OBITUARY

René Armand Morin

January 11, 1944September 26, 2020
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René Armand Morin beloved husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully on September 26, 2020 at the age of 76.

René is survived by his wife, Charmaine, his two daughters Donna and Deb and son-in-laws Ken and Geoff, grandchildren: Justin, Jordan and Emma as well as two great-grandchildren Daxton and Roselynn. He is also survived by his sister Yvonne as well as nieces and nephews and many close friends and colleagues.

René was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on January 11, 1944. He married Charmaine at the age of 18 and were married for 58 years. René’s work took them to various provinces in Canada and finally settled in Vancouver, B.C. in 1975.

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Joe Tatham

October 21, 2020

I always thought René was indestructible. Sad to hear of his passing. We had a good run at the VRC. He could always light up a room. A great smile and a devilish good nature. So many good memories. My thoughts are are with you, Charmaine, your daughters and extended family. RIP buddy.

David Sinnett

October 21, 2020

So sorry to hear the sad news - I played with René during our Legends days and remember all the good times on and off the field. Sincere condolences to Charmaigne and family.

Irene O’Byrne

October 18, 2020

I am a first cousin to Rene’s sister Ida,I heard of his passing from Ida’s daughter Charlene.So very sorry to hear of this,as he was ,what I consider to be young.I will be 96 at this month’s end.I hope his last days were peaceful.Irene O’Byrne (Trudeau)

Brian Ritchie

October 17, 2020

We have many happy memories of René's generous and bountiful hospitality - our visits to Vancouver were never complete without dinner at 11045-79A Avenue, Delta.

Mountains of food, lashings of liquid refreshments - René could mix a mean Margarita! He was an outgoing, convivial host.

Edna and I also fondly remember a trip to Campbell River with René and Charmaine - mirth and laughter, dazzling sunsets, and our first taste of Canadian wine - a delightful and unexpected bonus for our taste buds!

Here's to a life well-lived, René. You earned massive brownie points from the man upstairs with your choice of life partner - the lovely, equally gregarious, and charming Charmaine - so very aptly named - and your loving family.

Rest well our friend.
Edna and Brian

Peter Humphrys

October 12, 2020

Although I knew Rene only from one chapter in his life and that was when he played for the Vancouver Rowing Club rugby side. He left an indelible memory. He hit the Rowing Club like a hurricane with his outgoing, gregarious personality. Both on and off the pitch he was a dynamic individual. He was a well liked, popular guy and one not soon to be forgotten.

Rest in peace Rene.

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