Ronald Lawrence (Ron) Patenaude, Major CAF, Retired (1975) and DND, Retired (1991)
At the Ottawa Hospital, on May 30, 2020, at the age of 91. Beloved husband of Lois (née Harvey) for 64 years. Dearly loved father of Susan Patenaude (Michael Babin) and Michael Patenaude (Rhonda Francis). Cherished Grandad of Marc Babin (Michelle, née Sabourin) and Eric Babin, and dear Great-Grandad of André and Clara Babin. Son of the late Ovila and Berthe (née Ethier) Patenaude and brother of the late Rhéal and Marcel Patenaude. Fondly remembered by family and friends near and far. Ron was a good, kind, patient, strong, dependable man with a sense of humour, who was devoted to his family. He will be deeply missed. The family would like to thank the many healthcare professionals who provided excellent and compassionate care in Ron's final months. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, a celebration of Ron's life will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.