July 20, 1954 – October 9, 2022
In loving memory ~
It is with sad hearts that the family of Walter (Wally) Rennie born July 20th, 1954, in Little St. Lawrence (Joe Harbor), Newfoundland announce the loss of their beloved spouse, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather. On his 3rd battle with cancer, Wally passed peacefully and comfortably in his sleep surrounded by his loving family in the early hours of October 9th, 2022, in Salmon Arm, BC.
Survived by his spouse Roxanne L’Esperance, his children Michelle Rennie (Eddy), Deborah Green (Jeff) and Walter Rennie, his grandchildren Kyle, Nicole, Sarah, Haley, Grace, Abigail and Nathan, great grandchildren Madilynn, Liam, Matthew and Jacob.
Also survived by his siblings: Albert Rennie Jr. (Mary), Howard Rennie (Linda), Carmel Rennie Edwards (Patrick), Sylvia Rennie Tarrant (Nicholas), Cyril Rennie (Valerie), Theresa Rennie Courtois (Jacques), Harry Rennie (Elizabeth), John Rennie (Betty), Brian Rennie (Kelly), Richard Rennie (Ingrid Botting).
Predeceased by his parents Albert Rennie and Mary Bridget Rennie of Little St. Lawrence NL and 4 siblings Charles Sr., Sarah Rennie, Charles Jr., Rita Hennebury (Clyde).
Wally will be greatly missed by all his friends and family. His songs and stories will live on in our hearts always and bring us comfort when we remember him.
To see Wally’s full obituary and leave condolences please visit https://www.bowersfuneralservice.com/
Everyone is invited to attend his Celebration of Life which will be held in Williams Lake in the spring of 2023 (more details to follow).
There will also be a Celebration of Life held in Newfoundland the summer of 2023 where his ashes will be laid to rest with his parents.
A viewing will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00pm at Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, BC. After the viewing, Roxanne will be hosting a small gathering in her home, 610 Cedar Street, Sicamous from 2:30 – 4:30pm.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Movember Canada. Movember is the leading charity changing the face of men’s health on a global scale, focusing on mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Donate Here: https://ca.movember.com/donate.
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