René Athanase Bertholet beloved husband of Claudette Bertholet of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at the age of 72 years.
René was born in Wauchope, SK. His family settled in Regina where René received his education. René transferred to Calgary with British American Oil in 1960. During his retirement he enjoyed volunteering at Heritage Park.
Besides his loving wife of fifty years, René is survived by his daughter Renette; two sons and daughters-in-law Daryl and Nancy Bertholet and Warren and Loretta Bertholet; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. René is also survived by his three sisters and one brother.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, January 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. Vincent De Paul Society, website: www.ssvpwr.ca or to the Inn from the Cold Society, Suite 104, 110 – 11th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5, Telephone: (403) 263-8384.
In living memory of René Bertholet, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences