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POISSANT – Raymond “Ray” Donat

December 16, 1927 – October 13, 2010

On October 13, 2010, Raymond “Ray” Donat Poissant passed away peacefully at the age of 82 years. He was surrounded by his beautiful wife and their seven children.

Ray was the youngest son of Anna and Xyste Poissant and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1948, he married the love of his life Dorothy. Together, they developed a successful construction company, Ray Poissant Construction LTD. which was responsible for building numerous houses, schools, churches and other buildings throughout Edmonton.

Following retirement, Ray moved his family to Kamloops, BC where he pursued his passion for golf and gardening. Ray will be remembered for his sense of humour and love of life.

Ray is survived by his lovely wife Dorothy; children, Lynda Poissant, Gerry (Judy) Poissant, Rolland Poissant, Michelle Poissant, Jocelynn (Randy) Tyler, Richard Poissant and Denise Poissant; twelve grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Raymond Poissant, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. David Poissant :

    Aunt Dorothy and family:

    I’m sorry to learn of Uncle Ray’s passing. It’s been a long time since we’ve visited; I thought of you and Ray often, with so many miles between us.

    I wish you all courage to face the coming days without him, and strength to continue in the manner Uncle Ray would like.

    Dave & Gloria Poissant

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  2. Jacqueline Poissant :

    Aunt Dorothy and Family,

    So very sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. I can only imagine how difficult a time this must be for you all. Please know that you are in deep in our thoughts.

    Jacqueline (Michael) Poissant
    and Paul Poissant

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  3. Margaret Heslop :

    Margaret Heslop & family wish to express our sincere sympathy to the family of Ray Poissant

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  4. Aunt Dorthy and Family,

    I’m very sad to learn of Uncle Ray’s passing. It is a comfort to have the memory of our last vist when my mom was still with us. I know this is a difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Laurie White

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  5. John Brownlee :

    To Gerry & family, Saw your dad’s obituary in the Kamloops newspaper. Haven’t seen or heard the name Poissant for many years. My sincere condolences to you and your family ! Best regards, from an old friend. Sincerely, John Brownlee

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