Robert Renaud

February 20, 2019 1 Condolence Print Obituary

July 13, 1943 in Montreal, Quebec - February 16, 2019 Edmonton, Alberta

Robert Renaud, beloved husband of his wife of 54 years, Lisette (née Bissonnette); daughters Marie (Robert), Christine (David), Susan, son Michel (Lyn); grandchildren, Aaron, Madeleine; Mathew, Gregory, Karen, Elizabeth; Alexandra, Elizabeth, Rose Amélie; his siblings, Carol, Larry, Gary, Stephan, Sharon; the rest of his extended family and friends whom he cherished. He passed away peacefully surrounded by a great many of his loved ones.

Robert spent many years as a locksmith, specializing in high security locks, master keying, consulting, teaching and management. He was also was a skilled craftsman who could create beautiful pieces of craftwork in wood, metal, and other materials. He loved tools, and was often called the “tool man”.

Robert was a kind, caring, and gentle man who loved and cared for animals, especially the dogs and cats he had as pets over the years. He loved to laugh, and often had a sweet, mischievous twinkle in his eye.

Robert cared deeply about people and was always finding ways to help others, being it through lending his knowledge, tools, or a helping hand. Robert volunteered over the years with many organizations, including the Salvation Army working with homeless people.

Robert was predeceased by his Parents, Victor Renaud, Mae (née Paradis); and his sister Beverly.

Memorial Service
2:00PM Saturday, February 23, 2019
Rio Terrace Community Moravian Church
15108 76 Ave. Edmonton, AB

Memorial contributions may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society, or the Cross Cancer Institute.

  1. Carol and Wayne Gardiner are saddened to hear of Robert’s death. We knew him when we were running Canadian Laser Cartridge. He was everything said in his obituary and more. One of the few “Renaissance Men” we have ever known.

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