John J. Laoue, 84, of North Haven formerly of Burr Street, New Haven passed away peacefully on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the St. Raphael Campus/Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the husband of 58 years to Marie Selitte Laoue.  John was born in New Haven on September 29, 1930; son of the late Albert A. and Lena E. Degnan Laoue; served his country faithfully in the US Army during the Korean war and had worked for the US Postal Service for 30 years retiring as a Clerk.  He was a member of the VFW; was a NY Yankees, NY Giants and UCONN Girls & Boys basketball fan, and also enjoyed his frequent trips to the casino.  Father of Karen (Brian) Donnelly, Joann (Louis) Severino and Margaret (John) Romano, Jr.  Grandfather of David (Bess) Martell, Thomas (Kristen) Martell, Jacqueline Martell, Christine (Gary) Crouch, Brian (Christina) Donnelly, Scott, Michael and Mark Severino, and the late Matthew Donnelly.  Great-Grandfather of Jakob Martell and Kayleigh Crouch. Brother of Therese (Warren) Carlson, Albert Laoue, Mark (Virginia) Laoue and the late Bernadette Maturo and Kathleen Longyear.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Friday morning at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas at 10:00.  Entombment with full military honors will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum.  The visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm.