5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Paul E. Lessard
Paul E. Lessard, 52, of Lorain, died Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Cleveland Clinic Foundation after a brief illness.
He was born April 11, 1967 in Hartford, CT and grew up in Somers, CT. Paul had been a Lorain resident for the past 3 years moving from Jacksonville, FL where he had lived 15 years.
Paul owned and operated Lessard LLC where he worked as a handyman for over 40 years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Birmingham and the Moose Lodge #42 in Jacksonville, FL. Paul was also a member of the Vermilion Country Club where he played on several leagues and headed many fundraisers. He had also organized many fundraisers for the Mossehaven Retirement Community and Mooseheart for children. Paul had been an accomplished hockey player, playing at Fermi High School and then for Enfield Hockey Association and NCO Hockey Association. Along side of his father, he also coached Springfield Junior Indians Hockey. He loved playing golf with his wife and also riding motorcycles together. When they were not at work you would always find he and his wife together.
He is survived by his wife, Tashawnda (nee Randolph) Lessard of Lorain; son, Nicholas (Nina) Prajzner of CT; daughter, Breanna Lessard of OK; parents, Dennis and Helen (nee Choqutte) Lessard; step children, Christina Boyd, Bruce Freeman, Cameron (Meagan) Freeman, Damien Collins, Izabella Randolph, and Denver Tribble; grandchildren; Cole, Warren, Kali, Max, Isabella, and Royce; brother, Ryan Lessard of MA; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ryan Lessard; maternal grandparents, George and Therese Choquette; and his paternal grandparents, Rosiar and Mary Angel Lessard.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the First Baptist Church, Birmingham, 5918 State Rt. 60 , Birmingham 44816. Friends and family are encouraged to stay after the service for a meal.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Moosehaven 1701 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073 or Mooseheart 155 S International Drive, Mooseheart, IL 60539.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
Looking for something you can't find? We make it easy to get the answers you need. Please feel free to CONTACT our professional staff for any questions or to schedule an appointment with a Funeral Director at any time.