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Date of Passing: Apr 05, 2019

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It is with great sadness the family announces that Harvey Bourgeois passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, MB, after complications with pneumonia.
Dad was predeceased by his parents, Amedee and Celine Bourgeois, and sister Giselle Bourgeois.
Harvey is survived by: son Derek (Zara) Bourgeois, grandchildren: Finn, Piper, Erik, Zachary and Scarlett; son Kevyn (Teri) Bourgeois, grandchildren: Madden and Sawyer; Sister Doris, and brothers, Rene and Noel.
Harvey served his country for 32 years with the R.C.M.P. from the East coast to the Prairies. He served in Organized crime, Commercial crime and Training Branch. He was most proud of his time in uniform in Moncton, Swan River and Lundar where he impacted hundreds of lives and made lifelong friendships.
He was a long serving member of the Lion's Club of Swan River and instrumental in many benevolent acts.
In keeping with Harvey's wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at the Coutu Funeral Home, 680 Archibald Street, Winnipeg, MB.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Harvey would be graciously received at the FAV Foundation to help the fight against Fanconi Anemia, a condition Harvey's grandson Madden faces.

680 Archibald Street

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 13, 2019

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • Heartfelt & sincere condolences to both you Kevyn and Derek on the loss of your dad. May your memories of him bring you some comfort in this most difficult time. Hugs. - Posted by: Tara Woolgar (Childhood friend of Kevyn)) on: Apr 17, 2019

  • Dear Derek and Kevyn, To you both and your families I send my deepest sympathy. The visits we had were a long time ago but they were good ones. Love to you all, Your cousin, Mary Ryan Brockville. ON - Posted by: Mary RYan (niece) on: Apr 15, 2019

  • Dear Kevyn and Family, I am sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a dedicated man, and his Service to the RCMP for 32 years speaks to that. Remember the good times and know that he will always be with you. Take good care. - Posted by: Sheree Hanysh (friend of Kevyn's) on: Apr 15, 2019

  • I first met Harvey in the early seventies while working at the RCMP Sub-Division on Broadway and Maryland. He was always personable and a real gentleman. Always enjoyed our chats when he came by our Unit. Sincere condolences to his family and friends. Rest in Peace, Harvey June Donnelly - Posted by: June Donnelly (Co-worker) on: Apr 14, 2019

  • Derek, Kevyn and families, my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences. May the wonderful memories of Harvey bring you peace and comfort. Harvey and I shared many good times and fond memories during our time working together in Swan River. He was a great guy, a solid leader and a stand-up Mountie! - Posted by: Stu Schaffer (Friend, co-worker) on: Apr 14, 2019

  • I had been thinking of Harvey lately, and was saddened to hear of his recent passing. Harvey was a well-known & respected person whose life became woven into the Swan River Valley. My condolences to his sons' families. May he Rest in Peace. - Posted by: Wilda Laurene Davy (Friend ) on: Apr 14, 2019

  • Sincere condolences to Hervé's family. - Posted by: LCI Past District Governor (2015-2016) / LCIF Multiple District Coordinator Lion Gérald Fontaine (Former school mate & Friend) on: Apr 13, 2019

  • I still have fond memories of a fishing trip to Cabin Lake some 40 years ago. Thank you for your contribution in making our country a safer place to live. R.I.P. Harvey - Posted by: Jerry Bzowey (acquaintance) on: Apr 13, 2019

  • What can I say. I met Harvey in Swan River in 1981 and was a co-supervisor with him at the RCMP Detachment. We bonded immediately and were close neighbours also. Harvey was very dedicated and his staff loved him because of his down home personality. Harvey will be missed! My condolences to his sons and their families in this time of loss. - Posted by: Kevin Duckett (Friend, Co-Worker) on: Apr 13, 2019

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