Rene Francis Defries

November 18, 1941 - March 25, 2024


It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Rene Francis Defries on March 25, 2024, at the age of 82 years. Survived by his beloved wife, Genevieve, of 52 years; daughter Yvette (Shaun) and their children Hailey and Connor; daughter Danielle (Jay) and their son Henry; siblings Leoni, Claudette (Lionel) and Marcus (Sheila); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and family. Preceded by his parents, Margaret and Marcel.

Funeral mass to be held on April 3, 2024, at 2:00pm at Saint John XXIII Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Assumption Roman Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation.