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René Leon Durocher

December 5, 1929 ~ May 12, 2022 (age 92)


On May 12, 2022 René Leon Durocher, formerly of Mallaig, AB passed away peacefully in his sleep at Extendicare in Bonnyville at the age of 92 years.  After having celebrated his 68th wedding anniversary with Rosalie in the afternoon, his wish to go and rejoice with the Lord was finally granted.

René is lovingly survived by his wife: Rosalie Durocher of Bonnyville, AB, his six daughters and two sons.

Therese (Brian) Malak of Lacombe, AB and their children: Suzanne (Sal) Fashori & their children: Mina & Kale; Richard (Stephany) Malak & their children: Tyran & Selina; Katherine (Gil) Magne and their children: Mathieu, Néomie, Loïc, Amélyn.

Sylvia Durocher of Edmonton, AB.

Carmen (Allan) Plamondon of Glendon, AB and their children: Corine (Les) Korn & their children: Hayden, Hudson & Rowan; Rachel Plamondon and her children: Ethan, Bryce & Deacon; Anthony Plamondon; Marty (Lotus) Plamondon and their children: Cooper & Hayes; Curtis (Jodie) Plamondon and their children: Wyatt, Nolan, Rhéa & Cole.

Madeleine (Robert) Pratch of Goodridge, AB and their children: Gregory (Courtney) Pratch & their children: Artemis & Exzodius; Douglas Pratch.

Marcel Durocher of Fort St. John, BC.

Loraine Durocher of Ardrossan, AB and her children: Alyxandrea Durocher, MacKenzie Durocher.

Stella Durocher (Gord Beattie) of Edmonton, AB and his children.

Victor Durocher of Edmonton, AB and his children: Amanda Durocher, Rebecca Durocher, Emily Durocher.

René is also survived by his sister: Adeline Gascon of Drayton Valley, AB; as well as numerous in-laws, nieces & nephews.

René was predeceased by his parents: Xavier & Antoinette Durocher; sister: Irene (Lucien) Malo; brother-in-law: Henri Gascon.

A private Service of Remembrance, Family & invited guests only, will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville, Alberta with Father Jhack Diaz officiating. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place at a later date.

A live-stream of René's service will be available on our website starting at 2:00 p.m. If you are unable to watch the live-stream a recording of the service will also be made available.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in memory of René may be sent to Haying in the 30’s, c/o Cancer Support, PO Box 35, Mallaig, AB T0A 2K0.


Private Service

Memento Funeral Chapel Bonnyville
5201 Lakeshore Drive
Bonnyville, AB T9N 1X7

Video is available for this event


Haying in the 30's, c/o Cancer Support
PO Box 35, Mallaig AB T0A 2K0

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