Obituary — Lawrence “Larry” Beechey

Deputy Commissioner of the O.P.P.- Retired

Suddenly on Wednesday, August 16, Larry Beechey of Iroquois, age 63. Loving husband of Carole Beechey (nee Lacourse). Cherished father of Jaime Beechey-Loucks of Morrisburg and Chris Beechey (Janice) of Merrickville. Beloved son of Viola Beechey of St. Thomas and the late Jim Beechey. Proud grandfather of Charlotte, Graham and Claire Loucks, Katie, Rachel and Sarah Beechey. Dear brother of Dawn Osman (Bob), Tom Beechey (Marilyn), Dan Beechey (Janice), Jill Beechey, all of St. Thomas. Dear brother-in-law of Bob Lacourse of London, Huguette Nolet (late Roland) of Port Colborne, Ray Lacourse (Linda) of Fort Erie, Serge Lacourse (Ginette) of Sherbrooke, Ginette Goodhew (Russ) of St. Thomas, Colin Lacourse (Sue) of St. Thomas and Roger Lacourse (late Colleen) of Port Colborne. Larry will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, colleagues with the O.P.P. and his many friends.

Funeral Arrangements

A Memorial Service will be held at the Iroquois United Church on Tuesday, August 22nd at 2 p.m. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion in Iroquois. In lieu of flowers donations to The Royal Canadian Legion in Iroquois or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at

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