OBITUARY

Renato Bambalan

30 September, 19392 April, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Renato Bambalan at home, on the morning of Good Friday, April 2nd, 2021. He was born in San Jacinto, Pangasinan, Philippines.

Renato was predeceased by his father Mariano, mother Felomina, and parents-in-law Francisco and Jasmin Bince.

He leaves to mourn, his beloved wife, Rufina, daughter Rowena, son Rex (Charlene) and his two precious grandchildren Chayse and Carys. He is also survived by his siblings: Cely, Aida, Rudy, Lydia, Manolito, and Teresita and many extended family members. He will always be loved and greatly missed forever in our hearts. May God be with you in your journey home.

Rest in eternal peace Pa.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private viewing will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home. A private funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 11:00 am at Mary, Mother of the Church with Father JB Nguyen presiding. Mass of Christian burial to follow at Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank Dr. Glen Morris and the palliative homecare staff for all of your help these past few months. Thank you to all of our relatives and friends for your help, support, love and condolences that have been very much appreciated.

“Peacefully sleeping, resting at last His weary trials and troubles are past, In silence he suffered, in patience he bore Til God called him home to suffer no more.”

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Trifona Bermisa

15 April 2021

Eternal Rest In Peace Manong Rene... the perpetual light will always shine upon you.

Janice Richmond

14 April 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss Bambi. May Rene rest in peace.

Edwin and Lourdes Reyes

12 April 2021

Our Deepest Sympathy Mng. Pinang, Wowie, Rex and family. God Bless Mng. Rene and may he rest in peace.

Kim, Tim, Racquel, Eniang Bince

12 April 2021

Those who remember Uncle Renato
repeat the same beautiful words to describe him
“compassionate”, “gentle”, “caring”,
and “patient”

As a kid in the Bince family,
with all our funny ways and unexplainable antics,
i don’t initially think to describe us as “patient”…

but this is exactly what Uncle Renato gave our family.
He was a gentle foundation to lean on by his
loving wife, our Aunty Pinang,
his loving kids Wowie and Rex,
his loving daughter-in -law Charlene, and
his precious grandchildren Chayse and Carys.

Those that have memories with our Uncle Renato
remember how he strummed his guitar and sang
under the sun in Pangasinan,
how he would tell to give others the gift of
lightness and laughter, or even
how he taught my mom how to first drive a car.

I am grateful that in my last trip to Winnipeg in 2019,
my ading Tim and I got to visit Uncle Renato.
I won’t ever forget the immediate calmness
and love that i felt when I was around him
and I wish I could go back and give him a hug.
His very nature was medicine.

The name “Renato” means
rebirth, reborn, to rise again.

We will always remember your gentle spirit Uncle Renato.
We love you.

Sending our comfort, thoughts, and prayers as you grieve and heal,
Kim, Tim, Racquel, Eugenia

Melanie de Leon

12 April 2021

You will be missed Ninong. I have only nice memories of you and you are truly one of the kindest persons I know. Love you Ninong.

Josephine/Romeo Gal-lang

12 April 2021

Manong Rene, it is hard to say goodbye but we are comforted in knowing that you are now resting and in paradise with God. We wish we could have seen you one last time but now you are here eternally, in our memories. You were there when our children were born, and today they speak fondly of your kindness, sense of humour and warmth to all. Your legacy lives on in your family and precious grandchildren. We will miss you manong. Rest In Peace. Our condolences: manang Pina, Rex and Wowie we share in your grief. Love always, Sepin and Romeo, Chris & April

Eugenia (Eniang) Bince

11 April 2021

My brother-in-law Manong Renato was such a loving father, grandfather, and husband to my sister Rufina. He was deeply loved and respected by my father Tatang Ecco and mother Inang Jasmin. He was such a kind uncle to his nieces and nephews, and he was a caring soul to all who knew him. Whenever we would come to visit, he would always be the one to open his doors, always the one cooking delicious meals for the entire family.

One of my fondest memories with Manong Renato was back when I was 20 years old, newly immigrated to Canada, and he was my driving instructor. He taught me with a sense of humour and a sense of calm that kept me so assured and at ease on those Winnipeg roads. He was such a good instructor that I passed the test on the very first take.

We will miss his smiles, his laughs, and his humble & gentle nature. He will remain in our thoughts and in our hearts, until we reunite again. Sending all of our deepest condolences, prayers, and hugs to the family.

With Love, Eniang and Children Racquel, Kimberly, and Timothy

Susie Victuelles

11 April 2021

We are sending you healing prayers and comforting hugs...
From the Victuelles’s family

William and Arceli Chua

11 April 2021

Our hearfelt sympathy to you Manang Pina Rowena Rex and family.. We were saddened by the news that Manong Rene has joined our creator.. We will always remember him with his quiet demeanor happy smiling face and good sense of humor.. May God be with you Kuya on your journey back to HIM..Rest in Eternal peace Kuya Rene...🙏🙏🙏

Rolando Vinluan

9 April 2021

Renato (Rene) was a good, loving, compassionate father, and a devoted husband to Rufina Bince-Bambalan. We were neighbors for many years. We used to go out fishing together. At home during his spare time he plays guitar and also sings in Pangasinan. He will be missed by his whole family and a number of good friends. We love you "Pare Rene". Your life was a blessing to all of us. May you rest in God's eternal resting place. The Vinluans (Rolando, David, Paul & Family), Winnipeg, MB., Ottawa, On., Canada