Rene Faye Cummings passed away peacefully November 22, 2004 at her home in Chilliwack, B.C. She left to join her loving husband and dearest friend Patrick who was taken suddenly from us all on November 30, 2001.

Rene was predeceased by her parents, sisters Natasha, Florence and Patty, niece Judy, nephew Rob and son-in-law Ross.

The love will live on and the many stories sprinkled with humour will remain as fond memories with her family, daughters Michelle (Daryl Des Rochers) Keir-Des Rochers, Brenda (Randy) Waldenberg, step-daughter Barb (Gordon) Merkley, step-sons Will (Laverne) Cummings and Steve (Rowena) Cummings. She is also survived by her grandchildren Rebecca and Jordon Des Rochers, Tara (Greg Carlene) Hicks, Jeff (Lynn) Hicks and Tammy Ganyo, Melissa and Travis Merkley, Matthew and Emily Cummings and Patricia Cummings.

Special thanks to Rene’s daughter Michelle and niece Jani for their loving support and care during a time when she needed their love the most. Rene’s kind heart and love of people brought a radiant affection to all who knew her. Thanks for those memories Rene and please do not get lost on the road to meet Patrick. He will lead you once you are there.

A memorial tea will be held on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004 from 2 to 4 pm in the Tea Room at Henderson’s in Chilliwack, B.C.

In lieu of flowers, we sincerely request contributions be made in Rene’s honour to the B.C. Cancer Foundation, #200-601 W. Broadway, Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 4C2 or online at

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