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Date of Passing: Sep 07, 2012

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RENE LAFOURNAISE It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of René Charlie Lafournaise, husband, dad, and pepère on Friday, September 7, 2012, at the Health Sciences Centre after battling several lengthy illnesses. René is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lina, and two sons, Robert (Tania) and Jacques. He is also survived by his four grandchildren Kobi, Jena, Riley, and Aleksa. Left to mourn are, his brothers Jean (Jocelyne), Pierre (Mickey), sisters Colette (Larry), Irène (Maurice), Anna, and Rita as well as many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and numerous friends. He was predeceased by his parents Napoléon and Donalda (Perreault) Lafournaise. René never let his illnesses keep him down. He fought them right to the end and his perseverance will be a lasting memory for all his family and friends. Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the St. Malo Church with interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba at 675 McDermot Ave., Room ON1160, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9. DESJARDINS 233-4949 1-888-233-4949
Publish Date: Sep 10, 2012

RENE LAFOURNAISE Peacefully, surrounded by family, René passed away on Friday, September 7, 2012 at the Health Science Centre. Complete obituary notice to follow. Desjardins 233-4949 1-888-233-4949
Publish Date: Sep 8, 2012

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 10, 2012

Condolences & Memories (8 entries)

  • Thinking of you during this difficult time. - Posted by: Renee trudel lamirande-Semenchuk (Cousin to Lina) on: Sep 12, 2012

  • It is with great sadness that you say goodbye to Rene. Please know that we are thinking about the family in this time of sorrow. You are in our prayers. - Posted by: Mona Geller(nee Pierson) (Cousin) on: Sep 11, 2012

  • Nos sincères sympathies à la famille. Vous êtes dans nos pensées et nos prières. Gardez courage. - Posted by: Dan et Jen Preteau (amis à la famille) on: Sep 10, 2012

  • We are so sorry to hear about Rene. You are in out thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Edith and Laurent (cousin) on: Sep 10, 2012

  • Sincerest sympathies to you Lina and your family....thinking about you during this difficult time. - Posted by: Paul & Marlene Beaulieu () on: Sep 10, 2012

  • Nos sincères sympathies à toi Lina et à ta famille. Nous vous gardons dans nos prières et nos pensées durant ce temps pénible. - Posted by: Julienne Bosc (friend) on: Sep 10, 2012

  • Nos sincères condoléances à toute la famille. Nous sommes loin mais vous êtes dans nos prières et nos pensées. - Posted by: Hubert & Colette Mangin (cousin) on: Sep 10, 2012

  • Sorry to hear about Rene's passing. We want you to know that we are thinking of you during these difficult moments. - Posted by: Lucette & Sylvio Sabourin (friend to Lina) on: Sep 09, 2012

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