Ronald Joseph Bourassa
Ronald Joseph Bourassa passed away peacefully in Sherwood Park at the age of 76 on July 10, 2023.
He is survived by his wife Carlene, his children Ronalee (Dan), Danielle (Lyle), Jeffrey and Kristina, and grandchildren Klara, Thomas, Morgan, Sarah, Ally and Joseph. In addition to his siblings Eugene, Helen, and Laurette he is also survived by his mother, Anna, of Edmonton.
After spending his childhood in Radville, Saskatchewan and attending Notre Dame High School in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, Ron went to DeVry Tech in Toronto. He worked as an Operator on Ellesmere Island in northern Canada before enjoying a long career at Syncrude Research Center in Edmonton. To continue his education and stay current in his field, Ron obtained his Instrumentation Engineering Technology Diploma from NAIT in 1999.
In addition to a busy life raising their 4 children, Ron and Carlene fostered over 30 children and donated much of their spare time to volunteering for the Church, Special Olympics and the Robin Hood Association.
In retirement, Ron enjoyed extensive travel throughout Europe and model railroading, as well as spending time with his grandchildren. He will be remembered by many.
There will be a celebration of Ron’s life held for close family and friends on Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00 at the Trinity Funeral Home 10530 116 Street, Edmonton AB.
In lieu of flowers please donate in Ron Bourassa’s name to the Robin Hood Association (www.robinhoodassoc.com).