Joseph Rene Fernand "Rene" Brisson

July 7, 1933 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 86)


BRISSON, Rene - Peacefully with his family by his side at McGarrell Place, London, on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. At the age of 86. Predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Carol Brisson (nee Carnahan).  Loving Father of Denise Brisson and Paul (Audrey) Brisson. Cherished brother of Lucette Brisson (the late L.M. Boullianne). Predeceased by his brothers Joseph-Edmond Brisson (Fernande), Gerard Brisson (Marie-Paul), Real Brisson (Monique) and sister Rose-Helene (Germain) Brisson. He will also be sadly missed by his brothers-in-law; Jim Carnahan and Mark (Brenda) Carnahan.  Survived by many nieces and nephews who will remember their Uncle Rene fondly. Friends and relatives are invited to celebrate Rene’s life at the Beaty Room at the Thamesford Public Library, 165 Dundas St. W., Thamesford on Saturday February 1st. from 1:00pm  to 3:00pm. Cremation has taken place. Interment took place in the Zion Hill 7th Line Cemetery, Thamesford. If desired, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be arranged through the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, Thamesford Chapel, 519-285-2427. Expressions of love and sympathy may be made at

Special thank you to the staff at McGarrell Place Home for your compassionate and tireless care. A very special thank you to David for your friendship.


‘Thank you, Rene. You showed us value of a smile and a kind word’


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Celebration of Life
February 1, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beaty Room
165 Dundas Street, PO Box 220
Thamesford, Ontario, ON N0M 2M0


Alzheimer Society of Oxford County
575 Peel St., Woodstock ON N4S 1K6

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