RENALD JOSEPH LEPINE On Thursday, September 19 we said goodbye to a loving son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. Renald Joseph Lepine was born on September 25, 1942. He lived in a loving and caring environment filled with laughter, family and friends. Renald lived his life surrounded by love and Renald loved back unconditionally (except if he did not agree with you, then "you were fired"). Renald was predeceased by his father, Rene on December 4, 2001 and leaves to celebrate his life, his mother Lucienne Lepine (nee Neault), brother Denis (Bonnie), nephews Marc (Lise), Paul (Tracy), great-niece Zoe, sister Dianne (John), nephews, Marshall and Victoria, loving aunts Theresa, Lucy, Adrienne (aka buddy) and Juliette as well as, numerous caring cousins and friends. Our family would like to thank Adrienne, Juliette, Irma, Claude, Al, Lucille, Lorraine, Janet and Elaine for their unconditional care, support and love towards Renald. Special thanks to the staff at Tache Centre especially Monique and Thelma for their excellent care. In keeping with Renald's wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial mass celebrating his life will be held on Wednesday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Eugene Church, 1007 St. Mary's Road with Father Marcel Toupin officiating. A reception will follow in the Coutu Funeral Home's reception lounge, 680 Archibald Street. The Coutu Family in care arrangements: E.J. COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS 680 Archibald Street 204-253-5086 ejcoutu.com
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 23, 2013
Condolences & Memories (3 entries)
I will always remember Renald wearing the t-shirts I brought back from Vietnam and also his loving and smiling wonderful man that he was. I am thinking of you also Mrs. Lepine, you were a wonderful mother and very good to all the nurses. Love Margaret - Posted by: Margaret Walker (nurse and friend) on: Sep 25, 2013
Dear Aunty Lucienne, Denis and Dianne. I am sorry to hear about the passing of Renald. My life story is: When my family went to Winnipeg for summer holidays, I always remember Renald giving us hugs and tapping our shoulders. And his hands were so soft. Renald could not say Denise or Annette, he would call us Nenise and Nannette. I think he could say Ricky. Renald also sang Goodnight Irene Goodnight Irene I will see you in my dreams. He always sang this song to my mom. He never forgot year after year. I know in my heart Renald is not alone for he has many family members who have passed away that will guide him through. My thoughts a prayers are with all of you at this hard time. - Posted by: annette neault (cousin) on: Sep 24, 2013
Dear Denis, Marc and Paul, Sorry to hear about your brother and uncle. May he now be at peace. Many years have passed, but I do remember how happy Renald was. - Posted by: Dianne McShane (Maxwell) (long ago friend of Denis, Marc and Paul) on: Sep 23, 2013
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