Purcell, Rodney

An angel on earth and an angel in heaven. The family wishes to announce the peaceful passing of Rodney Purcell on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the age of 53 at his residence surrounded by his family and his Grandview family. Rodney's infectious smile and cuddles touched everyone he loved. Rod will be remembered for his spirit and his will to live. Son of Percy Purcell and Colette Creaser (Roland Duhamel). Brother to Karen Purcell Astgen, Michelle Hall (Glenn), Russel Purcell (Linda). Special uncle to Carley, Evan, Shannon, Blake and Olivia. Loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins.  Rodney will also be missed by his Grandview brothers and family. Rodney's family would like to say thank you from the bottom of our hearts to all staff at Grandview House for the many years of love, care and support to Rodney as a long-time resident at Grandview. Words cannot express how grateful we are for all staff at Grandiew, there are too many to mention but thank you to all who helped through Rodney's journey. You will always be very special to us. God bless you all. We would also like say thank you to CLGS Management Team for there support and dedication. Thank you to nurse Dawn, nurse Jade and nurse Dustin (Big Duff) for their soothing words and comfort. A celebration of life for Rodney will be held at a later date. Rodney will rest at Civic Memorial Cemetery. Until we all meet again Rodney, we will miss you so much. Love Mom Dad Karen Michelle and Russ ..xo.


10 Condolences

  1. Dear Aunt Colette, Uncle Percy, Karen, Michelle and Russ, I am very sorry to hear of Rodney’s passing. Sending love!

    By: Natalie Thorpe and family
    April 26, 2020
  2. Russ, Linda and boys,
    My deepest sympathies on your loss. He will watch over you all.
    Big hugs, Kelly

    By: Kelly Size
    April 21, 2020
  3. My deepest sympathies to Rodney’s family and all who knew him.
    He will be greatly missed.

    By: Donna Krejlgaard
    April 21, 2020
  4. Russ we are so truly sorry for the loss of your brother. You were a very good, loving and caring brother as you cared for him for all these years. Just know that he is no longer suffering. We are here for you, Linda, Evan and Blake for whatever you may need.

    By: Karen & Giorgio Lagana
    April 20, 2020
  5. Colette, Karen, Linda, Russell and families: we are saddened with the passing of Rodney. Our sincere condolences. Praying that you will know that God has you in His hands and that peace and comfort will come from above. God gave you a “special son” and has taken an angel home. You will meet again. Love and hugs: Shirley and Roy, Carol Erkila

    By: Shirley and Roy Erkila
    April 20, 2020
  6. Rodney (Smiley) will greatly be missed. Our thoughts are with family and friends during this difficult time. Sincerely xoxo

    By: Sherry and Dan
    April 20, 2020
  7. Deepest condolences to Rodney’s family and friends he will be missed by many I will personally miss his smile.

    By: June StGermain
    April 20, 2020
  8. My deepest sympathies to you all during this difficult time.

    By: Linda Morel
    April 20, 2020
  9. I am so saddened to hear of Rodney’s passing. I loved his laugh and his sweet nature. He will definitely be missed.

    By: Lise Lalonde
    April 20, 2020
  10. Russ, I am very sorry for the loss Rodney. I think I only met him a few times years ago and I do remember him to be a kind soul. Russ, I know you were a good brother to him and you will always have good memories. My deepest condolences also to Linda, your two boys and the rest of your family.

    By: Gary Lisi
    April 20, 2020

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