Lawrence “Sid”ney Tanguay

October 14, 1949 - March 11, 2021
March 12, 2021 6 Condolences Print Obituary

October 14, 1949 - March 11, 2021

Early in the morning of March 11, 2021, Sid said “enough of this battle with cancer; I am going to a better place” with his family breathing a sigh of relief that he could once again, be without discomfort.

Missing Sid until we meet again are his loving wife Burna; children: Robert (Jennifer) and Patrick Charlene (Steven) Barenkopf, Keith (Maggie) Berns, Julie-Anne Tiegen, and Eric (Cheri) Berns; thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; his mother, Stellla; brothers: Denis (Elise), Ernie (Ana Lou) and Raymond (Marilynn); brother-in-law Gerry as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and very dear friends.

He was predeceased by his father Phillip; brother Gordie; son-in-law John Tiegen and his in-laws; Roland and Juliette Ward.

Sid’s passions in life were his family, home, dear friends and 30 years working for NAR and CN Rail.  Railroading played a major role in his life.  Sid’s big heart, and genuinely caring plus his wacky sense of humour have touched so many. We were truly blessed having him in our lives.

Due to COVID, a Celebration of Sid’s life will take place at a later date.

Donations may be made on his behalf to the Cross Cancer Institute Edmonton

  1. My sincere condolences to Burna, the Tanguay “boys” and their families and to ‘mom’ Stella.
    Would it be possible to be informed when and where Sid’s Celebration of Life will take place?

    • This fine man is sadly missed. We enjoyed Sid’s sense of humour and friendship over many years. He and Burna were truly a perfect match and we are so saddened to see this end. However, the memories of this fine man will live on in our hearts forever. Burna has the gift from Sid by his having left her with ever so many wonderful memories. RIP Sid!

    • Sid spoke frequently of you..reminicing…Celebration of Life, hopefully, will be this August..Covid permitting. Yoour condolences are greatly appreciated.

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Sid’s death. Another fine Nar man gone. My he Rest In Peace. My sympathies go out to his family.

    Agnes Miseck & family

  3. Burna, Aunty Stella and families
    We are so sorry to hear about Sid, he was a awesome cousin and friend. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.
    Our thoughts are with all of you always.
    Erica, Evelyn, Henry and families

  4. We ver sorry to hear of Sid’s passing. We first met 40 years ago in Grande Prairie and he welcomed us to the community. Had some great times together over the years. Always had a laugh and smile to share. Rest in peace Sidney

    Tim & Lois Urbanovitch

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