It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Richard Raymond Lemoine on December 29, 2018, at the age of 69. He was surrounded by his family while vacationing in Bali, Indonesia, a Christmas holiday that he fully embraced to get away from the cold.
Richard is survived by his cherished wife Alice and beloved three sons, Joël (Nadia), Robert (Melissa) and Éric, his brothers, Jacques (Susan), Raymond (Madeleine) and sister Madeleine (René), along with numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Richard was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Hélène Lemoine.
Richard was born on May 1, 1949 in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba. Growing up on the farm, he began acquiring and displaying an ingenuity for creating things, a skill set that played an integral role in his life. Known to everyone as a very skillful and creative ‘handyman’, he leaves behind a piece of his work in many homes.
After taking care of the family land for many years, Richard moved to Winnipeg to begin a new chapter in his life with his wife of 41 years, Alice (Pilon), where they settled and raised their three sons in St. Vital. Through his various jobs over the years (Balcaen and Sons, Independent Heating and Ambassador Mechanical), he took great pride in his work and enjoyed the interactions with both the people and the places he came across. He had a caring spirit, a consistent and perpetual sense of humor, a carefree, positive attitude and a strong catholic faith. He will forever be remembered as being a devoted, supportive and loving husband, father and friend. In his last years of retirement, Richard fully embraced the liberty of being around the house and puttering or fiddling with inventions to surprise his wife after a day of work.
Nous pleurons ton départ, mais nous nous réjouissons de ta nouvelle vie éternelle auprès de Dieu. Nous t’aimons sans mesure et nous te remercions pour tout ce que tu as été pour nous. Veilles sur nous là-haut comme tu as toujours veillé sur nous ici-bas.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the outstanding doctors and staff at the Siloam International Hospital in Bali, for the professional and compassionate care provided for Richard.
The funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 10:30 am, at Saint-Eugène
Roman Catholic Church, 1009 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Private interment to follow at a later date.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Richard Lemoine 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Winnipeg, Province: Manitoba