SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Edward P. “Teddy” Laflamme, 78, passed away on Friday Jan. 5, 2018 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. He was born July 4, 1939 in Berlin, N.H. the son of Adrian and Francellia (Couture) Laflamme. He attended Springfield and Charlestown schools.
He served in the United States Air Force for six years, and the Chester Army Reserves for three years. On July 21, 1962, he married Sandra C. Wilson. She predeceased him on Aug. 20, 2005.
On Nov. 8, 2008 he married Ellen Noble in Springfield, Vt.
He was employed at Great Eastern in North Springfield, Vt., and as a machinist with the LoveJoy Tool Company in Springfield, Vt. for 35 years, retiring in 2002.
He was a member of the Springfield Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #1560, and the Springfield Moose Lodge Loyal Order of Moose #679, a member of the Chester American Legion Post #67, and a volunteer for the Springfield Fire Department for many years.
He was a member of the St. John’s Lodge #41, member of Chapter #25, Council #18, and Holy Cross Commandery #12. A member of the Sinai Shriners #3, a very active member of the Sinai Joe’s Clown Unit, past president of the Vermont Maple Sugar Bowl, and past director of the Montpelier #151 RoJ’s.
He is survived by his wife Ellen of N. Springfield, Vt.; one son Edward L. Laflamme of Springfield; four daughters, Tammy Haines, Debbie Lofton, and Lynn Seveir all of Louisiana, and Kimberly Laflamme of Walpole, N.H.; three step-daughters Angela Luman of Chester, Tina Moncieff of Samson, Ala., and Katherine Bradley of Bellows Falls, Vt.; two brothers Leo Laflamme and Paul Laflamme both of Springfield; eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one step-great grandchild; and also by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents and one brother William “Bob” Laflamme.
A memorial service and Masonic service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt. Reverend Gerry Piper will officiate. Friends may call at the Davis Chapel from 10 to 11 a.m.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St, Springfield, MA, 01104.