James "Jim" Laforge April 24, 1942 - August 11, 2004 LAFORGE, James “Jim” 62 years. Died on August 11, 2004 at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital. Beloved son of his late parents Rose (nee Meloche) (1983) and Ernest Laforge (1972). Dear brother of Mary Lou Leach and husband Sid of Hawkesbury, Ont., Harold and wife Jean, Don and wife Linda, all of Windsor and predeceased by Chuck (1990). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and best friends especially Howard and Bernie. Jim was an exceptional brother, uncle and friend and will always hold a special place in our hearts. Special thanks to his nurses, Deanna, Lynn and Barb and to Dr. Chakavarthi for their care and kindness. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association as your expression of sympathy. By family request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation with entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Janisse Bros—Marcotte Funeral Home, 1139 Ouellette Avenue, (253-5225). A tree will be planted in memory of Jim Laforge in the Janisse Bros—Marcotte Heritage Forest. A dedication service will be held September 26, 2004. All are welcome. The family invites you to sign a Book of Condolence and share your memories on www.obituariestoday.