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Date of Passing: Feb 13, 2021

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Ronald John Fast passed away peacefully on February 13, 2021 at home surrounded by family.
Mourning his loss but celebrating his life are his wife Margaret; children and grandchildren, Paul and Jennifer (Katherina), Derek and Heather (Ethan and Zachary), Eric and Janel (Harper); and adopted family, Jean-Luc and Hien (Jessica and Jorden). Ron is survived by his mother Agnes Fast; sisters, Louise Martens, Katherine (Peter) Ferrante; brothers, Frank (Lorraine), Alvin (Betty), Karl (Janet); brother-in-law Harry (Janis) Harms and their families. Ron is predeceased by his father Cornelius Fast and brother-in-law Ken Martens.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kim, Dr. Beshara and the staff at Buhler CancerCare for their wonderful care of Ron for the past year and a half. The Southern Health Palliative Care Team's care and compassion has been remarkable and mere words are not able to convey our thanks. We would also like to thank family and many friends who supported Ron throughout his cancer journey. You gave him strength, encouragement, and help.
A private family service has taken place. This obituary can also be found on Friends Funeral Service website.
Memorial donations may be made to FMC Refugee Fund, 922 Notre Dame Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0M9; MCC Grow Hope, 134 Plaza Dr., Winnipeg, MB R3T 5K9; or the Headingley Community Foundation, 5353 Portage Ave., Headingley, MB R4H 1J9.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 20, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • So sorry for your loss Margaret. Didn’t know he had passed away until today. Many great memories with you and Ron. May God be with you and your family in this time of sorrow. Love Ernie - Posted by: Ernie Schlichting (Former employee for many years / friend) on: Feb 20, 2021

  • All the many talks + advice we had. Very Kind Man RIP Ron - Posted by: Marc & Lorilee Glenat (Friends) on: Feb 20, 2021

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