, first St. Jean de Baptiste and for the last 30 years served in his church of Ste. Marie. He led the Renew Program at St. Jean de Baptiste, was active in the Bible Study ministry at Ste. Marie, and found peace by spending time in the Adoration Chapel at Ste. Marie.
In his community of Manchester, he served as President of the Jaycees, served on the board of directors at Easter Seals and also served on the board of the Institute of Arts and Science.
Jean's favorite pastimes were gardening, reading and spending time with his family.
A Wake (reception of the body in the church) will be held in Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester, NH 03102 on Friday, January 27th at 10 am. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11am. Following the celebration of Holy Mass, he will be interred in the family plot in Mount Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester, NH. Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
If you wish to remember Jean, in lieu of flowers consider donating to a charity of your choice or to the Alzheimer's Association of NH, 166 S. River Road, Bedford, NH 03110. To leave a message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.