Raymond Marcel Lucien Rioux passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital on Friday, May 17th, 2013 at the age of 77 years. A Memorial Service was held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Golden on Saturday afternoon, May 25th with Reverend Derrick Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, 200 – 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 4K6, in memory of Raymond.
Raymond was born in Mazenod, Saskatchewan on April 9, 1936 and was a long-time resident of Golden. Raymond enjoyed tinkering with old cars in his spare time and was an avid Saskatchewan Roughriders fan even though he lived in B.C. Raymond was interested in politics and enjoyed political discussions with his friends. Raymond’s joy in life was his family and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Raymond was predeceased by his parents, François and Andrée as well as siblings Frank, Roger and Louis. He is survived by his loving wife Audrey of Golden; three children: Andrée Rioux of Revelstoke, Marie (Ron) Gaudreault of Golden and Raymond Albert (Kelly) Rioux of Calgary; grandchildren: Joel and Jessica Bourke, Emma and Rose Gaudreault and William Rioux; siblings: Paul, Marcel, Helen, Mary and Yvonne as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Raymond’s family by viewing his obituary at www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.