It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of René Lemieux, on Thursday, June 25th, 2020, at the age of 68. René will be dearly missed by his sons Tyler and Cody Lemieux as well as his good friends Brian and Helen Nielsen. René was born in St-Octave de l’Avenir, Québec to Stanley and Rita Lemieux (predeceased). He will be dearly remembered by his siblings, Madeline Lemieux, Lucie Laflamme (Pierre), Mike Lemieux, Marie Lemieux (René), Thérèse Verellen (André), Yolande Lemieux (Michel), Francis Lemieux (Pierre). He will be sadly missed by his sisters-in-law, Sandy, Lynn and Joanne Lemieux. René is predeceased by his brothers Jean-Yves, Roger, Mario and Laurence Lemieux. René will be remembered for his love for his family and friends. He enjoyed spending his time playing baseball, crib, fishing, and camping. We would like to thank all of the staff at Finlandia Village Nursing home for their outstanding care and compassion. Donations can be made online to the Finlandia Village SISU Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Association. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service or visitation. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.