Bissonnette, René (WWII veteran) - Joseph René Grégoire Bissonnette, born May 24, 1924, died peacefully at home on December 10, 2004. He will be remembered by all who new him and especially his beloved wife of 50 years, Marcelle (Couillard), his children Laurent (Anne Wilson), Philippe, Nicole (Pierre D’Avignon) Céline (Quan Sim) and Stéphane (Cyndi Charlebois) and his grandchildren, Christopher, Christian, Julie, David, Andrée and Lee Ong. René is survived by his siblings Annette, Eveline and Paul. He is predeceased by his siblings, Albert, Armand, Aline and Marguerite. Relatives and friends will be received at Heritage Funeral Home, 2871 St. Joseph Blvd., Orléans, to share their memories of René with his family on Tuesday, December 14, 2004 from 10-12 a.m. and from 1:30-3:30 p.m. to be followed by a memorial service in the chapel. In René’s memory, donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation (613) 247-3527 would be appreciated by the family.