BERNDT, Roy Herbert
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(Owner of Berndt's Garage, Denbigh)
Peacefully after a valiant fight with cancer on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital at the age of 69. Beloved husband of 43 years to Judy (nee Lamourie). Dear Dad of Christina (Daryl Hermer), Michele (Steve White), and Ken (Jennifer). He will be sadly missed by grandchildren William, Leah, Sasha, Jarrett and Darian. Roy will be fondly remembered by his brothers Ernie, George (Judy) and his sister Anne (late John Ball), the Lamourie family and his many nieces, nephews and friends. Roy was a lifelong resident of Denbigh and during his life gave his time to the community. He served as Fire Chief for 23 years and helped with the establishment of the ambulance service in 1982 for which he was honoured with the Governor General's Canada 125 medal. Many people will also remember his love of cars and antique engines. Visitation will be held at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle St. S, Renfrew on Friday, November 9th from 2-4, 7-9 and after 9:30am Saturday. A Liturgy of the word will be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Church, Renfrew on Saturday, November 10th at 11:00am. Reception will follow at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Renfrew. A committal service will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Denbigh on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Donations in Roy's memory may be made to the Renfrew Victoria Foundation Oncology Unit or Palliative Care.
Online condolences/donations may be
made at www.gouletfuneralhome.com
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Nov. 9, 2012