Corporal Richard Renaud's funeral

    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Jan. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - The military funeral of
Corporal Richard Renaud will take place at 2 pm on Saturday, January 26th in
Chicoutimi's Eglise Evangélique, located at 265, Malraux Street, Ville de
Saguenay, in the Chicoutimi borough. Corporal Renaud died in Afghanistan on
January 15th.
    Fellow citizen who would like to honour Corporal Renaud, are welcome to
do so on January 26th, along the funeral procession route which will travel
past Bégin St. starting from Gravel et Fils funeral home (Bégin/Champs-Elysées
intersection) to Barrette Blvd. The funeral procession should leave Gravel et
Fils funeral home around 1:45 pm.


    When:  Friday, January 25th, from 2 pm to 5 pm and from 7 pm to 10 pm,
           and Saturday, January 26th, from 10 am to 1:00 pm.

    Where: Gravel et fils funeral home, located at 825, Bégin Street,
           Ville de Saguenay, Chicoutimi borough, Quebec.

    Born in Alma, Québec, Corporal Richard Renaud joined the Canadian Forces
on October 6th, 2004. Serving as an armoured soldier, Richard's unit was the
12e Régiment blindé du Canada, based in Valcartier. He was 26 years old and
was on his first tour overseas.


    Members of Corporal Renaud wish that the media representatives respect
their privacy throughout this difficult grievance time and therefore they have
chosen not to accept any interview. Please note that the media will be
accepted inside and outside the church during the funeral ceremony, however
family members have requested that no image or sound are to be captured inside
the church.
    Inquiry regarding the deceased or the funeral ceremony may be addressed to
any member of the 5th CMBG Public Affairs Office Staff.

For further information:

For further information: 5th CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000
extension 4224, Pager: (418) 260-3082

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