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Ruest, Raymond

It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Raymond Ruest surrounded by family at Maison McCulloch Hospice on Saturday, January 19th, 2019, at the age of 93. Son of the late Herménégilde Ruest and late Jeanne Couture. Beloved husband of the late Rollande (Bourgeault) Ruest of Azilda. Loving father of Denise (Lee Johnston), Henri (Pauline Rochon), Nicole (Jacques Charette), Jeannette (Delmar McKee - predeceased), Marie-Rose (Gérald Dubois - predeceased), Céline (James Bittle), Rachel, André (predeceased) (Linda Dugas), Jean-Charles (Carrie). He is survived and will be missed by 26 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his siblings Adelme, Rosaire, Cécile, Benoît, Jean-Eudes, Mathieu, Épiphane, and Émmanuel. Raymond will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was very devoted to his family, always friendly and smiling, and was involved in many social activities with the Club d’âge d’or and the prayer group at Ste. Agnès Church in Azilda. We wish to thank the support staff of Maison McCulloch Hospice for all you have done for our dear father. The family will receive relatives and friends at Ste. Agnès church, 15 Ste. Agnès St., Azilda, on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. A funeral mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. and interment will be held in the spring after a mass in Cartier. In lieu of flowers, donations to Maison McCulloch Hospice or the Ste. Agnès Church would be appreciated.

La famille annonce avec grande tristesse le décès de Raymond Ruest entouré de sa famille à la Maison McCulloch Hospice, samedi le 19 janvier 2019, à l’âge de 93 ans. Fils de feu Herménégilde Ruest et feue Jeanne Couture. Époux bien aimé de feue Rollande (Bourgeault) Ruest d’Azilda. Père dévoué de Denise (Lee Johnston), Henri (Pauline Rochon), Nicole (Jacques Charette), Jeannette (Delmar McKee - feu), Marie-Rose (Gérald Dubois - feu), Céline (James Bittle), Rachel, André (feu) (Linda Dugas), Jean-Charles (Carrie). Il laisse dans le deuil et sera grandement manqué par ses 26 petits-enfants et 34 arrière-petits-enfants. Prédécédé par ses frères Adelme, Rosaire, Benoît, Jean-Eudes, Mathieu, Épiphane, et Émmanuel ainsi que sa soeur Cécile. Raymond manquera énormément à tous ses neveux, ses nièces, et ses amis. Il était un père dévoué à sa famille, toujours souriant et accueillant, et impliqué dans plusieurs activités sociales du Club d’âge d’or et le groupe de prière à l'église Ste. Agnès d'Azilda . Nous souhaitons remercier le personnel de soutien de la Maison McCulloch Hospice pour tout ce que vous avez fait pour notre cher père. La famille recevra les parents et amis à l’église Ste. Agnès, 15 rue Ste. Agnès, Azilda, le samedi 2 février, 2019 à compter de 10h00. La messe funéraire suivra à 11h00 et l’enterrement aura lieu ce printemps après une messe à Cartier. Que vos témoignages de condoléances se traduisent en dons à la Maison McCulloch Hospice ou à l’église Ste. Agnès.

8 Condolences

  1. Dear Denise,

    You, Lee and your family are in our hearts and prayers. What a life and legacy!

    Posted by:Helen & J.P. Mayer
    January 30, 2019
  2. Dear Celine: You are in our thoughts during this difficult time. Our sincere condolences to you, James, and your whole family.

    Ann and Joey

    Posted by:Ann and Joey
    January 26, 2019
  3. Denise and family,

    Sincere condolences on the passing of your dear father.

    Posted by:Kathy Baldan
    January 25, 2019
  4. Dear Denise and family,
    May your memories of your Dad’s life and love bring you comfort and peace.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Posted by:Peter and Alice-Mae
    January 25, 2019
  5. Dear Denise
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. He will always be with you in your good memories. Our thought are with you in this difficult time.

    Posted by:Phil and Janet Reid
    January 25, 2019
  6. Denise,
    Sorry to hear of your father’s passing. From the obituary he had a wonderful life. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

    Posted by:Claire & Carlo
    January 24, 2019
  7. Denise

    Lori and I want to let you know we are thinking about you as you deal with the passing of your Dad. We would very have liked to be in Azilda to personally pass our condolences to you and your family.

    Herb and Lori

    Posted by:Herb and Lori Petras
    January 24, 2019
  8. Dear Denise, Lee & Family,
    When I saw Denise’s father’s photo today, I knew who it was. What an elegant photo of a gentleman. I know his life was good, and blessed. God bless all of the family and friends as you celebrate his long life that enriched our community.

    Posted by:Diane Ikonen
    January 24, 2019

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