web_Renaud_Eugene86 years old, died at Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus on March 1, 2014.   Beloved husband of 51 years to Elizabeth (Betty) (nee Doucette).  Loving father of Carole (Carter) Gill and Randy Gould, Marc  and Colleen , Kevin and Jodi.  Cherished grandfather of Jason and Penny Carter,  Brooke Renaud and Matthew Renaud.  Also missed by Zachary and Gabrielle.  Dear brother of the late George and Victoria Renaud, the late Marguerite and Jake Warren, Theresa and Bob Sorrell, Jacqueline and the late Don Duby, the late Gerald,  Bernadette and Gerry Bruner, Bernard and Jeannine Renaud, Helen Harcus, and Shirley Ann Finn.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Gene worked for Duplate Glass for 27 years and retired from the City of Windsor Huron Lodge in 1993.   He was a member of the Optimist Club of Essex, Board member of the Essex Youth Centre and the Knights of Columbus Council #3305 Essex.  Gene proudly dedicated many years to the Essex Minor Baseball Association.  A great friend of Gord Bacon for more than 68 years.   If you so desire, donations to the Essex Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday 7-9pm, Wednesday 2-5pm and 7-9pm.   Parish, K of C prayers, and Optimist service Wednesday (times to be confirmed).  Funeral Thursday 10:30 am from Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for Mass at 11:00am. Procession to Victoria Memorial Gardens. Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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