Born August 31, 1922, in Cold Lake Alberta – Remie died peacefully on Wed., Nov. 2nd, 2011 at Cascade Hospice, Chilliwack, BC.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose; his daughters: Joanne and Dorice (Edoardo); and son, Remi (Celeste); 7 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.
Remie served in the Canadian Army, worked in the mining and road construction industries, and helped build many roads in BC, including the Tofino highway and the original Vedder overpass. He retired from his duties in the logging industry, as a front end loader and heavy equipment operator with Macmillan Bloedel, in 1983. His passion for gardening, lawn and carpet bowling and playing cards filled his retirement years. His devotion to his wife Rose right to the end was admired by all. He was a loving father and grandfather, and was committed to spending as much free time as he had with his family. He will be greatly missed and will always remain in our hearts.
A funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011; 1:00pm, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Chilliwack, BC, The burial will follow the Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Please join the family at the St. Mary’s hall immediately following for light refreshments. In Lieu of Flowers, send donations to Chilliwack Hospice Society.