J. A. René BRUNETTE

BRUNETTE, J. A. René
The Brunette Family wishes to inform you of the peaceful death of J. A. René Brunette, 90 years old, at his Residence Cité Jardin of Gatineau, on October the 10th 2013. René was a Navy veteran of WW II and a public servant for over 35 years. Son of the late Arthur Brunette and Lucia Potvin. He was the beloved husband of Marguerite Blais for 67 years. He leaves behind his wife and 4 children: Pierre, Franciscan priest, Louise (Pierre Malouin), Claude (Patricia Larin) and André. Cherished grandfather of Tanya (Pascal), Patrick (Roxanne), Daniel (Lori), Pierre Yves and Marc Olivier; and loving great grandfather of Nicolas, Sébastien, Maélie, Mathis, Guillaume and Camille. Brother of the late Marcel (Denise Albert), Roland (Denise Juneau) and Claire (Roger Legault). He also leaves behind many nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and lifelong friends. A funeral mass will be held at St-René Goupil Church (St-Trinity Parish, 400 Raymond St and Blvd. St-René Goupil, Gatineau) on Saturday October 19, 2013, at 11. Family will greet parents and friends before the service, from 10. Donations could be sent to the LEUCAN Society. Online condolences may be made at www.cfo.coop

Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Oct. 16, 2013