PHOTOAt Fairfield Park Nursing Home, Wallaceburg on Thursday August 25th, 2016, Rene Chicoine, formerly of Thunder Bay, passed away at the age of 93. Predeceased by his first wife Irene (nee Busnuik) and his late wife Frances (nee Nicholas). Father of Marian (Bob) Allen of Chatham, Violet Heald of London, Gale (Fred) Taylor of Kinkora, P.E.I., Karen (Mike) Allen of London, and Mark (Margaret) Chicoine of Melbourne, Australia. Survived by his 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Brother of Jeannine of Sudbury. Brother-in-law of Pat Veilleux of Hearst. Rene was an avid hunter and fisherman; he spent hours fishing in Northern Ontario and visiting with friends and family in Hearst. Rene worked for over forty years at the Abitibi Pulp and Paper Mill, Thunder Bay. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery, Thunder Bay. The family wishes to thank the staff of Fairfield Park and Dr. T. Perkin for their loving care. Donations in Rene’s memory may be made to the Lung Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF CHATHAM. Share a memory at

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