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TONI L. BRUYERE  Obituary pic


Born: May 18, 1944

Date of Passing: Feb 11, 2016

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TONI L. BRUYERE Peacefully, at Selkirk General Hospital, with family by his side, Toni passed away on February 11, 2016, at the age of 71. Toni was born in Fort Alexander, Manitoba on May 18, 1944. Toni leaves behind his sons: Curtis, James, Ryan, Brian, Carter, Lincoln, Jon Pall and daughter Sandy. As well as grandchildren: Sciera, Ryan, Dawson, Kylia, Asiniwiche, Takio, Washteno, Zayden, Marquis, Wawatay, Seth, Rhyson, Kashtin and numerous nieces and nephews. Toni is survived by siblings: Lorraine, Terry (Bert), Bert, Sylvia, Vi, Bruce (Darlene), Chris (Delores), Chick and Kim (Paul); in-laws: Calvin, Annette, Elaine. Toni was predeceased by his parents, William and Angele Bruyere, son Leander, twin brother Louison, siblings: Wilfred (Sophie), Ron, Joe (Cecile), Rose (Dave), and Alma. He was also predeceased by his brother-in-law Russell and nephew Trevor. Toni enjoyed spending time with family, playing horseshoes and visiting the boys at the Garrick Hotel. He loved doing the daily crossword and collecting various antiques. Toni was known for his wide collection of sports memorabilia. Toni attended the Fort Alexander and Assiniboia Indian Residential Schools. He possessed a strong work ethic and was employed as a medical transportation driver, taxi driver, bricklayer, carpenter, stucco plasterer and iron worker. Toni was known for his humour, quick wit, and charm. The family would like to extend warm-felt gratitude and appreciation to the staff at the Selkirk General Hospital, George M. Guimond Care Centre, Pine Falls Health Complex and Health Sciences Centre for their care and compassion during his time of need. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at the Victoria Beach Recreation Centre on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Spirit Road Funeral Services Inc., P.O. Box 200, Fort Alexander, Manitoba R0E 0P0, 204-340-6490 or friends may leave a message of sympathy at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 13, 2016

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • To the family of Toni, his children, grandchildren as well as all of his siblings. I know that he is leaving a huge void in your lives. My sincere and deepest sympathy, Evelyn Laforte - Posted by: Evelyn Laforte (family friend) on: Feb 13, 2016

  • My dear uncle, you've touched so many hearts, you are going to be missed by many....I am so fortunate that I got to spend your last days on earth with you. To watch you take your last breath will forever be etched in my mind to remind hiw precious life is and not to take anything for granted....he was a fighter right until the bitter end until he got so weak and could no longer fight to remain with his family...we will see you again, love you so much uncle, kikiwahbamin min aah - Posted by: Fran, Roland and family (Niece) on: Feb 13, 2016

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